Maritime

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Cape Spear Lighthouse

It was a foggy morning on the easternmost point of North America. The route to the wharf was primed for celebration — but disaster was about to strike.

Southport, Maine, United States

Dogfish Head Point

Welcome to Dogfish Head point, home to beer, lobster, and lobster beer.

AWA Visted Here

Bristol, Maine, United States

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

A former Keeper of this lighthouse is the only person to be awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Gold Lifesaving Medal–America’s highest military and civilian decorations.

AWA Visted Here

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom

Ventnor Haven Fishery

This seafood shack’s signature dish is a twist on tradition. Daily doses of crab ‘n chips have caused delight and dismay alike.

Zephyr Cove, Nevada, United States

M.S. Dixie II

America's largest alpine lake contains...Vikings?

Tuscany, Italy

Versilia

During Roman times, Versilia was not an area where the Emperor was known to roam. A few centuries later, the Tuscans had a holiday hotspot on their hands.

Busan, South Korea

Yeongdo Lighthouse

This lighthouse is built near a forest once used for archery by an ancient king.

Wales, United Kingdom

Tenby Beach

We can confirm Tenby is a sight worth seeing - as is one of its somewhat surprising visitors.

La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

Fuencaliente Lighthouse

Though the active volcano on this Spanish Island might give you pause, the sights, wines, and beaches are like as Siren's call.

El Cabanyal, Valencia, Spain

Lifeguard station nº2

Today, El Cabanyal has been dubbed “one of the coolest neighborhoods in Europe.”

Balatongyörök, Hungary

Balatongyörök Pier

Central Europes largest lake spans over 78 km at its longest, and has been a popular destination for nearly two millennia.

Bavaria, Germany

Chiemsee

Amongst the glittering lake and Alpine background lies a palace fit for a "mad" king.

Látrabjarg, Iceland

Bjargtangar Lighthouse

The westernmost structure in Europe, and the only permanent building on Látrabjarg, Iceland’s largest seabird cliff.

Appin, Scotland

Castle Stalker

Before you know it, you’ve lost your clan’s castle in a drunken bet.

Cape Town, South Africa

Diaz Point Viewfinder

From this serial vantage point on Cape Town's Table Mountain, no matter where you train your gaze, there is something that begs to be magnified.

Vashon, Washington, United States

Point Robinson Light

This historic lighthouse was saved from a land dispute in the 1990s.

Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey Ferry Line

A ride on the Turkey ferry is a voyage not only across continents but through time.

Tel Aviv, Israel

Snunits

These swallows set sail from the storied harbor of the ancient city of Jaffa, from which Tel Aviv has grown.

Vieira de Leiria, Portugal

Striped Bungalows

Open for the summer season, these stalls sell ice cream, beach toys, and the like, while blending seamlessly with the typical striped homes of the region.

Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

Our Lady of the Rocks

Perast’s most famous landmark is this artificial islet, with a curious history, surrounded as much by legend as it is by water.

Trieste, Italy

Lloyd Triestino Palace

The Lloyd Triestino Palace overlooks the sea and still serves as a hub for one of the oldest active shipping companies.

Constanta, Romania

Maritime Station

A beautiful transfer station built in part to receive passengers from the Orient Express and usher them onto the ferry to Constantinople, now Istanbul.

Galway, Ireland

Salthill Promenade

Local tradition dictates that you kick the wall across from the Blackrock diving boards (seen here) before turning around and strolling back to town for a pint.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Het Scheepvaartmuseum

Dating from 1656, the building is a wonder of the waters, planted on a man-made island that was created by sinking 1,800 piles of wood into the silty sea floor below.

Newport Beach, California, United States

Viewfinder

Several of these durable, weatherproof viewers garnish the piers of Balboa Peninsula and Newport Beach.

Keweenaw County, Michigan, United States

Ranger III Ferry

Isle Royale is the most commanding island of a 200-islet archipelago in Lake Superior, which has the biggest surface area of any freshwater lake in the world.

Lake Nipissing, Canada

Ice-Fishing Shacks

These humble winter homes do not merely provide accommodation for some sort of recreational activity, they enable a way of life.

Gustavus, Alaska, United States

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

This Alaskan park is treated as a sanctuary for one species of particular note: the rare blue bear, also known as the glacier bear.

Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada

Point Abino Light Tower

The last lighthouse to be automated in all of Ontario, and for the longest time could only be reached by "wading through the shallows."

Stockholm, Sweden

Djurgården 10

A ferry that transports visitors around the beating heart of SwedenA ferry that transports visitors around the beating heart of Sweden

Lewes, Delaware, United States

Harbor of Refuge Light

Storms from the Atlantic sea have shaped the resilient history of the the Harbor of Refuge Light.

Lewes, Delaware, United States

Lightship Overfalls

Despite the sci-fi sounding name, this lightship is a rare homage to how ships are protected in deep or onerous terrain where it is difficult to construct lighthouses.

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