Island of Elba, Italy - six miles off the Tuscan coast hours from Valpe) I would love to visit the estate of the Foresi Family, La Chiusa di Magazzini, which was mentioned in 'The Constant Gardener' :)
Shipwrecks of the Aral Sea (which lies between Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan, former Soviet-Union republics) are just as numerous, but less known. The Aral Sea is catastrophically disappearing (shrunk more than 80 percent in its volume) since the
Salar de Uyuni Salt Flat, It's the world's largest salt flat, located in Bolivia. During the rainy season (roughly between January and April), a shallow layer of water accumulates on the surface and turns it into a mirror of the heavens.