Svalbard, Norway (Credit: nordnorge.com)
The incredibly cold island of Svalbard is located within the Arctic Ocean, north of mainland Europe. Svalbard is the northernmost settlement with a permanent population in the world. Trekking through Svalbard it’s not uncommon to see polar bears, reindeer, and perhaps an Arctic fox.
Temples of Bagan, Burma (Myanmar) (Credit: Quinn Ryan Mattingly)Temples of Bagan, Burma (Myanmar) (Credit: Quinn Ryan Mattingly)
The Temples of Bagan sit within central Burma (Myanmar) and was built as the capital of ancient Myanmar. The temples are the largest concentration of Buddhist temples, most of which dating back to the 12th and 11th centuries.