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Falkland Islands

The Shipwreck of Lady Elizabeth

This haunting ghost ship stands beached in the waters off the coast of the Falkland Islands.
El Chaltén, Argentina

Cerro Fitz Roy

The inspiration for the Patagonia Clothing logo, Cerro Fitz Roy turns pink at sunrise.
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Totem Pole

Where British troops serving on the remote islands paid tribute to their faraway hometowns.
Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The Grave of Ernest Shackleton

Final resting place of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton.
Antarctica

Esperanza Base

The birthplace of the very first human resident born in Antarctica.
Antarctica

Antarctic Exploration Museum & Post Office

The best place to send your postcards home from Antarctica.
Charlotte, North Carolina

David Černý's Metalmorphosis

A psychological self-portrait in the form of a giant, segmented head.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Hawarden, Wales

Gladstone's Library

At the United Kingdom's only residential library you can sleep among the books.
Porto, Portugal

Carmo and Carmelitas Churches

A hidden three-foot-wide house separates these two regal churches.
Asheville, North Carolina

The Grove Park Inn

The U.S. Supreme Court's secret Cold War relocation facility in the mountains of North Carolina.
Pontiac, Michigan

Pontiac Silverdome

What was once the largest NFL stadium is now an abandoned ruin.
Detroit, Michigan

Nancy Brown Peace Carillon

Advice-columnist's bell tower, paid for with pennies.
Seville, Spain

Metropol Parasol

The world's largest wooden structure.
Highland Park, Michigan

Highland Park Ford Plant

Where the Model T was made and the assembly line was invented.
Allen Park, Michigan

Uniroyal Giant Tire

The 80 foot tire which looms over Michigan's I-94 was once a Ferris wheel in the New York World Fair.
Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ypsilanti Water Tower

Lovingly nick-named the "Brick Dick" this municipal tower was winner of the World's Most Phallic Building Contest.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Graffiti Alley - Ann Arbor

An ever-evolving wall of graffiti art off East Liberty Street.
Detroit, Michigan

Ernie Harwell Park

This public baseball field is a beloved remainder from of one of the most historic stadiums in the country.
Detroit, Michigan

The World's Largest Stove

Weighing 30,000 pounds, this monument represents Detroit's first industrial era.
Detroit, Michigan

MBAD African Bead Museum

The collection of ceremonial and cultural objects spans many countries and hundreds of years.
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.