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Mexico City, Mexico

Aztec Serpent Head Cornerstone

On a cornerstone of the City Museum is the head of a monstrous serpent stolen from an Aztec pyramid 400 years ago.
Madrid, New Mexico

Mine Shaft Tavern

Home to New Mexico's longest bar, this watering hole also has a mining museum and a haunted history.
Magdalena, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
Silver City, New Mexico

Gila Cliff Dwellings

These ruins of a pre-Columbian cliff village are among the most beautiful and well preserved in New Mexico.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

PistachioLand: World's Largest Pistachio

This is one really big nut.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

White Sands National Park

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
São Miguel, Portugal

Gorreana Tea Plantation

Europe's oldest still-operational tea farm also boasts a spectacular view.
Masada, Israel

Masada

This daunting 1st century fortress was purportedly the site of one of the most dramatic revolts of the Jewish-Roman wars.
East Aurora, New York

Roycroft Campus

This former hub for crafty philosophers was founded by a writer who died aboard the infamous RMS Lusitania.
Buffalo, New York

Silo City

Buffalo's abandoned concrete grain elevators are getting a second life.
Buffalo, New York

The Darwin D. Martin House

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest—and favorite—architectural masterpieces was almost lost.
Buffalo, New York

Shark Girl

The absurd creation is a compulsory destination for selfies in Buffalo.
Cataño, Puerto Rico

Casa Bacardí

The bat-covered home of one of the world's most popular brands of rum is located on a tropical Art Deco campus.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Cemetery

This bleach-white graveyard overlooking the ocean is accessed through a tunnel.
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Chapel of the Holy Christ of Health)

This chapel on a cliff is renowned for its healing powers and was founded on the site of a supposed divine intervention.
Santa Clara, Cuba

Che Guevara Mausoleum

This imposing memorial contains the remains of Che Guevara — and 29 other guerrillas who died with him in Bolivia.
Havana, Cuba

Old Havana Perfume Museum

This communist country can still appreciate its fragrant past.
Viñales, Cuba

Viñales Mural de la Prehistoria

Neo-cave art on the macro scale.
Havana, Cuba

Coppelia

Castro's communist ice cream mothership has been serving five-scoop "salads" for over 50 years.
Havana, Cuba

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Once a favorite playground for the world's most illustrious guests, Hotel Nacional's secret weapons and bunkers reveal a more menacing side to its golden history.
Havana, Cuba

La Plaza de la Revolución

A focal point of the Cuban government, this city square features one of the most iconic images in the country.
Havana, Cuba

Colón Cemetery

In terms of history and architecture, this is one of the most remarkable cemeteries in the world.
East Jerusalem, Israel

Immovable Ladder on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

A "miracle" that seems to produce more holy fistfights than holy revelations.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.