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Oslo, Norway

Viking Ship Museum

Home to three historic ships from the age of Vikings
59.9043, 10.6860
The Reynisdrangar from the cliffs above.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
63.4087, -19.0173
All that remains of the bridge is two girders entangled on the edge of the sandur plain.
Iceland

Skeiðará Bridge Monument

Twisted girders are all that remain of an Icelandic bridge that was wiped out by a combination of volcanic heat and glacial floods
63.9760, -17.0018
Rainbow
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
64.3270, -20.1200
Whimzeyland
Safety Harbor, Florida

Whimzeyland

This home is decked out like a psychedelic explosion of colors and bowling balls.
27.9922, -82.7009
The two-headed gator statue.
Tampa, Florida

Two-Headed Gator of Seminole Heights

"Bite or Smite" became the unlikely mascot of a Tampa suburb.
27.9863, -82.4515
Harvey's Ford Truck Collection
Crawfordville, Florida

Harvey's Ford Truck Collection

Off of the Crawfordville Highway in Florida, nature is taking back this decrepit row of Ford trucks
30.0933, -84.3856
Typical "krewe" during the parade.
Tampa, Florida

Gasparilla Pirate Festival

Like Mardi Gras, only everyone's a pirate
27.9392, -82.4583
Airstream Ranch
Seffner, Florida

Airstream Ranch

An octet of classic chrome trailers speared into the ground act as a tribute to the silver bullets of the open road
28.0095, -82.2846
River Country
Orlando, Florida

River Country

Disney World's very first waterpark is now an abandoned ruin being reclaimed by the swamp.
28.3853, -81.5639
New York, New York

Pier 54: The Titanic's Arrival Destination

A dilapidated dock tells the story of Titanic's missed arrival.
40.7414, -74.0099
New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios
40.7281, -73.9948
Moorish architectural details
Tampa, Florida

Henry B. Plant Museum

Step back into the glory days of Florida's nascent tourism industry at this Gilded Age palace.
27.9464, -82.4641
Tampa, Florida

Gravity Research Foundation Monument

A tribute to a future time when gravity is conquered.
27.9475, -82.4672
Hong Kong Willie
Tampa, Florida

Hong Kong Willie

Recycled junk and fishing buoys litter the yard and facade of this bait shop cum art project
28.0693, -82.3606
Fort Jefferson, moat and wall
Key West, Florida

Dry Tortugas

Remote Florida islands have a history of sea turtles, sunken treasures, and one of the world's largest coastal brick fortresses
24.6286, -82.8733
The old hanging tree, once outside, now built into the bar.
Key West, Florida

Captain Tony's Saloon

Florida's oldest bar was once a morgue, complete with a hanging tree and gravestones.
24.5588, -81.8054
Underground Cathedral (Flickr/magro kr)
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt
49.9830, 20.0557
The bones of the Wawel dragon.
Krakow, Poland

The Bones of the Wawel Dragon

Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon
50.0547, 19.9354
Historic bat tower on Lower Sugarloaf Key, Florida.
Summerland Key, Florida

Sugarloaf Key Bat Tower

Bat house that has only ever housed bat for one night; they all flew away and never came back
24.6447, -81.5644
Exterior view of the Vehicle Assembly Building.
Brevard, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather
28.5863, -80.6513
The Tree of Life
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Tree of Life

This knobby, drooping New Orleans oak is a favorite place both for climbing and for meeting giraffes.
29.9236, -90.1314
The concrete tower of Clingman's Dome.
Tennessee

Clingmans Dome

The highest point in Tennessee at 6,643 feet above sea level, Clingmans Dome bears witness to the ravages of one type of insect
35.5628, -83.4985
Itaipu Dam
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Itaipu Dam

As one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams this plant took two countries to get built
-25.4080, -54.5888