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Guatemala

Lago de Atitlán

Central America's deepest lake is actually a volcanic caldera, surrounded by three volcanoes.
Hurricane, Utah

109-Year-Old Fruitcake and 70-Year-Old Bacon

A museum has some wedding cake dating to the Teddy Roosevelt administration, and some bacon from FDR's.
Rockville, Utah

Grafton Ghost Town

Settled by Mormons in 1859, this abandoned frontier town appears in several films including "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Ax-Man Surplus

The Midwest's reigning king of surplus stores is full of nothing you need and everything you want.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts

Hub of Scandinavian culture in a Minneapolis deli.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Katyń Massacre Memorial

This evocative New Jersey statue.
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" this building now holds the most expensive penthouse in the city.
New York, New York

Irish Hunger Memorial

Blighted Irish field and the ruins of a 19th-century cottage on the edge of urban Manhattan.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Colgate Clock

On the Hudson, the fourth largest clock in the world.
Jersey City, New Jersey

The Black Tom Explosion Memorial

A simple plaque remembers an act of WWI terrorism that obliterated an island and forever scarred the Statue of Liberty.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Art Shanties at Lake Harriet

Direct, creative challenge to Mother Nature's winter wrath.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Holyrood Abbey Ruins

Ruined 11th century abbey built by King David I in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Burke & Hare Murder Dolls

Tiny effigies of the victims of Edinburgh's famous Anatomy Murders.
Montreal, Québec

Notre-Dame-de-Neiges Cemetery

Canada's largest graveyard boasts a lot of noteworthy artifacts as well as its own computerized mapping service.
Beacon, New York

The Abandoned Dutch Reform Church Cemetery

This abandoned cemetery is crumbling into ruin, exposing the artifacts and bodies buried there.
Hyde Park, New York

The Hyde Park Vanderbilt Mansion

"A hideous albatross in the Hudson River Valley."
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Historic Stasiu's Urinals

A palatial art deco restroom.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Spoonbridge and Cherry

A toweringly silly piece of modern art has been delighting locals since the 1980's.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis Manhole Covers

Downtown Minneapolis mixed art and function by turning some of their sewer covers into works of art.
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
Queens, New York

Neponsit Health Care Center

This Queens hospital has stood abandoned for almost 20 years after its patients were secretly relocated in the dead of night.
Queens, New York

Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse

A former seaside jewel built for the everyman is now simply a neglected art deco fortress.
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.