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The sculpture is titled "Le génie du mal"
Liège, Belgium

The Lucifer of Liège

A marble Lucifer hides behind the pulpit of this Gothic cathedral.
50.6403, 5.5719
The left peak is Boundary Peak
Dyer, Nevada

Boundary Peak

The highest point in Nevada had to be decided by court order after California tried to claim it as their own
37.8040, -118.0654
Villers Abbey church ruins
Genappe, Belgium

Abbaye de Villers

A magical and peaceful ruined Cistercian abbey in what is now southern Belgium
50.5906, 4.5297
The old general store
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush era ghost town.
36.9037, -116.8282
Montreal, Canada

Redpath Museum

One of Canada's oldest museums, the beautiful Redpath has been serving up Natural History and Ethnography since 1882
45.5046, -73.5778
Maze
Vancouver, Canada

VanDusen Garden's Elizabethan Hedge Maze

This Elizabethan hedge maze is one of only six in North America.
49.2386, -123.1287
(Justus Hayes/Shoes on Wires/shoesonwires.com/Flickr)
Coquitlam, Canada

Riverview Hospital

Historic insane asylum and most-filmed location in the Great White North
49.2455, -122.8089
Vancouver, Canada

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright
49.3025, -123.1269
Vancouver, Canada

Steam Clock Gastown Vancouver

A working steam clock, one of only a few in the world, located in Vancouver's Victorian Gastown
49.2849, -123.1113
Vancouver, Canada

Salmagundi West

Antiques shop filled with all manner of curious collectibles
49.2837, -123.1093
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden - Maple Hall Courtyard.
Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Traditional 15th century Chinese garden in the middle of Vancouver
49.2798, -123.1043
Vancouver, Canada

Japadog

Surprisingly Delicious Asian-Style Hot Dogs
49.2822, -123.1244
Banff, Canada

Banff Springs Hotel

Few other hotels can rival the grandeur of the Castle in the Rockies
51.1644, -115.5619
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
Port Arthur Penitentiary
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror
-43.1471, 147.8426
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome
51.5259, -0.1339
Brussels, Belgium

The Atomium

Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size
50.8949, 4.3411
Brussels, Belgium

The Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art

Museum full of Europes greatest comic art masters, from TinTin to the Smurfs
50.8510, 4.3600
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
Tufa tower on south shore of Mono Lake
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp
38.0165, -119.0093
Fuller St., part of the main drag.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historical Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay", this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate
38.2088, -119.0142
A giant concrete Ichthyosaur beckons you to explore the park.
Austin, Nevada

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park

Only intact Ichthyosaur skeleton in the United States
38.9488, -117.5829
Entering Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Battle Mountain, Nevada

Armpit of America

Small Nevada town embraced its designation as the "Armpit of America" with an Old Spice-sponsored festival
40.6365, -116.9430