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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Daksa Island

This Croatian island is for sale but no one is buying due to the dozens of accused Nazi sympathizers who were massacred there after WWII.
Hove, England

Armada Beacon

This large torch on the Hove coastline helped Sir Francis Drake defend England from the Spanish fleet.
Brighton, England

The Booth Museum of Natural History

The natural history museum displaying the British bird collections and dioramas of Edward Booth, free of charge.
Brighton, England

'Twins'

These shopping center benches are actually a modern art installation.
Brighton, England

Remains of the Royal Suspension Chain Pier

Half-drowned wooden stumps and stone blocks are all that remain of a Victorian landing that was destroyed by storms.
Brighton, England

Anna's Museum

A private selection of curiosities, carefully curated by a young Brighton local.
Brighton, England

West Pier

The rotting skeleton of a shoreside fun fair that was destroyed by fire and storms still haunts the Brighton ocean view.
Brighton, England

Brighton Beach Flint Grotto

One fisherman has used his love of pebbles and shore to create a crazy garden of rocky art.
Brighton, England

Mechanical Memories Museum

A vintage penny arcade hidden in the back of a fun fair-themed bar.
Brighton, England

Brighton Waste House

This concept building is the UK's first attempt at making a permanent structure of nothing but trash.
Brighton, England

Madeira Lift

Decrepit Victorian public lift is a white-knuckle ride.
Brighton, England

Brighton's Victorian Sewers

To literally keep their waste out of their own backyards, the citizens of this English city built an impressive sewer system that is still in use today.
Hove, England

Waterloo Street Arch and Gardens

Tucked between a side street and a theater, this arch once marked the entryway to a prestigious riding school. Today it leads into a courtyard and community garden.
Brighton, England

Quadrophenia Alley

This tiny alleyway is now a shrine to a subculture riot between the mods and rockers.
Brighton, England

The Royal Pavilion

Regency-era excess on the English Coast.
Hove, England

The Goldstone

This craggy boulder is fabled to be either a druidic relic or Satan's stumbling block.
Hove, England

Victorian Seaside Shelters

These seaside shelters once enjoyed by royalty remain a part of local history.
Hove, England

Everest's Grave

An unassuming churchyard is the resting place of a pioneering surveyor and reluctant namesake of a mountain.
Hove, England

'Fingermaze'

This seemingly normal pathway actually forms a giant fingerprint.
Brighton, England

Patcham Pylon

This monumental gateway marks the northern edge of Brighton and is a welcome sign to all visitors to the seaside city.
Brighton, England

The Chattri

This memorial to the thousands of Indian dead during WWI was callously used for target practice during WWII.
Brighton, England

Clayton Tunnel North Portal

This tunnel entrance is built to resemble a grand castle but no one is quite sure why.
Varna, Bulgaria

Retro Museum

The Grand Mall in Varna hosts one of the biggest collections of Soviet-era paraphernalia in Bulgaria.
Pernik, Bulgaria

Underground Mining Museum

One of the largest mines in Bulgaria is now home to a vast museum more than 100 feet underground.