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Places visited in Holland, Michigan
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Holland, Michigan

Tulip Time Festival

Largest tulip festival in America, includes fireworks, a parade, and a carnival
42.7875, -86.1089
Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities
Chicago, Illinois

Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities

This morbid curiosity shop offers everything from animal bones to human teeth as a celebration of life through death
41.9761, -87.6690
Chicago, Illinois

Garfield Park Conservatory

A green oasis in Chicago.
41.8865, -87.7178
Chicago, Illinois

The Empty Bottle

A beloved Chicago music venue offering cold beer and lots of “Friendly"
41.9004, -87.6868
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

An Oz-themed public park that had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood
41.9187, -87.6472
The newly restored Tiffany Dome.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

A massive thing of wonder, this stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence
41.8837, -87.6250
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Maincy, France

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

This stunning French estate was so lavish that it landed its original owner in jail for the rest of his life.
48.5658, 2.7141
The gallery of maps, showing the ceiling
Città del Vaticano, Vatican

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy
41.9029, 12.4534
El Ateneo Grand Splendid.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores
-34.5958, -58.3941
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Recoleta Cemetery

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
-34.5886, -58.3925
Bones from the former Magdeleine cemetery (La Ville Leveque Street numbers 1 and 2). Deposited in 1844 in the western ossuary (bone repository) and transferred to the catacombs in September 1859.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them
48.8343, 2.3322
Père Lachaise in snow
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.
48.8594, 2.3910
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Staten Island, New York

Fresh Kills Landfill

One-time largest man-made structure in the world will be a park in 30 years
40.5774, -74.1862
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
Uncommon Objects Sign
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge
30.2483, -97.7505
Ashland st. Entrance at Walsh Park.
Chicago, Illinois

The 606 aka Bloomingdale Trail

The 606 is a decade in the making.
41.9142, -87.6676
Chicago, Illinois

Puerto Rican Flag Sculptures

Huge abstract sculptures of the Puerto Rican Flag
41.9030, -87.6870
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

41.9104, -87.6770
This is what Myopic books looks like.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream
41.9099, -87.6769
Interior shot of The Violet Hour
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture
41.9089, -87.6774
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

Rainbo Club

Beloved bar home to musicians of all eras and reputations
41.9028, -87.6774
Chicago, Illinois

The DNA Discovery Center

At Chicago's revered Field Museum, visitors are invited to learn about and literally explore DNA
41.8662, -87.6170
Photo of one of the lions from J.H. Patterson's book "The Man-eaters of Tsavo", 1907
Chicago, Illinois

Tsavo Man Eaters

These pretty kitties killed and ate as many as 135 railway workers
41.8662, -87.6186