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A microscope focused on the leg of a mosquito - marching across it is a near invisible menagerie of colorful animals, from cheetahs to giraffes to elephants.
Prague, Czechia

Museum of Miniatures

Microscopic scenes; some call it novelty, some call it art.
50.0870, 14.3894
The pedestrian tunnel under Jelení příkop (the Deer Moat)
Prague, Czechia

The Deer Moat Pedestrian Tunnel

The tunnel's elegant proportions keep you snug with no claustrophobia freak-out.
50.0915, 14.3987
Visitors examine the Dripstone Wall for secret passageways
Prague, Czechia

Dripstone Wall

Countless grotesque faces stare out from this eerie Prague art wall.
50.0901, 14.4057
Man Hanging Out
Prague, Czechia

Man Hanging Out

What looks like a suicide in progress is actually a statue of Sigmund Freud.
50.0842, 14.4183
Mosaic above the front door
Prague, Czechia

Municipal House

A turn of the century building boasting some of the most beautiful art nouveau architecture in Prague.
50.0876, 14.4282
The Prague Metronome slicing through summer skies. (Macskafaraok/Flickr)
Prague, Czechia

Prague Metronome

Steadily reminding the Czech Republic of its past.
50.0947, 14.4160
Mummified Thief's Arm
Prague, Czechia

The Thief's Arm at Kostel Sv. Jakuba Vetsiho

A 400-year old mummified arm dangles from the ceiling of St. James the Greater, serving as a warning to thieves.
50.0884, 14.4246
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Statue of Franz Kafka with headphones for size comparison.
Prague, Czechia

Statue of Franz Kafka

A surreal statue honoring Prague's favorite literary son.
50.0901, 14.4207
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Museo Del Ambar (Amber Museum)

Collection of fossils, plants, and ancient animals encased in amber.
19.7965, -70.6922
Haiti

Sans Souci Palace

Palace of Henri Christophe, a slave who became the brutal kleptocrat of Haiti.
19.6047, -72.2186
Citadelle Laferrière
Haiti

Citadelle Laferrière

This iconic fortress was once the crown jewel of Haiti's national defense.
19.5736, -72.2439
Easter Island, Chile

"El Gigante" and the Stone Moai of Easter Island

The largest stone Moai on Easter Island.
-27.1261, -109.2853
Easter Island, Chile

Orongo

This was once the center of the Birdman cult, and is now a World Heritage Site.
-27.1894, -109.4425
(Flickr/Sheep"R"Us)
Easter Island, Chile

Mataveri International Airport

The world's most remote airport.
-27.1589, -109.4301
The Navel of the World
Easter Island, Chile

The Navel of the World

This large round boulder is said to emit spiritual power, but it may just be magnets.
-27.0883, -109.2996
Ushuaia's Time Capsule + instructions
Ushuaia, Argentina

The Time Capsule of Ushuaia

This plaza at the end of the world teems with monumental tributes to a problematic history, and laser discs.
-54.8074, -68.3037
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
Winter with Culev's pools.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Sin Palabras (Speechless)

An hour south of Punta Arenas (Chile) along the Strait of Magellan, a Kcymaerxthaere plaque tells the story of Culev Larsze, cursed to live without words.
-53.5953, -70.9380
The Elevators of Valparaiso
Valparaiso, Chile

Elevators of Valparaiso

What was once a unique system of urban elevators is turning into a mechanical ruin.
-33.0337, -71.6302
The scenery in Villavicencio.
Las Heras Department, Argentina

Thermal Baths of Villavicencio

Mineral springs believed to hold therapeutic properties draw in visitors from all over.
-32.5267, -69.0174
"Vuel Villa" by Xul Solar
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Xul Solar Museum

Xul Solar was an artist of alternate worlds, inventor of languages, and dreamer of utopias.
-34.5948, -58.4078
Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Plaza de Toros

Abandoned bull fighting ring, slowly falling apart in Uruguay.
-34.4440, -57.8421
Central Rotunda
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palacio Barolo

A tower devoted to — and modeled after — the Divine Comedy.
-34.6094, -58.3859