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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Aristes, Pennsylvania

Centralia

A toxic ghost town sitting atop a massive coal fire
40.8042, -76.3409
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned urban park
40.7392, -74.0083
Look for the pilgrim between the Royal Doors and the edge of the clock tower
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Shadow Pilgrim

An accidental trick of light casts the perfect shadow of a pilgrim of the Camino de Santiago against the cathedral wall
42.8806, -8.5437
The four stone outcroppings of Externsteine
Horn-Bad Meinberg, Germany

externsteine

Between Neo-Pagans and Neo-Nazis these strange rock formations have a curious cult following, and a very strange history
51.8692, 8.9169
Berlin, Germany

Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame
52.5076, 13.3336
Inside the Tent of Tomorrow of the New York State Pavilion (2009)
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO shaped pavilion
40.7462, -73.8445
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain
52.5203, 13.3869
Blue Lagoon
Grindavik, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant
63.8462, -22.4448
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past
40.7357, -74.0062
View from across Piazza San Marco.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower - Torre dell'Orologio

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece
45.4347, 12.3389
Irish Hunger Memorial.
New York, New York

Irish Hunger Memorial

Blighted Irish field and the ruins of a 19th-century cottage on the edge of urban Manhattan
40.7145, -74.0155
Stone archway, landscaped with evergreens, July 2007. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hamilton Township, New Jersey

Grounds For Sculpture

Sculpture park and museum that specializes in the huge and bizarre
40.2355, -74.7179
At night, dwarfed by the Goldman Sachs building. (Wikimedia Commons)
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Colgate Clock

On the Hudson, the fourth largest clock in the world
40.7120, -74.0339
New York, New York

Wall Street Bombing Scars

Unrepaired walls from a 1920 Anarchist bomb attack
40.7068, -74.0109
(Flickr/dcmaster)
New York, New York

Titanic Memorial

Lower Manhattan's lighthouse, erected at the insistence of the unsinkable Molly Brown
40.7076, -74.0037
Berlin, Germany

Ramones Museum

Blitzkrieg bop your way through Berlin's Ramones Museum
52.5252, 13.3954
(Flickr/pvsbond)
New York, New York

Life Underground Sculptures

Artist's cute bronze subway sculptures belie his violent artistic past
40.7398, -74.0025
(Flickr/meckert75)
Saint Martin

Maho Beach

Commercial airplanes land mere feet over the heads of sunbathing beachgoers on this tiny island
18.0401, -63.1209
Chester Township, New Jersey

Telephone Pole Farm

A farm in New Jersey grew a most unusual crop for AT&T's testing purposes
40.7940, -74.6682
President Truman conducted official state business from this Key West location frequently
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island
24.5563, -81.8069
New York, New York

Pier 54, The Titanic's Survivors Arrival Location

A dilapidated dock tells the story of Titanic's missed arrival
40.7414, -74.0099
Original bridge across the southern end of Lake Champlain, demolished in 2009
Addison, Vermont

Crown Point Bridge

Lake Champlain Bridge, the recently demolished and rebuilt bridge where they filmed "What Lies Beneath".
44.0361, -73.4189
One of the many appearances of Champ throughout Burlington
Burlington, Vermont

Lake Champlain Monster Monument

Cryptid lake monster honored with its own monument
44.4735, -73.2216