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Moscow, Russia

Lenin's Mausoleum

Embalmed remains of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Aït Ben Haddou, Morocco

Kasbah Aït Benhaddou

A fortified city home to a remaining population of five families
Laos

Kuang Si Waterfalls

This tiered waterfall is so pretty it may cause visitors to cry tears of their own.
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

BOH Tea Plantation and Factory

This largest tea plantation in south Asia supplies gorgeous vistas alongside most of the tea for the surrounding countries.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng

Khmer Rouge's high security prison.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
Bangkok, Thailand

Giant Swing

For centuries young Thai men used this Giant Swing as a slingshot to heaven.
Nariño, Colombia

Las Lajas Sanctuary

A dangling church built over a Colombian gorge.
Lambayeque, Peru

Tombs of Sipán

The shockingly unspoiled Peruvian tomb of the Lord of Sipan was once guarded by a footless warrior.
Manaus, Brazil

Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters)

This striking, two-toned confluence of rivers is visible from space.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Manaus, Brazil

Teatro Amazonas in Manaus

A beautiful opera house in the heart of Amazonia has recently restarted performances after a 90-year hiatus.
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.
Lima, Peru

Parque Kennedy

A Peruvian public park has a mysteriously large cat population that a number of locals would rather see dead.
Pisco, Peru

Paracas Candelabra

The mysterious "Candelabra of the Andes" could represent anything from a god's trident to a hallucinogenic plant.
Ica, Peru

Huacachina

An unexpected desert oasis in South America.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Cusco, Peru

Qenqo Temple

Death rituals and sacrifice inside a Peruvian megalith.
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
Sur Lípez, Bolivia

Laguna Colorada

Red lake 4,000 meters above sea level is home to rare flamingos.
Chivay, Peru

Apachetas of Chivay

Mystic Incan rock piles three miles above sea level.
Puno, Peru

Sillustani

These ruined Incan mausoleum towers still bear carvings of sacred animals on their blocks.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca.