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Bucharest, Romania

Solacula Inn

An abandoned pasta factory in the centre of Bucharest, once home to Bulgarian revolutionaries and a hub of crime.
Trappe, Maryland

Home Run Baker Park

A small ballpark on Maryland's eastern shore pays homage to its favorite son, the most fearsome home run hitter of the dead ball era.
Neodesha, Kansas

Norman No. 1 Replica Oil Well

This replica oil derrick stands where a tiny Kansas's town struck big in 1852, kicking off America's biggest oil boom.
Churchill, Manitoba

Shipwreck of the MV Ithaka

The rusting hulk of a 250-foot-long merchant vessel remains where she grounded on the shore of Hudson Bay.
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden


Contrasting the old concrete courthouse beneath, a modern and colorful residential marvel has emerged, stirring both acclaim and controversy.
Skellefteå, Sweden

'Gzim och den frusna sjön' ('Gzim and the Frozen Lake')

A sculpture capturing the emotional moment when a refugee boy realizes he is about to be deported.
Meeteetse, Wyoming

Meeteetse Museum

This museum details the history of a local miracle: The return of the critically endangered black-footed ferret, which was once believed to be extinct.
São Miguel, Portugal

Lagoa das Sete Cidades (Lagoon of the Seven Cities)

Legend has it the lovelorn tears of a princess and a shepherd boy formed the blue and green twin lakes in the Azores archipelago.
Moche, Peru

Paseo de la Cultura Mochica

This walk to the Pacific Ocean is surrounded by modern statues of Mochica Gods.
Seoul, South Korea

Sangpyeongtongbo Gallery

A small section in the Bank of Korea Museum dedicated to the many varieties of the Joseon dynasty’s iconic coinage.
Wye Mills, Maryland

Wye Oak State Park

The last remains of one of the oldest and largest oak trees in the United States calls this state park home.
Chiclayo, Peru

Paseo Yortuque

Stroll among dozens of statues depicting pre-Columbian kings, gods, and supernatural beings.