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What isn't rainforest is usually a tea plantation. Or a wide green valley. Or a lovely beach.

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What a state we're in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia - © Nazman Mizan / Moment / Getty Images

Wilderness reserves are a big thing around here—just south of this lake is the country’s only national park.

Wilderness reserves are a big thing around here—just south of this lake is the country’s only national park.

In this case, one park packs in a whole lot of scenery Zelenci Nature Reserve, Slovenia - © Bor Rojnik / 500px Prime / Getty Images

Can't get enough of cascades, and crazy for the thunder and crash of wild water?

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You might just fall for these Ban Gioc Detian Falls - © Ho Ngoc Binh / Moment / Getty Images

See those hints of orange color beginning to appear in the canopy of this magnificent tree?

See those hints of orange color beginning to appear in the canopy of this magnificent tree?

They only get more spectacular Japanese maple tree - © CEZARY ZAREBSKI PHOTOGRPAHY / Moment / Getty Images

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It’s helped people who are blind with millions of tasks — and now this free app comes in five new languages

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We see them in silhouette and they make quite the pretty picture.

We see them in silhouette and they make quite the pretty picture.

Get a closer look at these smart marine mammals bottlenose dolphins - © Martin Ruegner / Photographer's Choice RF / Getty Images

A river born high up in the Andes brings water and power to an arid region of South America.

A river born high up in the Andes brings water and power to an arid region of South America.

Let's see how it rolls Atuel Canyon, Argentina - © Guadalupe Polito / Shutterstock

Parts of this region are cultivated with crops, but in much of it…

Parts of this region are cultivated with crops, but in much of it…

Castles and medieval towns sprout up, too Rotenberg, Germany - © plainpicture / Westend61 / Werner Dieterich

Make a U-turn to head back to the nearest town.

Make a U-turn to head back to the nearest town.

It’s in the foothills of the Balkan Mountains Belogradchik, Bulgaria - © Victor Lauer / Shutterstock

Folks argue over the origin of this river's name, and how to properly pronounce it. What's not in dispute?

Folks argue over the origin of this river

Its beauty Dedham Vale, England - © Jackie Bale / Moment / Getty Images

Standing above a rocky shore, a 19th-century lighthouse is just steps away from Roman ruins.

Standing above a rocky shore, a 19th-century lighthouse is just steps away from Roman ruins.

Here, your scenery comes with a side of history Paphos, Republic of Cyprus - © Reinhard Schmid / Huber Images / eStock Photo

Travel to this spot on the globe, and Georgia may very well be on your mind.

Travel to this spot on the globe, and Georgia may very well be on your mind.

The country, not the state Svaneti, Georgia - © Anton Petrus / Moment / Getty Images

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Download now Sheep On Grassy Field - © John Duncan / EyeEm / Getty Images

Take a walk along the edges of this place and you may gaze on the horizon…

Take a walk along the edges of this place and you may gaze on the horizon…

Whitewashed villages that glow in the sunlight Ronda, Spain - © javarman3 / iStock / Getty Images Plus

French history comes alive with help from HoloLens 2

French history comes alive with help from HoloLens 2

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Island for island, this archipelago may be the most spectacularly scenic on Earth, but just where is it?

Island for island, this archipelago may be the most spectacularly scenic on Earth, but just where is it?

Hint: It’s nowhere near the South Pacific Reine, Norway - © Scott Wilson / Alamy Stock Photo

With a reputation for being windswept, lonely, and sometimes haunting places…

With a reputation for being windswept, lonely, and sometimes haunting places…

They’ve definitely got a mood with a view Over Owler Tor, England - © Helen Hotson / Adobe Stock

Sometimes the best way to get to know the scenic wonders of a place is to…

Sometimes the best way to get to know the scenic wonders of a place is to…

Get above it all River Thjorsa, Iceland - © Abstract Aerial Art / Digital Vision / Getty Images

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The checkered flag goes to the team with the fastest car, smartest crew, and quickest insight.

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Once you're done marveling at the iconic windmills around here, set your sights on…

Once you

A wider view of this rambling region Consuegra, Spain - © poliki / iStock / Getty Images Plus