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Tirana, Albania

Tirana's Colorful Facade

What happens when you cross a mayor and a painter?
Bommayapalayam, India

Auroville

This experimental utopian "city of the future" in rural India may hold a dark secret.
Hampi, India

Hampi

The remains of what was, not so long ago, the world's largest city.
Larabanga, Ghana

Larabanga Mosque

The first mosque in Ghana is known as the "Mecca of West Africa."
Moldova

'Welcome to Gagauzia' Sign

This sign marks the entrance to a tiny proto-state within the small country of Moldova.
Chisinau, Moldova

Milestii Mici

Home to the Golden Collection, a world of wine in Moldova.
West Gonja, Ghana

Mole National Park

At Ghana's largest wildlife refuge you feel like you're right in the animals' backyard.
Assin South, Ghana

Kakum Canopy Walk

This series of rope-style bridges brings visitors into a jungle layer that is usually reserved for birds and monkeys.
Ishøj, Denmark

Forgotten Giants

Six beautiful wooden giants are hidden around Copenhagen.
East Azerbaijan Province, Iran

Lake Urmia

This lake in northwest Iran has started turning from green to red more frequently than scientists are comfortable with.
Shooshtar, Iran

Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System

This beautiful system of tunnels built into natural rock serves as a centuries old plumbing system.
Orost, Iran

Badab-e Surt

Iran's colorful terraces are a rare geological masterpiece.
Kandovan, Iran

Troglodyte Village of Kandovan

Modern-day cave dwellers carve elaborate homes out of volcanic debris.
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Hoia-Baciu Forest

Some call this eerie forest of crooked trees the "Bermuda Triangle of Romania."
Bezidu Nou, Romania

Flooded Village of Bezidu Nou

This Romanian village may have been drowned, but it is long from forgotten.
Isfahan, Iran

Sheikh Lotfallah Mosque

17th century mosque for Shah Abbas' harem.
Amman, Jordan

Roman Theater of Amman

This exceptionally well-preserved ancient marvel also houses a small museum dedicated to Jordanian folk tradition.
Ali Sadr, Iran

Ali Sadr Cave

This vast, water-filled underground labyrinth can only be toured by boat.
Meybod, Iran

Yakhchāls

Ancient structures used to make and preserve ice in the deserts of Persia.
Iran

Kharānaq

The tower in this 1,000-year-old mud-brick village seems to vibrate for no apparent reason.
Kerman, Iran

Lut Desert (Dasht-e Lut)

The hottest, driest, and most scenic desert on Earth.
Iran

Tomb of Cyrus

This ancient burial site is believed to be one of the first earthquake-protected structures in the world.
Iran

Naqsh-e Rustam

The ancient necropolis houses the immense rock-cut tombs of four Persian kings.
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dragon Bridge

A whimsical bridge adorned with decorative dragons.