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Poor Mathew.
Bellingham, Washington

Fairhaven Historic Markers

Stones speckled along Harris Avenue reveal hidden nuggets of the past.
48.7205, -122.5111
Lake Washington Ship Canal, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks construction, March 29, 1916.
Seattle, Washington

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Allowing humans and fish alike to migrate from freshwater to saltwater and back again.
47.6667, -122.3981
Inside Scarecrow Video.
Seattle, Washington

Scarecrow Video

Browse through roughly 130,000 titles in the world's largest independent video rental store.
47.6659, -122.3171
Seattle, Washington

Plymouth Pillars Park

The four tall pillars once marked the entrance of the historic Seattle church that fought for women's suffrage and civil rights.
47.6125, -122.3283
A brutalist fountain at Freeway Park.
Seattle, Washington

Freeway Park

The first park to ever be built over a freeway was a brutalist masterwork.
47.6091, -122.3324
Inside the Arctic Club
Seattle, Washington

The Arctic Club

The historic bar where local ship captains, traders, and gold miners would come together to do business a century ago.
47.6039, -122.3318
Parque Kennedy
Lima, Peru

Parque Kennedy

A Peruvian public park has a mysteriously large cat population that a number of locals would rather see dead.
-12.1220, -77.0308
Huaca Pucllana in Miraflores
Lima, Peru

Huaca Pucllana

This stone complex marks the urban center of a lost civilization.
-12.1174, -77.0337
Trees surrounding a pond in the Bosque el Olivar
San Isidro, Peru

Bosque el Olivar (Olive Grove Forest)

A pretty park of over 1,600 olive trees that grew from just three saplings brought over from Spain.
-12.1015, -77.0352
Paucartambo, Peru

The Festival of Paucartambo

Ain't no party like a ghost town party.
-13.3214, -71.5890
Sacsayhuamán
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
-13.5098, -71.9817
Lima Cathedral
Lima, Peru

Pizarro's Tomb

Now containing the bones of the actual conquistador, instead of someone else.
-12.0931, -77.0464
Erotic art.
Cercado de Lima, Peru

Larco Museum's Erotic Art

The large collection of pre-Columbian pottery might make you blush.
-12.0721, -77.0710
the Monty Python foot
London, England

The Monty Python Foot

The television series' iconic giant foot was borrowed from this classical painting.
51.5089, -0.1283
Exterior of Centre Pompidou
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
48.8606, 2.3526
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
Flame of Liberty
Paris, France

Flame of Liberty

This life-size replica of the Statue of Liberty's flame is also a tribute to Princess Diana by default.
48.8647, 2.3014
Paris, France

Montparnasse Cemetery

A Parisian cemetery where the elite and artistic are interred beneath an eccentric collection of tombs.
48.8387, 2.3262
Shakespeare And Company bookshop situated at 37 rue de la Bûcherie, in the 5th arrondissement.
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

This iconic Parisian bookstore doubles as the "Tumbleweed Hotel" for traveling writers.
48.8526, 2.3471
Catacombes de Paris.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
48.8343, 2.3322
Kronborg Castle. (Wikimedia Commons)
Helsingør, Denmark

Kronborg Castle (Elsinore)

Old Danish castle immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
56.0386, 12.6219
Digital Orca
Vancouver, British Columbia

Digital Orca

A pixel art killer whale is frozen mid-leap in this Vancouver square.
49.2898, -123.1168
Rock Rings.
Bellingham, Washington

Rock Rings

The cardinal directions, set in stone.
48.7317, -122.4856
A painting of the Champ de Mars in Port Louis in 1880.
Port Louis, Mauritius

Champ de Mars Racecourse

The oldest racecourse in the Southern Hemisphere.
-20.1692, 57.5101