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Phoenix, Arizona

Her Secret Is Patience

A striking public art installation named for a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Lowell Observatory

Arizona observatory famous for investigations into Martian life and Pluto's discovery.
Benson, Arizona

Kartchner Caverns

Limestone caves with spectacular showcase chambers.
Sedona, Arizona

Chapel of the Holy Cross

A spiritual vortex among the red rocks in Sedona.
Tucson, Arizona

309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group

The world's largest military aircraft cemetery.
Holbrook, Arizona

The Wigwam Village #6

A motel dedicated to Southwestern nostalgia.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Wupatki National Monument

This historic national park is covered in the stunning ruins of red rock pueblos.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Yavapai County, Arizona

Montezuma Castle

Ninety feet off the valley floor is an ancient dwelling put under protection of the U.S. government by Teddy Roosevelt.
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon

Most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
São Paulo, Brazil

Museu Afro Brasil

A labyrinthine museum chronicling the history of African culture in Brazil.
Ouro Preto, Brazil

Museu do Aleijadinho

A display of works by one of the world masters sacred art, an 18th-century Brazilian sculptor nicknamed "the little cripple."
São Paulo, Brazil

Butantã Snake Institute

A snake farm famous for its venemous varieties.
Catas Altas, Brazil

Maned Wolves of Santuário do Caraça

This neo-Gothic monastery offers a rare chance to witness the unique maned wolf right up close.
Manaus, Brazil

Teatro Amazonas in Manaus

A beautiful opera house in the heart of Amazonia has recently restarted performances after a 90-year hiatus.
Manaus, Brazil

Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters)

This striking, two-toned confluence of rivers is visible from space.
São Paulo, Brazil

Hotel Unique

A huge boat-shaped hotel with a blood red pool and other oddities.
Niterói, Brazil

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

An art museum with an eclectic design and a scandalous past.
São Paulo, Brazil

Beco do Batman

One of São Paulo's tight urban intersections has become a haven for graffiti artists ever since a single Batman started the trend.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
Chaves, Brazil

Victoria Amazonica

Queen of the waterlilies, so big and strong it can support the weight of a human.
Santo André, Brazil

Paranapiacaba Train Station

The remains of a British railway rusting in the jungle mist of a Brazilian mountainside.