(pics in order) Kathmandu, Nepal/ Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan / LeVeque Tower in Columbus, Ohio / Beijing / Hong Kong / Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas / Madrid / the castle of Almodovar in Cordoba, Spain / Valley of the Gods near Mexican Hat, Utah / St. Louis arch.
It was true that Harry wasn’t going back to Privet Drive for Christmas.
Professor McGonagall had come around the week before, making a list of
students who would be staying for the holidays, and Harry had signed up
at once. He didn’t feel sorry for himself at all; this would probably be
the best Christmas he’d ever had.