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Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for decades longer than intended.
Mount Baldy, California

Bridge to Nowhere

Abandoned bridge hidden deep in the San Gabriel Mountains.
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Jheronimus Bosch Art Center

Take a stroll through the hellish grotesques of Hieronymus Bosch in this elaborate Netherlands church.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

Established in 1638 to battle the Black Death, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is a treasure trove of rare flora.
De Koog, Netherlands

Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum

The history of sea-faring refuse and disaster is on cramped display in this Netherlands folk museum.
Xanten, Germany

Xanten Archaeological Park

Take a walk in a recreation of ancient Rome.
Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Zoo Botanical Gardens

The L.A. Zoo has a secret garden of rare bootleg cycads, a palm specimen dating back 280 million years.
Blegny, Belgium

Blegny-Mine

Descend into the tunnels to experience the life of a coal miner.
Maastricht, Netherlands

St. Pietersberg Caves

Incredible labyrinth of man made caves.
Vaals, Netherlands

Labyrint Drielandenpunt

A beautiful maze marking where three countries meet.
West Sacramento, California

I Street Bridge

I Street Bridge is the heaviest swinging center bridge in the United States.
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
Pasadena, California

Colorado Street Bridge

A Masterpiece with a Tragic History.
La Cañada Flintridge, California

Devil's Gate

An unfortunate geological resemblance to Satan has labeled this Pasadena gorge as a passage to the underworld.
Schokland, Netherlands

Schokland

The struggle of a small Dutch island against the sea.
Franeker, Netherlands

Eisinga Planetarium

Home to the world's oldest functioning orrery.
Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn

This small town in the Netherlands has no roads but instead, miles of canals and over 100 bridges.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
Leiden, Netherlands

The Wall Poems of Leiden

The works of poetry's biggest names grace the walls of the city of Leiden, all carefully painted by hand.
Pasadena, California

Fork in the Road

A bigger-than-life pun that has become a beacon of altruism.
Montreal, Québec

Insectarium of Montreal

The biggest museum dedicated to insects in North America, one of the largest in the world.
Montreal, Québec

Notre Dame Basilica

A grand Gothic Revival basilica with stained glass depictions of Montreal's religious history has only one soul resting in its crypt.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Stone Arch Bridge

The oldest bridge in Minneapolis.
Murano, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead.