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Dusseldorf, Germany

The Gehry Buildings of Dusseldorf Harbor

Twisted buildings adorn the banks of the Rhine river.
51.2166, 6.7602
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
52.5203, 13.3869
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

Old Country Market

This country market harbors goats on its roof.
49.3055, -124.4230
Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
49.3026, -123.1259
Friendship 500
Burnaby, British Columbia

Friendship 500

A floating McDonald's built for Expo '86 is now a derelict relic on Burrard Inlet.
49.2922, -122.9809
(Justus Hayes/Shoes on Wires/shoesonwires.com/Flickr)
Coquitlam, British Columbia

Riverview Hospital

Historic insane asylum and most-filmed location in the Great White North.
49.2455, -122.8089
Dreamlike Birches lit at night: https://www.patreon.com/posts/count-morbids-8334001
Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth's Bavarian Village

One small town in the Pacific Northwest transformed itself into a Bavarian-themed tourist destination.
47.5798, -120.6581
Gum Wall window ledge
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
47.6081, -122.3403
Looking in from the Pandora St. entrance.
Victoria, British Columbia

Fan Tan Alley

The narrowest street in Canada was once a spot for dastardly doings, now a historic piece of Chinatown.
48.4293, -123.3683
Photograph of City Hall some time prior to 1947.
Port Townsend, Washington

Port Townsend City Hall

City Council meetings still happen in his historic building, impeccably preserved on the inside.
48.1161, -122.7524
Florence, Oregon

Sea Lion Caves

Only known mainland rookery of the threatened Stellar sea lion.
44.1214, -124.1256
Phantom Ship Rock
Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the United States, and once the site of epic destruction that lives on in myth.
42.9331, -122.1956
Pura Goa Lawah
Indonesia

Pura Goa Lawah

This sacred cave temple is home to thousands of bats and according to legend, a giant snake king.
-8.5515, 115.4689
Soda and algae formations near the shore of Lake Natron.
Monduli, Tanzania

Lake Natron

A salty red hell in Tanzania breeds endangered flamingos.
-2.3436, 36.0458
Nairobi, Kenya

Carnivore Restaurant

Kenyan restaurant is a carnivore's paradise, serving exotic meats at its ultimate 'Beast of a Feast.'
-1.3227, 36.8042
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
37.5295, 126.9647
Santiago, Chile

Parque Quinta Normal Greenhouse

A beautiful deserted greenhouse in the middle of a park.
-33.4430, -70.6812
A maze of graves.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Cemitério São João Batista

Try not to get lost in this picturesque Brazilian labyrinth of the dead.
-22.9593, -43.1885
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
Hachikō at the station
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
35.7180, 139.7788
Dalí Theatre and Museum
Figueres, Spain

Dalí Theatre and Museum

Giant eggs, walls of bread, and nightmare surreality mark the largest collection of works by Salvador Dalí.
42.2681, 2.9599
The church's interior
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
41.4036, 2.1744
Sky Tower
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
-36.8481, 174.7627
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
-38.1368, 176.2497