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La Paz, Bolivia

Mi Teleférico

The soaring gondola lines form the longest aerial cable car system in the world.
La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia's Witch Market

Popular tourist destination where witches in dark hats sell dried llama fetuses for good luck.
Kelleys Island, Ohio

Kelley's Island Glacial Grooves

Deep scars on the earth left by the Ice Age.
Tonopah, Nevada

Lunar Crater

This massive crater in the middle of nowhere was used to train astronauts for moon landings.
Richfield, Utah

Pando, the Trembling Giant

One of the world's oldest and most massive living organisms is a grove of quaking aspens.
Bentleyville, Ohio

Squaw Rock

Landmark dedicated to the plight of the American Indian, offensive in the 21st century.
North Tipperary, Ireland

Barack Obama Plaza

This modest plaza in Moneygall, Ireland has cashed in on its distant connection to the U.S. president.
Spain

Mount Teide

Mountain believed by aborigines to house the devil.
Galway, Ireland

Dun Aonghasa

An Iron Age fort on the edge of a seaside cliff offers a glimpse into an ancient, mystical world.
Ireland

The Dry Stone Walls of the Aran Islands

Mortarless walls that stretch for miles are a lovely solution for creating grazing land in the harsh terrain of the Aran Islands.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Tree of Life

This knobby, drooping New Orleans oak is a favorite place both for climbing and for meeting giraffes.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Metairie Cemetery

New Orleans' famous cemetery, located on the site of a former race track.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The New Orleans Train Garden

Tiny historical streetcars wind through a small scale version of Crescent City in this whimsical train garden.
New Orleans, Louisiana

National World War II Museum

Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battle of Normandy and WWII.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess.
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

The curiosities and wonders of pharmacy in a delightful historic building.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Musical Legends Park

A small park on Bourbon Street features life-size bronze statues of New Orleans musicians.
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development was reborn as a street art hub.
Amargosa Valley, Nevada

Devil's Hole

Water of undetermined depth that attracted rare fish and cult leaders alike.
Inyo, California

Devils Golf Course Landscape

"Only the devil could play golf here."
Inyo County, California

Badwater Basin

The lowest point in North America is home to an undrinkable pool surrounded by fields of geometric salt flats.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Cleveland, Ohio

Balto the Sled Dog

Heroic sled dog of the 1925 serum run preserved in taxidermy.
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

James A. Garfield's Memorial and Tomb

The only presidential monument to display a late POTUS's actual casket.