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May 6
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Chicago, Illinois

Inez Clarke Monument

A strange and haunting monument of unknown origin in the historic Graceland Cemetery
41.9548, -87.6619
Chicago, Illinois

Eternal Silence

A haunting statue called "Eternal Silence" has quite the reputation among visitors with active imaginations
41.9588, -87.6615
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur
50.6682, -4.7597
Tintagel, England

King Arthur's Hall

Part museum, part piece of Arthurian-inspired history, this stately hall attracts King Arthur fans from miles away
50.6635, -4.7513
Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Northern Ireland's Brobdingnagian stepping stones
55.2417, -6.5112
Stones and Henge, respectively.
England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
51.1797, -1.8265
Leuven, Belgium

Totem

Giant bug impaled on a 23m high needle
50.8783, 4.7056
Brussels, Belgium

Mini-Europe

Theme park featuring miniature replicas of European monuments
50.8957, 4.3392
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size
50.8949, 4.3411
Jeanneke Pis forms a counterpoint in gender terms to Brussels' trademark statue, Manneken Pis.
Brussels, Belgium

Jeanneke Pis

Brussels' favorite peeing boy has a sister
50.8486, 4.3541
Pink painted elephants adorn the front doors of the Délirium Café in honor of its namesake.
Brussels, Belgium

Délirium Café

Cozy basement bar sports an inventory of over 2,000 beers.
50.8484, 4.3539
Manneken Pis in US Air Force uniform
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe
50.8450, 4.3500
Gum Wall window ledge
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art
47.6081, -122.3403
Medical Ed. Photo by Annetta Black
Seattle, Washington

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

100 year old purveyor of curiosities, curios, and kitsch featuring mummies, shrunken heads and a Fiji Mermaid
47.6042, -122.3390
Footbridge to Burnham's island.
Chicago, Illinois

Graceland Cemetery

An enormous park-like oasis, full of famous Chicagoans' graves
41.9544, -87.6622
Chicago, Illinois

The Wieners Circle

A hot dog stand where the heads are just as hot as the dogs
41.9302, -87.6436
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

41.9104, -87.6770
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name
41.9080, -87.6767
Chicago, Illinois

Chopin Theater

Theater has had many different incarnations but has survived the ravages of time
41.9033, -87.6668
Chicago, Illinois

The Hub

Once an ornate movie theater remade by Catholic Charities
41.8961, -87.6715
Chicago, Illinois

Ida Crown Natatorium

An eccentric park and pool
41.8962, -87.6604
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world
41.8822, -87.6283