Machu Picchu, Peru

High above the Sacred Valley and tucked away from prying eyes for hundreds of years, Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca citadel that sits on a mountain ridge 7970 feet ( 2,430m) above sea

The Great Wall of China winding its way up a hill

The Great Wall, China

The Great Wall of China is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and with its 13,171 miles (21,196 km) of length is actually a series of fortifications, earth mounds, and small connecting

Yellowstone

Established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on 1 March, 1872, Yellowstone National Park was the first National Park in the United States.  Located in Wyoming, Montana, and

Pompeii (Italy)

The city of Pompeii was once a bustling city on a hill just across from the modern city of Naples.  Along with Herculaneum and many small villages in the surrounding area, Pompeii was destroyed by

Stonehenge (Wiltshire, England)

Stonehenge, officially known as ‘Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites’, located in Wiltshire, England is a prehistoric monument that consists of a ring of standing stones.  Archaeologists believe that Stonehenge was constructed between 3000-2000 BC but

The Tower of Pisa (Pisa, Italy)

The Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) affectionately known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a freestanding bell tower of the cathedral in the city of Pisa in Italy.  Situated behind the cathedral in

The Statue of Liberty (New York, New York)

  The Statue of Liberty (French: La Liberté éclairant le monde), was a gift to the United States from the people of France and was dedicated on 28, October, 1886. The statue itself is technically called

Quito, Ecuador

Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital

Fraser Island (Queensland, Australia)

Off the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia at over 120 km, Fraser Island in the largest sand island in the world. Famous for its ribbons of colored sand, rocky cliffs, and freshwater pools this island

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef (Queensland, Australia)

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system and single structure.  Located off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the reef system is composed of more than 2,900 individual reefs and encompasses more

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