(CNN) -- Editor's note: A previous version of this article was published in July 2012. We've added a few items and updated the list. We'd love to hear about your own "incredible sights" in the comments too.
By CNN's Frederik Pleitgen. Hamdi Alkhshali and Ben Brumfield
Syria's foreign minister struck a defiant tone Tuesday amid growing international calls for a military response to the country's suspected use of chemical weapons, denying his nation is hindering inspectors and warning Western leaders a