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In this Aug. 28, 2011 photo, Susanne Ruesler from the Netherlands, left, and Fergus Mulvany from Dublin, Ireland, put the finishing touches on their sand sculpture called A Beautiful Malady during the final day of doubles competition at the World Championships of Sand Sculpting Tournament of Champions in Federal Way, Wash. The pair had 56 hours to complete their sculpture and were competing for a $3,000 first prize. The event runs until Sept. 5. (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Dean J. Koepfler)

Sand sculptures around the world

These astonishing sand sculptures recently done in many parts of the world will surely leave you in awe.