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Noord, Aruba

Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins

The remnants of an abandoned, 19th-century gold mill along Aruba's rugged northeastern coast.
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudí's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
Meriden, England

National Cyclists Memorial

The obelisk honors the cyclist troops who were killed during World War I.
Birmingham, England

Birmingham Walk of Stars

The star-studded street honors the city's most notable Brummies.
London, England

Banksy's 'Designated Graffiti Area'

Banksy gives himself artistic license with this piece of London street art.
Xian Shi, China

Xi'an City Walls

An ancient fortification lives on in this Chinese city.
Velha Goa, India

Church of St. Cajetan

The last remaining colonial-era Italian church in Old Goa.
Arequipa, Peru

Monasterio de Santa Catalina

This 16th-century monastery was founded to cloister the daughters of wealthy local families.
Cusco, Peru

Plaza de Armas

Built on the remains of one the Incas’ most important gathering spots, this square keeps the spirit of a fallen empire alive.
Lima, Peru

Paddington Bear of Lima

The little bear in the "funny kind of hat" has made his way from London back to Peru.
Nazca, Peru

Nazca Lines Observation Tower

This metal tower in the desert provides views of a handful of Nazca geoglyphs.
Pisco, Peru

Paracas Candelabra

The mysterious "Candelabra of the Andes" could represent anything from a god's trident to a hallucinogenic plant.
Maras, Peru

Salt Pans of Maras

This Peruvian canyon is filled with geometric salt pools that have been being harvested since the Incan empire.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca.
Urubamba, Peru

Skylodge

Sleep in a glass pod dangling off a cliff.
Urubamba, Peru

Moray

Huge stone depressions which may have acted as an Incan agricultural experiment.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Huayna Picchu

If you’ve ever seen a picture of Machu Picchu, then you’ve seen a picture of Huayna Picchu—you just didn’t realize it.
Ica, Peru

Huacachina

An unexpected desert oasis in South America.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish conquistadors.
Nazca, Peru

Nazca Lines

Giant ancient line art drawn in the Peruvian desert so large that it can only be fully seen from the sky.
Pitumarca, Peru

Rainbow Mountain

A remote candy-striped mountain in the Peruvian Andes straight out of the pages of Dr. Seuss.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.