Easter Island has almost 900 moai, gigantic statues from the 13th to 16th centuries.
The magnificent entrance to Luxor Temple, which dates back to around 1392 BCE.
Hajj pilgrims visit Mecca's Masjid al-Haram Mosque, Islam's birthplace.
Over the remnants of Roman defenses, Grenada's Alhambra Palace was built in 889 CE.
The Slovak Republic became Slovakia from Czechoslovakia. The castle in Bratislava, the capital, is spectacular.
One of the oldest deserts is the Namib. It has an amazing variety of unique plants and animals inland from the Atlantic Ocean.
The island city-state, created as a British trading colony in 1819, is Southeast Asia's wealthiest and a regional economic "tiger."
Luxury tourism is popular in the Indian Ocean archipelago and sovereign state.