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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Iguana Bridge

This bridge over the River Cuale leads to a neighborhood that was once an escape for Hollywood's elite.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Rotonda del Mar

A Lovecraftian altar of nightmarish bronze chairs sits ominously on a boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta.
Kilmartin, Scotland

Kilmartin Glen Prehistoric Monuments

This collection of Neolithic monuments make up one of The U.K.'s richest archeological landscapes.
Kilmartin, Scotland

Ballymeanoch Prehistoric Monuments

This Neolithic-era complex boasts standing stones, a cairn, and the only henge in Western Scotland.
Rosemarkie, Scotland

The Fairy Glen - Rosemarkie

This lovely Scottish nature walk leads to the source of a local legend.
Arrochar, Scotland

The Cobbler (Ben Arthur)

This uniquely shaped rock formation is one of Scotland's most iconic mountains and gives spectacular views in all directions.
Lerwick, Scotland

Shetland Library

This public library still showcases its former life as a 19th-century church.
Lerwick, Scotland

Lerwick Public Sign Snail

The unexpected mascot of Shetland's capital.
Lairg, Scotland

Falls of Shin

This man-made waterfall was designed to help improve access for spawning salmon.
Scalloway, Scotland

The Shetland Bus Memorial

This memorial celebrates the legacy of the British-Norwegian resistance movement during World War II.
Lassodie, Scotland

St. Ninian's Fife Earth Project

The half-finished remains of what would have been Scotland’s biggest piece of landscape art.
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Loch Long Torpedo Range

A long-abandoned relic of World War II.
Mid Clyth, Scotland

Hill O' Many Stanes

A collection of short standing stones covers this hillside.
Haroldswick, Scotland

The Viking Unst Project and Skidbladner

Recreations of a Norse longhouse and boat on Shetland's northernmost inhabited island.
Lerwick, Scotland

The Dutchman's Leap

Legend has it that a Dutch fisherman lost control of his Shetland pony and tumbled from this cliff.
Eaglesham, Scotland

Whitelee Wind Farm

The biggest onshore wind farm in the United Kingdom.
Dunnet, Scotland

Dunnet Head Lighthouse

The most northern place on the mainland of Great Britain.
Bixter, Scotland

Shetland Cake Fridges and Honesty Boxes

Across the islands, baked goods, sauces, and much more are for sale 24/7.
Glasgow, Scotland

Temple Gasometers

These rusting, skeletal structures are monolithic monuments to Glasgow's industrial past
Peebles, Scotland

Neidpath Train Tunnel

An abandoned, desolate train tunnel that was used during World War II.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cafe Royal

Come for the oysters, stay for the priceless art honoring inventors across history and Scotland's favorite outdoor sports.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery Mortsafes

Protecting the dead from opportunistic body snatchers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Witchery

Near the former site of numerous witch burnings, this lavish Edinburgh mainstay pays homage to Scotland's brutal history.
Gibraltar

Union Jack Steps

Red, white, and blue painted steps along with a Union Jack celebrate the outcome of Gibraltar's 1967 referendum.