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Paris, France

La REcyclerie

This Parisian cafe bucks the usual trend of the area and sticks almost exclusively to an ethos of reuse.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
Paris, France

59 Rivoli

Notorious artist squat renovated into legal studios.
Paris, France

Montparnasse Cemetery

A Parisian cemetery where the elite and artistic are interred beneath an eccentric collection of tombs.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
Cheverny, France

Château de Cheverny

The opulent home that inspired Tintin's Marlinspike Hall and the adventures within.
Provincia de Bongará, Peru

Gocta Waterfall

One of the world's tallest waterfalls wasn't revealed to the world at large until 2006.
Chachapoyas, Peru

Pozo de Yanayacu

This well held a sacred source of water supposedly unleashed from the barren rocks by a wizard-like archbishop.
Merida, Venezuela

Coromoto Ice Cream Shop

Shop with the world's largest number of ice cream flavors, ranging from delightful to downright bizarre.
Puerto Triunfo, Colombia

Hacienda Nápoles

Former drug lord’s manor, now a theme park. Watch out for the hippos.
Zipaquira, Colombia

Cathedral of Salt

Cathedral carved out of salt, located a mile below the earth's surface.
Bogotá, Colombia

Central Cemetery of Bogotá

Storied crypts fill the most famous cemetery in Colombia.
Gran Sabana, Venezuela

Mount Roraima

This "floating island" plateau sits 7,671 feet above the forest floor.
Manaus, Brazil

Encontro das Águas (Meeting of Waters)

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

Teatro Amazonas in Manaus

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

Boca do Acre

Hub for hallucinogenic Amazon religion.
Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Puerto Maldonado Obelisco

This space-age looking obelisk rises over a city in the rainforest, meant to resemble the local castaña tree.
Huallin, Peru

Huascarán National Park

The highest tropical mountain range in the world is in Central Peru, home to a vast array of exotic and quirky plants and animals.
Lambayeque, Peru

Tombs of Sipán

The shockingly unspoiled Peruvian tomb of the Lord of Sipan was once guarded by a footless warrior.
Peru

Sarcofagi of Carajía

These giant mummies are set ominously into a Peruvian cliffside and topped with real human skulls.
Vilcabamba, Ecuador

Vilcabamba

In this pristine Ecuadorian hippie town, residents remain active well into their eighties and nineties.
Ecuador

Isla de la Plata

This small uninhabited island offers Galapagos-like biodiversity.
Agua Blanca, Ecuador

Agua Blanca Community

The remains of an ancient settlement in one of the oldest archeological sites in South America.
Cuenca, Ecuador

Homero Ortega Workshop and Museum

An Ecuadorian haberdashery that sets the record straight about the so-called "Panama" hat.