Throughout history, engineers working from limited resources and armed only with a desire to get from point A to point B. The result of that compulsion is the causeway, a road or railway that’s been laid down across a small piece of land that juts out of the water. Sometimes these embankments are manmade, and sometimes an opportunist has extended a road where a thin strip of land already exists. These causeways have blazed a trail through some of the most unpredictable and stunningly beautiful landscapes across the world as mankind reached out to the mysterious world around it. Here are some of the most gorgeous.