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Prague, Czechia

'Llamas (He and She)'

The rusted creatures wait to be discovered in Prague's botanical garden.
Newfoundland and Labrador

Iceberg Alley

Hundreds of enormous icebergs drift through this waterway every year.
Lewisburg, West Virginia

Lost World Caverns

Home of a 28-foot tall stalagmite known as the War Club.
Uayma, Mexico

Santo Domingo de Guzman Church and Convent

This one-of-a-kind convent boasts a kaleidoscopic exterior of stars and double-headed eagles.
Oughterard, Ireland

Alpacas of Curraghduff Farms

Fluffy and friendly alpacas nestled against the border of the beautiful Connemara region.
Lucknow, India

Bara Imambara

This magnificent 18th-century hall consists of a maze of nearly a thousand interconnected passages.
Hillerød, Denmark

Frederiksborg Castle

This striking royal residence is the largest Renaissance-style castle in Scandinavia.
Benton, Illinois

George Harrison Commemorative Mural

The famous Beatle secretly visited this Illinois town several times to visit his sister.
Storforshei, Norway

Arctic Circle Centre

This roadside attraction looks like a flying saucer parked atop the tundra.
Gokdepe, Turkmenistan

Saparmurat Hajji Mosque

A memorial to the thousands of Turkmen soldiers and civilians who died in a bloody 1881 battle.
Mahabaleshwar, India

Pratapgad Fort

This fortress played a key role in the battle that would ultimately give rise to the Maratha Empire.
Alcoi, Spain

Llotja de Sant Jordi

This exhibition space designed to look like the skeleton of a whale is hidden underground.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Merv, Turkmenistan

Ancient Merv

This famed Silk Road oasis was one of the largest cities in the world before it was destroyed by a Mongol horde.
Batna, Algeria

Timgad

Classical ruins that remember ancient Rome's presence in Africa.
Centerville, Indiana

Warm Glow Candle Outlet

A giant lumpy candle serves as a beacon for this highly scented pit stop.
Tosashimizu, Japan

Ashizuri Underwater Observation Tower

This retro underwater observation tower would make the perfect lair for a sea-loving villain.
Anegada, British Virgin Islands

Anegada Conch Middens

A mountain of conch shells created by centuries of fishermen.
Tikal, Guatemala

Howler Monkeys of Tikal

These roaring primates were considered a divine creature in the cosmology of the Maya.
Mexico City, Mexico

Proyecto Público Prim (Public Project Prim)

This once-abandoned mansion is now a dreamy event space.
Pakistan

World's Highest ATM

Just in case you need some cold cash at the top of the world.
Payson, Utah

Devil's Kitchen

A dazzling display of red rocks weathered into spires and hoodoos.
Lekki, Nigeria

Lekki Conservation Center

This Nigerian nature reserve is home to the longest canopy walkway in Africa.
Fortescue, Australia

Totem Pole

Many rock climbers have come to conquer this slender sea stack, with various degrees of success.