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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Senkwekwe Mountain Gorilla Center

The world's only facility where orphaned mountain gorillas are cared for.
Nairobi, Kenya

Bomas of Kenya

This tourist village in Nairobi celebrates the traditional lifestyles and customs of Kenyan tribes.
Atlanta, Georgia

The Elvis Shrine Vault

An old bank vault in Atlanta, is now the eternal shrine of Elvis Presley.
Asheville, North Carolina

Flat Iron Sculpture

This giant iron playfully pays tribute to an early 20th-century architectural trend.
Zossen, Germany

Winkel Towers of Zossen

Several of these strange cone-shaped bunkers can still be seen around the former Nazi headquarters.
Melbourne, Australia

Princess Theatre

One of the oldest theaters in Australia, it's also said to be haunted by a performer who died on stage.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Sacco & Vanzetti Funeral

This funeral home had the honor, if that is the correct word, of hosting the funeral of the famous Sacco and Vanzetti.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Boston, Massachusetts

Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque

The site of one of the strangest disasters in history—a wave of deadly molasses traveling at 35 mph.
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere.
Wulumuqi Shi, China

Tarim Mummies

These excavated burials from the Tarim Basin are wrapped in mystery.
Adelaide, Australia

'A Day Out'

These bronze sculptures sow whimsy by hamming it up on a pedestrian mall.
Elmira, New York

Mark Twain's Grave

The little-known final resting place of one of America's greatest writers.
Blaubeuren, Germany

The Blautopf

In this brilliant blue spring in Germany, legend has it that a sad mermaid learned to finally laugh.
Sundance, Wyoming

The Quaal Windsock

An antique Beechcraft airplane serves as a giant windsock for people driving through the blustery open country of eastern Wyoming.
Honduras

Lancetilla Botanical Garden and Research Center

This incredibly diverse research station is one of the largest tropical botanical gardens in the world.
Baffin, Unorganized, Nunavut

Ellesmere Island

The third-largest island in Canada is one of the remotest places on Earth.
Asheville, North Carolina

Folk Art Center

A wonderful display of arts and crafts handmade by local artisans in the Southern Appalachians.
Asheville, North Carolina

Pritchard Park Drum Circle

Every week, a festive public jam session breaks out in downtown Asheville.
Asheville, North Carolina

Basilica of Saint Lawrence, Asheville

This rare basilica nestled right in downtown Asheville is an architectural marvel, inside and out.
Xiva, Uzbekistan

Walls of Itchan Kala

Ancient barriers wrap around what was once an important stop along the Silk Road.
Bristol, England

Redcliffe Caves

There's a labyrinth of manmade tunnels stretching for over an acre beneath Bristol.
Neenah, Wisconsin

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

The museum houses one of the world's largest collections of glass paperweights.
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

This unassuming cheese empire in rural Oregon churns out more than 150,000 pounds of cheese each day.