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Schipkau, Germany

Bagger 258: The "Blue Wonder"

The industrial monstrosity known as Bagger 258 is a colossal mining machine built in the DDR - but now left for dead in a German field.
Český Krumlov, Czechia

The Bear Moat at Český Krumlov Castle

Be(w)ar(e) the moat around this historic Czech castle.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.
Kirnitzschtal, Germany

Lichtenhain Waterfall

A small man-controlled waterfall powers an Art Nouveau elevator and is accessed via narrow gauge, solar-powered tramway.
Bad Schandau, Germany

Art Nouveau Elevator

An ornate century-old elevator still connects the two halves of Bad Schandau.
Prague, Czechia

Memento Mori: 'Of One's Own Volition'

A controversial artwork draws attention to the dark history of Prague's "Suicide Bridge."
Prague, Czechia

Statue of King Wenceslas Riding an Upside-Down Dead Horse

A mocking tribute to the past and modern leadership of Prague.
Prague, Czechia

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.
Prague, Czechia

Sex Machines Museum

The first museum in the world devoted to sexual gadgetry.
Prague, Czechia

Museum of Torture Instruments

Take a break from the beauty of Prague to explore a more gruesome side of history.
Prague, Czechia

Vinárna Čertovka

This walkway is so narrow it needs its own light to stop pedestrian traffic jams.
Prague, Czechia

The Penguins at Kampa Park

A series of playful yellow penguins share a serious message about the environment.
Prague, Czechia

Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Increasingly decayed figures stand as a powerful reminder of the human costs of Czech Communism.
Prague, Czechia

Karel Hynek Mácha Statue

Tucked away in a Prague park, a statue beloved by romantics honors a poet so nice they buried him twice.
Prague, Czechia

Defenestration of Prague Window

The palace window through which Protestant nobles flung two Catholic regents, thus sparking the Thirty Years' War.
Baturiti, Indonesia

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

This tiny lake temple dedicated to a water goddess seems to float on the surface.
Baturiti, Indonesia

Ghost Palace Hotel

An abandoned hotel in the highlands of Bali is shrouded in stories of ghosts, curses, and corruption.
Abang, Indonesia

Amed Beach

The inky volcanic sand leads to reefs teeming with aquatic life waiting to be discovered by snorkelers and divers.
Sukawati, Indonesia

Goa Gajah

The name of this ancient Indonesian temple translates as "Elephant Cave" but it could be more accurately called "The Hellmouth."
Ubud, Indonesia

Sacred Monkey Forest (Mandala Wisata Wenara Wana)

Hindu temple of the dead home to hundreds of long-tailed macaques.
Denpasar Timur, Indonesia

Taman Festival

A haunting abandoned theme park slowly being swallowed by the jungle.
Kuta, Indonesia

Bali's (Other) Abandoned Plane

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

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue

It took 28 years to build this massive statue of the Hindu god Vishnu riding a mythical bird.
Kuta Selatan, Indonesia

Bali's Abandoned Plane

Someone left a Boeing 737 in a field in southern Bali.