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Places visited in Brasília, Brazil
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St. Augustine, Florida

St. Photios National Greek Orthodox Shrine

Location of a reliquary containing bone fragments of 18 saints.
Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Interchange Spiral

Must form and function forever remain at odds? Not if the Florida Department of Transportation has its way.
Brooklyn, New York

Masstransiscope

A modern zoetrope on the New York City subway.
New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
Salvador, Brazil

Elevador Lacerda

This public elevator links the lower city to the upper city of Salvador.
Brasília, Brazil

The Big Worm

This kilometer-long university building is an unexpected architectural delight.
Penedo, Brazil

Penedo

This "Little Finland" started as a Finnish utopian society in Eastern Brazil.
Brasília, Brazil

Cathedral of Brasília

A stunning Catholic cathedral built by a curve-loving communist in Brazil’s newly created capital.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
Niterói, Brazil

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

An art museum with an eclectic design and a scandalous past.
Key West, Florida

Time for Fun

This statue inspired by Renoir's famous painting embodies the jovial spirit of Key West.
Tallahassee, Florida

Library Oak Tree Fort Sculpture

This creative sculpture was a way to "recycle" an old tree.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee-Leon County Civil Rights Heritage Walk

This sidewalk monument honors over 50 civil rights activists who helped change the face of America.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
St. Augustine, Florida

Dungeon Under the Stairs at the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

It's a pretty creepy lock-up.
Delray Beach, Florida

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens dedicated to the Japanese farmer that refused to throw in the trowel.
Homestead, Florida

Robert Is Here

The sign that drew attention to a young boy's cucumber stand is now the name of his fruit superstore.
Homestead, Florida

Fruit and Spice Park

Found: Garden of Eden in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Miami, Florida

Monkey Jungle

Where monkeys run wild and the humans are caged.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Mai-Kai Restaurant

When you can't get to the Pacific, just go to Florida.
Coral Gables, Florida

Venetian Pool

The only swimming pool listed on the National Register of Historic Places is emptied and refilled each day with naturally filtered water.
Miami, Florida

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Former villa and estate of James Deering developed to preserve native tropical forests.