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Capuchin Monastery Catacombs
Catacombs with thousands of well-dressed mummies
Hole n' the Rock
A house carved into a rock in the 1940s
Thistle Ghost Town
A small flooded ghost town with a few scattered structures remaining.
Torre Argentina - Roman Cat Sanctuary
Hundreds of lucky felines haunt the ruins where Caesar was murdered
Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes
A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art
A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle
Syntagma Square Metro Station
Where commuters walk through remnants of an ancient Greek necropolis
Plaster Citizens of Pompeii
Their last minutes captured in plaster
Vatican City, Vatican
Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche
Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy
The Aventine Keyhole
Rome's semi-secret peephole vista is also a once and future Crusader stronghold
Thermopolia of Pompeii
Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Crystal clear lake with a shoreline of travertine located in a Colorado canyon
Pompeii's less famous neighbor is still revealing her secrets
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