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Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
Bratton, England

Westbury White Horse

A giant white horse drawn on an English hillside may not have been intended to be a horse at all.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Wiltshire, England

Old Wardour Castle

Besieged by war, this castle ruin has crumbled into a peaceful picnic spot.
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock

The oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
Quepos, Costa Rica

El Avion Restaurant and Bar

The sister plane of the C-123 shot down during the Iran-Contra Affair has found a new purpose in retirement.
George Town, Malaysia

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram

Giant relaxing Buddha in Malaysia.
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Malaysia's floating mosque.
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

BOH Tea Garden and Factory

The largest tea plantation in Southeast Asia supplies gorgeous vistas alongside tea for the surrounding countries.
Kota Belud, Malaysia

Nepenthes Rajah: The King of the Pitcher Plants

These rat eating Giant Malaysian Pitcher Plants may have evolved to eat shrew poop.
Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching Cat Museum

Two thousand feline artifacts fill Malaysia's "Cat City."
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Crystal Mosque

Extravagant mosque honors modern Islam.
Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi Sky Bridge

This dangerous-looking suspension bridge may have been too unstable to remain open.
Bestari Jaya, Malaysia

Kampung Kuantan Fireflies Park

Malaysian fireflies create a dazzling display as thousands light up in unison.
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar's Night Market

After sunset the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town neighborhood transforms into a culinary playground.
Antsalova, Madagascar

Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park and Nature Reserve

Fabulous formations, weird and wonderful wildlife.
Madagascar

The Pirate Cemetery

This picturesque island graveyard is the final resting place of dozens of notorious pirates.
Morondava, Madagascar

Avenue of the Baobabs

The centuries old trees lining both sides of this dirt road may become Madagascar's first natural monument.
Bandiagara, Mali

Bandiagara Escarpment Cliff Dwellings

These homes carved into the mountains seem to defy the laws of nature.
Djenne, Mali

Great Mud Mosque of Djenné

The central mosque of this Mali town is entirely built from mud.
Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast Castle

Where thousands of slaves passed through the "Door of No Return."
West Gonja, Ghana

Mole National Park

At Ghana's largest wildlife refuge you feel like you're right in the animals' backyard.
Bulls, New Zealand

The Town of Bulls

The "punniest place on Earth” has nearly as many bull-themed puns as it does people.