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Fahrenheit Monument
Gdańsk, Poland

Fahrenheit Monument

This antique thermometer honors the creator of the first universal temperature scale.
54.3483, 18.6540
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
Orp-Jauche, Belgium

The Grottoes of Folx-les-Caves

Ancient man-made caves underneath small town Belgium.
50.6650, 4.9403
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany.
52.5212, 13.3969
Phantom Ship Rock
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth.
42.9331, -122.1956
The incredibly narrow Eh'häusl.
Amberg, Germany

The World's Smallest Hotel - Eh'häusl

This extremely narrow tenement boasts a maximum occupancy of just two.
49.4447, 11.8527
The White Pass Railroad and Yukon Railroad
Skagway, Alaska

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

A historic freight system that found the true gold rush is in tourism.
59.4533, -135.3181
San Francisco, California

Maltese Falcon Alleyway

Alleyway plaque commemorating the death of a fictional character in the Maltese Falcon, not far from the authors home.
37.7902, -122.4075
San Francisco, California

The Pirate Shop at 826 Valencia

An essential stop before plundering, BYO Cutlass.
37.7596, -122.4214
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies.
45.9031, -123.9610
Government Camp, Oregon

Timberline Lodge

You might know it as the Overlook Hotel...
45.3311, -121.7100
Corbett, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

A roaring, awe-inspiring double cascade of icy water flows through woodland Oregon like something out of a Tolkien novel.
45.5318, -122.2913
Portland, Oregon

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House

Casually threatening atmosphere with dessert and coffee to die for.
45.5193, -122.6536
The river Rubicon flowing through the cave
Remouchamps, Belgium

Caves of Remouchamps

Hiding the longest subterranean river known in the world.
50.4801, 5.7122
Schokland as it is nowaydays; enclosed by land. The church is also visible in the painting by Hermanus Koekoek.
Schokland, Netherlands

Schokland

The struggle of a small Dutch island against the sea.
52.6492, 5.7777
Some rights reserved by Michel Coumans
Lelystad, Netherlands

Bataviawerf

Building Men of War and Indiamen from Holland's Golden Age.
52.5024, 5.4195
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
49.4550, 11.0795
Soldiers marching through the Menin Gate (before the modern structure) at the start of WWI
Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate Memorial

A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches.
50.8513, 2.8842
Bruges, Belgium

Basilica of the Holy Blood

Christ's blood preserved in a Belgian town.
51.2089, 3.2272
Leuven, Belgium

Totem

Giant bug impaled on a 75-feet high needle.
50.8786, 4.7064
Kronborg Castle. (Wikimedia Commons)
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
56.0386, 12.6219
The Upside Forest of Glacier Gardens
Juneau, Alaska

The Upside Forest of Mendenhall Gardens

Upside down trees serve as natural flower pots in this 'hanging garden of Alaska.'
58.3600, -134.5482