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When approaching Montevideo by ferry from Argentina, the first sight that greets your eye is Palacio Salvo.
In the seaside neighborhood of Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay, a drab grey home may be plunked next to a pop of pastel color. Wander and get lost.
Like any city, Montevideo is one of neighborhoods, which delight you with their random pops of color.
Baku is gaining international recognition as a center of cutting-edge architectural design, though not all are enthused.
Muscat's architecture is stunning thanks to local building codes that require buildings to reflect aspects of Arabian design. Walking along the Corniche is a start.
Dominating the skyline of Abu Dhabi, the 82 domes at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque soar into the sky.
One example of Abu Dhabi’s rapid development is Al Mayrah Island, which is becoming another booming pocket of commerce and tourism.
Balha Fort stares you down as you drive through the town with which it shares the same name.
My first memory of walking through Plaza Independencia in Montevideo always reminds me why I love this corner of South America.
Ibri Castle is the gateway into northeastern Oman and the town itself is worth an overnight stay if you are on the way to Nizwa and Muscat.
As you drive out of Ibri in northeastern Oman, the stunning Al Sulayf Castle, built into a mountain, will catch your eye.
Just to the north of Sohar is the village of Liwa, home to a castle typical of Omani architecture and well worth a visit.