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Places visited in Gävle, Sweden
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Mittens made from human hair.
Frederikshavn, Denmark

Hair Jewelry Exhibit at the Bangsbo Museum

The largest collection of hair jewelry in Europe reminds you how creepy 19th-century love was.
57.4197, 10.5031
Serpent column with the Obelisk of Theodosius in the background.
Istanbul, Turkey

Serpent Column

Ancient serpentine sacrifice holder that has stood the test of time.
41.0056, 28.9751
Obelisk of Theodosius
Istanbul, Turkey

Obelisk of Theodosius

This remarkably well-preserved Egyptian plinth is pretty well traveled for a giant piece of stone.
41.0059, 28.9754
1513 Piri Reis Map portion
Istanbul, Turkey

Piri Reis Map at Topkapi Palace

1513 Turkish world map, full of European state secrets and snarky commentary.
41.0115, 28.9833
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
41.0084, 28.9779
The ruins of Troy
Çanakkale, Turkey

Troy

This famous city eluded concrete detection until the early 2000's.
40.1553, 26.4142
Uppsala, Sweden

Gustavianum Museum

The second oldest anatomical theater is housed in a museum of curiosities.
59.8580, 17.6318
Salt Lake City, Utah

Gilgal Sculpture Garden

A hidden garden of stones engraved with scriptures, a Joseph Smith Sphynx, and all carved by one man.
40.7593, -111.8695
Ytterby mine ( source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ytterby_gruva_2769.jpg )
Vaxholm, Sweden

Ytterby Mine

The single richest source of elemental discoveries in the world.
59.4263, 18.3532
Skvader
Stockholm, Sweden

Biologiska Museet

Early habitat dioramas and home of the elusive gaff, the skvader.
59.3271, 18.0978
The Three Royal Mounds.
Uppsala, Sweden

Royal Mounds of Gamla Uppsala

Ancient burial grounds of the wealthy.
59.8993, 17.6318
2009 Yule Goat
Gävle, Sweden

Gavle Goat

If there is one thing you don't want to be in Sweden during Christmas, it's a Yule Goat.
60.6728, 17.1464
Trojaborg Labyrinth.
Sweden

Gotland

Largest island in the Baltic Sea experiences such idyllic weather that roses bloom in the middle of December.
57.5000, 18.5500
The exterior of the Drottningholms Slottsteater (Flickr/Holger Motzkau)
Ekerö, Sweden

Drottningholms Slottsteater

18th century opera in its original splendor.
59.3249, 17.8902
Skansen
Stockholm, Sweden

Skansen Open Air Museum

Sweden's "good old days" painstakingly re-created in a model village.
59.3244, 18.1013
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

Remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
59.3280, 18.0914