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The beach facing Brisbane City and River.
Brisbane, Australia

Streets Beach

Brisbane's manmade urban beach has enough water to fill five Olympic-sized swimming pools.
-27.4779, 153.0231
Abandoned aircraft between leaves, Bali
Kuta, Indonesia

Bali's (Other) Abandoned Plane

The wing of this deserted Boeing 737 almost touches the Dunkin' Donuts next door.
-8.7656, 115.1786
The abandoned plane.
Kuta Selatan, Indonesia

Bali's Abandoned Plane

Someone left a Boeing 737 in a field in southern Bali.
-8.8322, 115.1884
Taman Festival Bali.
Denpasar Timur, Indonesia

Taman Festival

A haunting abandoned theme park slowly being swallowed by the jungle.
-8.6575, 115.2654
Goa Gajah
Sukawati, Indonesia

Goa Gajah

The name of this ancient Indonesian temple translates as "Elephant Cave" but it could be more accurately called "The Hellmouth."
-8.5234, 115.2864
Readymix logo on the Nullarbor Plain.
Caiguna, Australia

Giant Readymix Logo

Some of the world's largest letters are carved into the limestone bedrock of the Nullarbor Plain.
-32.2169, 125.3604
Paronella Park
Mena Creek, Australia

Paronella Park

A castle hand built by a Spanish dreamer in the Australian tropical jungle.
-17.6567, 145.9563
Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, Australia.
Hillvue, Australia

Big Golden Guitar

Monument that stands 40 feet and weighs 1,000 pounds.
-31.1298, 150.9208
Moonbi's Big Chook. (Panoramio)
Moonbi, Australia

Big Chook

Fiberglas monument to Moonbi's poultry industry.
-31.0226, 151.0696
Gaztelugatxe
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Spain

Gaztelugatxe

Hundreds of stone stairs and a winding medieval bridge connect this haunting Spanish island to the mainland.
43.4470, -2.7850
Puppy at its permanent location in Aguirre plaza outside the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum.
Bilbao, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
43.2743, -2.9337
São Bento Railway Station
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
41.1456, -8.6105
Pena National Palace
Sintra, Portugal

Pena National Palace

This unreal Portuguese palace looks as though it's made from a pile of different castles.
38.7876, -9.3906
From the water
Lisbon, Portugal

Belem Tower Rhinoceros - Torre de Belém

A king's pet, a pope's gift, an artist's inspiration, and a tragic shipwreck.
38.6916, -9.2160
Santa Justa Lift
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
38.7121, -9.1394
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
38.7121, -9.1404
Portugal's Chapel of Bones
Évora, Portugal

Portugal's Chapel of Bones

A 16th century chapel decorated with bones, skulls, and entire bodies hanging from the wall.
38.5689, -7.9090
Solar Power Tower
Sanlúcar la Mayor, Spain

Solar Power Tower

Spain's stunning solar energy plant.
37.4430, -6.2500
Tomb of Columbus in Seville Cathedral
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.
37.3857, -5.9938
(Flickr/Turismo de Sevilla)
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.
37.3932, -5.9922
Júzcar
Júzcar, Spain

Juzcar

This quaint Spanish village agreed to be painted blue as a marketing stunt but found that they preferred it that way.
36.6253, -5.1703
Ronda, Spain
Ronda, Spain

Ronda, Spain

Three bridges, two historical sections of city, and one giant canyon make up this fantastic Spanish settlement.
36.7404, -5.1644
Ardales, Spain

El Caminito del Rey (The King's Little Pathway)

Spanning the El Chorro gorge, this pathway used to be one of the most dangerous crossings in the world.
36.9158, -4.7728
Barcelona, Spain

Mirador de Colom (Columbus Monument)

A vista of the city and sea from atop the little-known viewing deck on an unassuming Columbus statue.
41.3758, 2.1777