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London, England

Site of the Tabard Inn

The location Geoffrey Chaucer and tale-telling pilgrims set off for Canterbury in April 1386.
Bradford-on-Avon, England

Tithe Barn

One of the largest medieval barns in England and architecturally one of the finest.
Cape Town, South Africa

The Most Southwestern Point of Africa

The Cape of Good Hope is not quite as low as you can go on the African continent, but it's still geographically significant.
Wellington, New Zealand

Hobbit Hideaway

This ledge in Victoria Park served as a hiding spot for Frodo, Sam, Merry and Pippin.
Duvauchelle, New Zealand

Ōnawe Peninsula

A peninsula on a peninsula that becomes an island at high tide.
Bristol, England

'You Don’t Need Planning Permission to Build Castles in the Sky'

Perhaps the most obscure, simplistic Banksy installation found in Bristol or in the entire world.
Raurimu, New Zealand

Raurimu Rex

A life-sized statue of a Tyrannosaurus rex made out of driftwood.
London, England

St. Bartholomew’s Gatehouse

One of London’s rare Tudor-era buildings is a fate-defying gatehouse for a church.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Flora and Otto

A mosaic armchair and ottoman built from china broken in the Christchurch earthquakes.
Bristol, England

St. Mary Redcliffe Tram Rail

World War II air raids over Bristol dislodged this fragment of tram line that ended up embedded in a churchyard.
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Church of the Good Shepherd

This charming stone church on the shore of Lake Tekapo is an icon in astrophotography.
London, England

Byward Tower Hand

A mysterious suspended hand greets unsuspecting visitors at the Tower of London.
Quailburn, New Zealand

Omarama Clay Cliffs

Towering earthen formations that rise straight out of the ground in New Zealand .
Bath, England

Head of Sulis Minerva

The accidental discovery of this gilt bronze head led archaeologists to find the Roman Baths in the city of Bath
Wellington, New Zealand

Plimmer's Ark Remains

The remnants of a 1849 sunken ship lie underneath a building.
Wellington, New Zealand

Nairn's Street Cottage

Journey through time by touring Wellington's oldest original cottage.
Wellington, New Zealand

Taranaki Wharf Jump Platform

A winding staircase that appears to lead to nowhere is actually a diving platform into the Wellington Harbour.
Bristol, England

Model of the Matthew

A miniature version of the ship that took John Cabot from Bristol to Newfoundland.
London, England

Square the Block

A jumble of concrete on the corner of one of London’s terraced buildings is actually a work of art.
London, England

The Hitchcock Gallery

Several colorful mosaic panels depict the life and creative genius of the Master of Suspense.
Wellington, New Zealand

Moai Statue

One of the iconic moai of Rapa Nui stands guard in Lyall Bay as a symbol of the friendship between New Zealand and Chile.
Wellington, New Zealand

Zealandia

The world's first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary is a haven for New Zealand's rare and endangered species.
Wellington, New Zealand

Lobster Loos

These concrete crustaceans are actually public restrooms.
Wellington, New Zealand

Moko Tree

This 800-year-old Rimu tree may be the oldest of its kind in the world.