Lovely Venice, located in northeast Italy, is sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges, in the marshy Venetian Lagoon. This view is from a cruise ship looking down one of the canals.
Parc de Saint-Cloud between Paris and Versaille. St Cloud was one of the most famous French estates. Though it has lost its chateau (burnt down in and other important features, enough survives to display the character of the great gardens.
Inspired by the impossible illustrations of M. Escher, particularly the famous Waterfall, inventor and entrepreneur James Dyson created this remarkable fountain that appears to defy the laws of nature.