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Iceland

Krýsuvíkurbjarg (Krýsuvík Cliffs)

The summer tourists on these cliffs are thousands of seabirds.
Iceland

Selatangar

Eerie ruins of an abandoned medieval fishing village crumble atop an unforgiving stretch of earth.
Iceland

Great Auk Sculpture at Valahnúkamöl

This five-foot-tall bronze bird is a memorial to a species that was hunted out of existence.
Hveragerði, Iceland

Hveragerði Sunnumӧrk Shopping Center

The Hveragerði fissure runs through this unassuming shopping center.
Hveragerði, Iceland

Reykjadalur

Iceland's "Smoky Valley" is a beautiful river that is shrouded in a constant cover of steam clouds.
Thingvellir, Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past.
Thingvellir, Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
Deildartunguhver, Iceland

Deildartunguhver

Europe’s most powerful hot spring supplies the surrounding region with hot water.
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock.
Iceland

Rauðfeldsgjá

This mountain fissure hides a secret path to a secluded mossy grotto within the rock itself.
Iceland

Svörtuloft Lighthouse

A Wes Anderson-esque lighthouse that boasts magnificent coastal views.
Iceland

Snæfellsjökull

A formerly glacier-tipped volcano that inspired none other than Jules Verne.
Hellissandur, Iceland

Murals of Hellissandur

Dozens of large, brightly-colored paintings adorn the walls of the "street art capital of Iceland."
Iceland

Berserkjahraun

This scenic Icelandic lava flow is named for a pair of Berserkers who were murdered, according to a famous Saga.
Palermo, Italy

Capuchin Monastery Catacombs

Thousands of well-dressed mummies below a monastery.
Salzburg, Austria

The Catacombs of St. Peter's Abbey

These 12th-century catacombs carved into a mountainside were a place of mysticism and Christian hermitages.
Oxford, England

Another Time II

Hidden in plain sight, this creepy sculpture watches from above.
Oxford, England

The Sheldonian Theatre

A theatre built to house the rowdy Oxford graduation ceremonies became the stage for a debate about God's existence.
Bath, England

Pulteney Weir

This picturesque horseshoe weir was first built in the 1600s to prevent flooding in the town of Bath.
Devizes, England

Devizes Market Cross

The plaques around this 19th-century structure recall some rather strange tales.
Bradford-on-Avon, England

Town Bridge & Lock-up

This bridge later moonlighted as a local jail.
Wiltshire, England

Woodhenge

The first archaeological site discovered by aerial photography.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
London, England

London's Rose-Ringed Parakeets

Legend says these colorful, invasive residents are the descendants of birds released by Jimi Hendrix.