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Nashville, Tennessee

Dutchman's Curve

The site of the one of the most deadly train wrecks in American history.
Honduras

Lancetilla Botanical Garden and Research Center

This incredibly diverse research station is one of the largest tropical botanical gardens in the world.
Copán Ruinas, Honduras

Hieroglyphic Stairway of Copán

This staircase full of Mayan hieroglyphics is perhaps the largest single text in the world.
Comayagua, Honduras

The Sawdust Alfombras of Comayagua

These colorful sawdust illustrations are trampled into non-existence only moments after they are finished.
Coleford, England

Puzzlewood

The mysterious, fantastical woodland inspiration for "The Lord of the Rings."
Falmouth, Jamaica

Glistening Waters

Millions of glowing microscopic organisms light up the waters of this luminous lagoon.
Atlanta, Georgia

Madam C.J. Walker Museum & WERD Radio

The legacies of two historic African-American institutions live on in this unassuming brick building.
Sponsored by Atlanta CVB
Mexico City, Mexico

Tacubaya's Subway Mural

Inside a busy metro station, an impressive mural depicts the prehispanic city of Tenochtitlán.
Tlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico

Pyramids of Tenayuca

A barbarous band of serpents guard the bases of these Aztec temples.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo del Objeto del Objeto

At a museum of everyday objects, it is the act of collecting that is really on display.
Mexico City, Mexico

The Cake Room at Pastelería Ideal

Where layer cakes tower above one’s head and there is never a shortage of icing.
Mexico City, Mexico

Fuente de Tláloc

Diego Rivera's massive tiled fountain and failed infrastructure project.
Mexico City, Mexico

Mercado de Sonora

Superstitious? Discover the witchy side of Mexico through its largest esoteric market.
Mexico City, Mexico

Cafebrería El Péndulo

Part bookstore, part cafe, and part forest.
Bughendera, Uganda

Semliki Safari Lodge

Nestled in Uganda's Semliki Valley Wildlife Reserve, is a one-of-a-kind safari lodge.
Uganda

Murchison Falls

Where the White Nile River dramatically cascades between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert in Uganda.
Wanaka, New Zealand

Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World

New Zealand's epic shrine to all things puzzling.
Madrid, Iowa

High Trestle Trail Bridge

Half a mile long and 13 stories high, the bridge over the Des Moines River Valley lights up the wide night vista.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, resting peacefully for over 200 years now.
Carcross, Yukon Territory

Carcross Desert

This tiny square mile of Canadian sand was once considered the world's smallest desert.
Howth, Ireland

Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

A former fortified tower now houses a collection of classic communications equipment.
Cork, Ireland

Knocknakilla Stone Circle

Just another ancient, mysterious Irish stone circle.
Speers, Saskatchewan

Twisted Trees

The Twisted Trees of Alticane are an unnerving grove of Quaking Aspen, apparently mutated from a single source, giving them a twisted and unnatural appearance.
Phoenix, Arizona

Mystery Castle

A self-built castle made by a mysterious man.