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Bratislava, Slovakia

Church of St. Elizabeth

Also known as the Blue Church, the building was consecrated to the daughter of Andrew II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Doha, Qatar

Pearl Monument

This fountain pays homage to Qatar's history of pearling, the primary industry before oil.
Qatar

Al Jumail

A 19th century pearling and fishing village abandoned before Qatar's economic boom.
Qatar

Al `Arish

An abandoned fishing village in pre-oil Qatar.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Fountain of Union

The largest fountain in Bratislava.
Karak, Jordan

Kerak Castle

Perched above the bustling town of Kerak is a sprawling, ruinous castle that has witnessed nearly a millennia of Levantine history.
Wadi Rum Village, Jordan

Wadi Rum

Known as the "Valley of the Moon," this Jordanian wadi is one of the most amazing desertscapes on Earth.
Qalhat, Oman

Bibi Maryam Mausoleum

This lonely tomb is all that remains of a once-bustling ancient trade hub visited by Marco Polo.
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Mezyad Fort

This mysterious abandoned fort looks like something pulled right from Arabian legend.
Lelystad, Netherlands

Exposure

This giant wire frame man sculpture is crouched in contemplation, but it looks more like constipation.
Woudenberg, Netherlands

Pyramid of Austerlitz

A grassy pyramid named after a French battle.
Leiden, Netherlands

Temple of Taffeh

An ancient Egyptian temple sits within a modern European museum.
Schokland, Netherlands

Schokland

The struggle of a small Dutch island against the sea.
Zakinthos, Greece

Navagio Beach

Hidden in a secluded Greek cove is a pristine beach marred only by the rusting smuggler's hulk stranded on its shores.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

A cavern system of semi-precious stones that not only mines rare minerals but also tourists' dollars.
Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A magnificent winding road through a steep valley, with deep natural caverns at the bottom
Edinburgh, Scotland

David Hume's Statue

Touching this 18th-century Scottish philosopher’s toe allegedly conjures good fortune.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mons Meg

A six ton wedding gift to King of the Scots.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery Mortsafes

Protecting the dead from opportunistic body snatchers.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?