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Shoaf Kepl Poets right after installation.
Baihe District, Taiwan

Shoaf Kepl Poets

By a roadside in southern Taiwan, a plaque describes a three-dimensional glossary of a language where words are numbers and numbers are words.
23.3157, 120.4551
Plaza de la Luna marker.
Madrid, Spain

La Plaza de la Luna

In Kcymaerxthaereal times, celestial wonders marked a portal to a powerful route of travel at this site in Madrid, Spain
40.4213, -3.7054
After installation, waiting for the concrete to set.
Basel, Switzerland

Eine gefahrliche Uberfahrt (A Dangerous Crossing)

Along the Rhine, about a mile from the historic Munster, learn the heartrending story of two lovers torn asunder, cast into unknown layers of time and space
47.5552, 7.6063
A view of the Biosphere's million-gallon "ocean"
Oracle, Arizona

Biosphere 2

A reproduction of earth's many biomes
32.5798, -110.8507
Crossroads of Kymaerica
Terre Haute, Indiana

Crossroads of Kymaerica

In an alley not far from where two great highways meet, byways of a very different sort are honored.
39.4660, -87.4075
Room in the Museum, possibly a reconstruction of his Tblisi flat.
Yerevan, Armenia

Sergei Parajanov Museum

Despite producing just a handful of movies, a brave and lyrical filmmaker has an entire museum dedicated to him
40.1291, 44.4734
Komodo Island
East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Komodo National Park

A sprawling nature preserve harbors the world's only living dragons
-8.5786, 119.4699
(Flickr/F.d.W.)
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback
-20.5655, 134.2905
Palos Verdes Estates, California

The Dominator Shipwreck

Remains of a Greek freighter trapped off of Rocky Point in 1961
33.7751, -118.4251
The Bluebird K-7
Dumbleyung, Australia

Site of 1964 World Water Speed Record

Australia's Dumbleyung Lake facilitated the first daredevil who ever broke both the land and water speed record in the same year
-33.3515, 117.6787
The famous Tree That Owns Itself
Athens, Georgia

The Tree That Owns Itself

A white oak with property rights.
33.9551, -83.3823
A Precinct For Gods
Franklinford, Australia

A Precinct For Gods

This Franklinford, Australia site was once home to one of the remotest churches of its faith according to the parallel world of the Kcymaerxthaere
-37.2370, 144.1131
South San Francisco, California

Lucia and Aristides Demetrios Wind Harp

A large instrument played by the wind
37.6541, -122.3873
Valparaiso, Chile

La Sebastiana

Pivotal home of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda
-33.0583, -71.6241
Giant Ram
Wagin, Australia

Giant Ram

Everything about this over-size novelty animal is huge including its testicles
-33.3115, 117.3389
Puerto del Hambre.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Port Famine

The geographical center of Chile is a port so depressing that it has driven men to suicide
-53.6096, -70.9327
Tourists flock to the buoy (Flickr/Turtle43)
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the USA

A monument marking the idea of reaching inaccessible places
24.5465, -81.7975
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

Home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer, today home to many six-toed cats
24.5511, -81.8005
Robert the Doll
Key West, Florida

Robert the Doll

This legendary "evil" doll has been haunting the citizens of Key West for over 100 years
24.5529, -81.7549
Historic bat tower on Lower Sugarloaf Key, Florida.
Summerland Key, Florida

Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower

Bat house that has only ever housed bat for one night; they all flew away and never came back
24.6447, -81.5644
Fort Jefferson, moat and wall
Key West, Florida

Dry Tortugas

Remote Florida islands have a history of sea turtles, sunken treasures, and one of the world's largest coastal brick fortresses
24.6286, -82.8733
Maryhill Stonehenge
Goldendale, Washington

Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge

A French chateau, failed utopian community, odd museum and stonehenge replica in rural Washington State.
45.6775, -120.8648
Stones and Henge, respectively.
England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
51.1797, -1.8265
Totoro stares out
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
35.6962, 139.5704