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  • Netherlands
    The Wadden lies between the coast of northwestern continental Europe and the range of Frisian Islands, forming a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands.
  • South Africa
    Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia.
  • Kenya
    Masai Mara is a large game reserve in south-western Kenya, which is effectively the northern continuation of the Serengeti National Park game reserve in Tanzania.
  • Tanzania
    The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa. It is located in north Tanzania and extends to south-western Kenya between latitudes 1 and 3 S and longitudes 34 and 36 E.
  • Ngorongoro Crater is a large, unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera.
  • United Kingdom
    Westminster Abbey is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, England (United Kingdom), located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
  • Netherlands
    Kubuswoningen, or cube houses, are a set of innovative houses built in Rotterdam and Helmond in The Netherlands, designed by architect Piet Blom in 1984.
  • Brandenburg Gate is a former city gate and one of the main symbols of Berlin and Germany.
  • Czech Republic
    Karelsbridge is a famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral is a Gothic, Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
  • The Sagrada Família is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in November 2010 was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI.
  • Jamaa el Fna is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city).
  • United Kingdom
    Once a year London is taken over by 1,000 gorillas. A charity fun run through London with 1000 people dressed as Gorillas and all going ape for a day.
  • Netherlands
    An annual tradition in the Netherlands is the New Year’s Dive (Nieuwjaarsduik in Dutch) taken by some 10,000 people into the icy cold waters of the North Sea at Scheveningen Beach.
  • Netherlands
    Koningsdag or Kings Day (formerly known as Queens Day) is the Day when all the Dutch wear Orange, drink Heineken and trade old clothes on the street.
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  • Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia.
  • Norway
    The Sognefjord is the largest fjord in Norway, and the second longest in the world. Located in Sogn og Fjordane county, it stretches 205 kilometres (127 mi) inland to the small village of Skjolden.
  • Ireland
    The Cliffs of Moher are located in the parish of Liscannor at the south-western edge of the Burren area near Doolin, which is located in County Clare, Ireland.
  • The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America. These voluminous waterfalls are situated on the Niagara River, straddling the international border between Canada and the US.
  • Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in east central California, United States.
  • United States
    The Giant Sequoia National Monument is a 328,000-acre (1,330 km2) U.S. National Monument located in the southern Sierra Nevada in eastern central California.
  • United States
    The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona.
  • The Rocky Mountains (or the Rockies) are a major mountain range in western North America.
  • Yellowstone National Park, established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872, is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, though it also extends into Montana and Idaho.
  • United States
    Mammoth Cave National Park is a U.S. National Park in central Kentucky, encompassing portions of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system known in the world.
  • The Puerto Moreno Glacier is a glacier located in the Los Glaciares National Park in the south west of Santa Cruz province, Argentina.
  • Torres del Paine National Park (Parque Nacional Torres del Paine) is a national park encompassing mountains, a glacier, a lake, and river-rich areas in southern Chilean Patagonia.
  • Argentina
    The Valdes Peninsula is a peninsula on the Atlantic coast in the Viedma Department in the north east of Chubut Province, Argentina.
  • Argentina
    Iguazu waterfalls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River located on the border of the Brazilian State of Paraná and the Argentine Province of Misiones.
  • Bolivia
    Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi).
  • The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.
  • The Amazon Rainforest, also known as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America.
  • Canaima National Park is a 30,000 km² park in south-eastern Venezuela that borders Brazil and Guyana. Salto Angel waterfalls is the world's highest waterfall, with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft). The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyantepui mountain in the Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State, Venezuela.
  • Venezuela
    Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau in South America.
  • Italy
    Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano on the Bay of Naples, Italy, about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Naples and a short distance from the shore.
  • The Blue Grotto is a noted sea cave on the coast of the island of Capri, Italy.
  • Israel
    The Dead Sea, also called the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west.
  • The Victoria Falls is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and fourth highest of the Seven Summits. Its highest point, Uhuru Peak, rised to an altitude of 5,895 m (19,341 ft) AMSL (Above Mean Sea Level).
  • The Kashmir valley or Vale of Kashmir is a valley between Himalayas and the Pir Panjal Range.
  • Iceland
    The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation.
  • The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.
  • The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in northern China, built originally to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire against intrusions by various nomadic groups.
  • India
    Varanasi is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (199 mi) southeast of state capital Lucknow.
  • Jordan
    Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is known for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system.
  • Jerusalem Old City is a 0.9 square kilometer (0.35 square mile) walled area within the modern city of Jerusalem. Until the 1860s this area constituted the entire city of Jerusalem.
  • Lebanon
    Baalbek is famous for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled temple ruins of the Roman period, when Baalbek, then known as Heliopolis, was one of the largest sanctuaries in the Empire.
  • The Arg-é Bam was the largest adobe building in the world, located in Bam, a city in the Kermān Province of southeastern Iran.
  • The mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick or adobe building in the world and is considered by many architects to be the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style, with definite Islamic influences.
  • Russia
    The Moscow Kremlin, sometimes referred to as simply The Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River (to the south), Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square (to the east) and the Alexander Garden (to the west).
  • Dubrovnik Old City is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik.
  • The Ponte Vecchio is a Medieval bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common.
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) after the Cathedral and the Baptistry.
  • Forum Romanum is a small, rectanglar forum (plaza) surrounded by the ruins of ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.
  • The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily, named after the demigod of the winds Aeolus.
  • Italy
    Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei.
  • United States
    Mardi Gras is music, parades, picnics, floats, excitement and one big holiday in New Orleans. Everyone is wearing purple, green, and gold; and adorned with long beads caught from the beautiful floats.
  • India
    Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness in India. The festival is celebrated for five continuous days, where the third days is celebrated as the main Diwali festival or 'Festival of lights'.
  • The last Wednesday of the Iranian year know as Chahar Shanbeh Soori, the eve of which is marked by special customs and rituals, most notably jumping over fire.
  • Brazil
    The Rio Carnaval is not only the biggest Carnival, it as also a benchmark against which every other carnival is compared and one of the most interesting artistic events on the Globe
  • Benin
    In Benin the national faith is celebrated every year on Voodoo Day. The day is filled with animal sacrifices , ceremonies , and ritual dances , with religious ecstasy as the ultimate goal.
  • Spain
    La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, in which participants throw tomatoes at each other.

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