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Luang Prabang, Laos

Bamboo Bridges of Luang Prabang

These bamboo and rope bridges cross the Nam Khan River for six months every year.
Winchester, England

The Great West Window

This cathedral's stained-glass patchwork of psychedelic colors and shapes was put in place long before the swinging 60s.
London, England

The Fourth Plinth

Originally meant to hold a statue of King William IV, this support sat empty for years. Today, it hosts a rotating cast of public artwork.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Museum of the Old Bridge

Carefully reconstructed after the Bosnian War, this 16th-century bridge stands as a symbol of the country's enduring multicultural heritage.
Coventry, England

Caludon Castle Ruins

This ruin in a suburban park may be the place where Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was first performed.
Winchester, England

The Winchester Mizmaze

A rare labyrinth-style path carved into a historic hill.
Hampshire, England

Portuguese Fireplace

This unlikely memorial honors the Canadian and Portuguese laborers who felled trees for the Allies in World War I.
Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Alice Liddell's Grave

The grave of Mrs. Reginald Hargreaves, who inspired the tale 'Alice in Wonderland.'
Lyndhurst, England

Bolton's Bench

According to legend, a noble knight and a terrible dragon lie beneath this storied hill.
Cambridge, England

Snowy Farr Sculpture

An unusual artwork dedicated to a unique man that entertained people visiting Cambridge while raising money for charity.
West Midlands, England

Moseley Bog

An ancient woodland that inspired a young J.R.R. Tolkien.
Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon

Jounieh Cable Car

An intimate look into the apartments of Jounieh via cable car.
Jitta, Lebanon

Jeita Grotto

A monumental underground karstic wonderland is also the water source for over a million citizens of Beirut.
Aleppo, Syria

Souk al-Saqatiya

Amid the rubble of Aleppo's Old Quarter, part of a historic market has been restored and re-opened.
Safita, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers

Ruins of the Crusaders' headquarters.
Palmyra, Syria

Palmyra

Mysterious lost empire of the Silk Road.
Beirut, Lebanon

The Egg

This modernist cinema has survived war and reconstruction to become a symbol of Lebanon’s revolutionary spirit.
Beirut, Lebanon

The Grudge (Al Ba’sa)

Beirut's thinnest building was the result of feuding brothers.
Hama, Syria

Norias of Hama

Only a handful of these gorgeous historic waterwheels remain but even those are in danger from local unrest.
Aleppo, Syria

The Citadel of Aleppo

One of the oldest and largest castles in the world.
Tahouitet El Ghadir, Lebanon

Moussa Castle

Lebanese castle built by one man, over a lifetime.
Beiteddine, Lebanon

Beiteddine Palace

After this one-of-a-kind palace was built the architect's hands are said to have been cut off to keep it that way.
Baalbek, Lebanon

Baalbek Trilithon

The largest hewn stone in history.
Qurnat As Sawda, Lebanon

Qurnat As Sawda

Lebanon's highest point offers expansive views, martian terrains, and eerie ski lifts.