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Oman

Snake Canyon

Nature's water park in the Wadi Bani Awf valley is full of pools flanked with cliffs and natural water slides.
Qurayyat, Oman

Bimmah Sinkhole

A sinkhole turned swimming hole, full of dazzling turquoise water.
Nakhl, Oman

Nakhal Fort

An imposing Omani fortress surrounded by date palm trees.
Ibri, Oman

Beehive Tombs of Bat

Groups of prehistoric tombs that dot the mountains of Northern Oman.
Cochabamba, Bolivia

Cristo de la Concordia

This giant Christ took first place in South America's religious arms race.
Potosi, Bolivia

Potosí Silver Mines

Mountain of unimaginable riches that bankrolled the Spanish Empire, complete with its own underworld god.
La Paz, Bolivia

Cementerio General

In La Paz's huge, city-sized cemetery, the deceased are stored in rows of apartment-like buildings.
Bolivia

Laguna Verde

This lake’s emerald green waters are a spectacular sight, but it’s not a great place for a swim.
Nor Yungas, Bolivia

North Yungas Road

Death road of Bolivia.
Sur Lípez, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada

Red lake 4,000 meters above sea level is home to rare flamingos.
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Graffiti in the Reichstag

The walls of Germany's Parliament still show the scars of the Red Army takeover in World War II.
Berlin, Germany

Burgermeister

Where once there was a train station bathroom, there is now this German burger joint.
Barcelona, Spain

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista

The largest Art Nouveau complex in the world is a Barcelona hospital with a 600-year-long history.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historical Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay", this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
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.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tiny Hidden Houses on Westerstraat

Seven mini rowhouses fill the gap between 54 and 70 Westerstraat.
Paris, France

Montmartre Cemetery

A horde of stray cats rule in this secluded Parisian cemetery under a bridge.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Bilbao, Spain

Fountain of Dogs

This 19th-century fountain's namesake animal isn't what you think it is.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Bangkok, Thailand

Cabbages & Condoms

A condom-covered Thai restaurant that is more concerned with birth control than food.
Córdoba, Spain

Mosque-Cathedral

Spain's unique Mosque-Cathedral has been a place of worship for both Muslims and Christians throughout its history.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Giant Of Rotterdam

A statue of the second-tallest Dutchman in history.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.