Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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New York, New York

Nikola Tesla Street Corner

Commemorating the spot where the famous scientist fed his pigeons.
40.7536, -73.9850
With a building in the background
Seattle, Washington

Center of the Universe Sign

Residents of Fremont in Seattle have considered it the center of the universe since the 1970s.
47.6504, -122.3502
Brooklyn, New York

Monsignor McGolrick Park

Once called Winthrop Park in 1889, home to a decidedly sexy tribute to the Monitor vs. Merrimac battle
40.7256, -73.9445
Meserole Theatre Rite Aid's disco ball
Brooklyn, New York

Meserole Theatre

Historic Greenpoint theater, turned roller disco, now housing a chain pharmacy store
40.7260, -73.9523
This laundromat is more than it seems.
Brooklyn, New York

Sunshine Laundromat

One of New York's best collections of pinball is hidden in a secret bar in the back of this laundromat.
40.7293, -73.9536
Brooklyn, New York

Bomelstein's Jewelers Clock

The only surviving sidewalk clock in Brooklyn
40.7262, -73.9523
Brooklyn, New York

Greenpoint Savings Bank

Neoclassical bank designed by NY architects Helmle & Huberty
40.7278, -73.9536
The bear as diplomat
Lima, Peru

Paddington Bear of Lima

The little bear in the "funny kind of hat" has made his way from London back to Peru
-12.1312, -77.0311
Salt Pans of Maras
Maras, Peru

Salt Pans of Maras

This Peruvian canyon is filled with geometric salt pools that have been being harvested since the Incan empire
-13.3328, -72.1564
Moray
Urubamba, Peru

Moray

Huge stone depressions which may have acted as an Incan agricultural experiment
-13.3296, -72.1971
Pontoon boat rides at Tres Chimbadas Lake
Tambopata, Peru

Tres Chimbadas Lake

This small oxbow lake has rare giant river otters and some Seussian-sounding birds.
-12.7906, -69.3458
New York, New York

Onieals Grand Street Bar

A prohibition era watering hole for the police
40.7197, -73.9978
One of the famous reed islands on the world's highest navigable lake.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca
-15.8188, -69.9716
Chullpa
Puno, Peru

Sillustani

These ruined Incan mausoleum towers still bear carvings of sacred animals on their blocks
-15.7211, -70.1583
Macaws on the clay lick.
Tambopata, Peru

Chuncho Macaw Clay Lick

The world's largest clay lick, where parrots gather to snack.
-12.9792, -69.5068
The Last Supper by Marcos Zapata
Cusco, Peru

Guinea Pig Last Supper

A painting in the historic Cathedral Basilica depicts Jesus and his disciples dining on a traditional Peruvian menu.
-13.5162, -71.9779
Sacsayhuamán
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them
-13.5098, -71.9817
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors
-13.2581, -72.2633
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers
-13.1547, -72.5254
I mean come on
Peru

Huayna Picchu

If you’ve ever seen a picture of Macchu Picchu, then you’ve seen a picture of Huayna Picchu — you just didn’t realize it
-13.1631, -72.5450
Parque Kennedy
Miraflores, Peru

Parque Kennedy

A Peruvian public park has a mysteriously large cat population that a number of locals would rather see dead
-12.1222, -77.0363
Lima, Peru

Convento de San Francisco Ossuary

The mortal remains of an estimated 70,000 people lie in the basement of a monastery in Lima, Peru.
-11.9777, -77.0469
Some of the birds' Green-Wood relatives
Brooklyn, New York

Monk Parakeets of Brooklyn College

Con Edison’s exotic and heat-loving pests
40.6320, -73.9527
Pont de Grenelle Statue of Liberty
Paris, France

Statue of Liberty, Pont de Grenelle

France gave the U.S. the Statue of Liberty in 1886; Americans gave Paris a smaller version of the same statue in 1889
48.8501, 2.2783