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Places visited in Akureyri, Iceland
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Kristiansand, Norway

Kristiansand Kanonmuseum

The last fully functional fortress of Germany's World War II Atlantikwall.
58.0908, 7.9682
Apothecary jars in main room
Florence, Italy

Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy

The oldest operating pharmacy in the world features 800-year-old recipes.
43.7736, 11.2484
Horses - Stables Market
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
51.5424, -0.1477
Kunoy, Faroe Islands

Skarð

The abandoned village of Skarð aptly illustrates the idiom "Don't put all your eggs in one basket."
62.3242, -6.6525
The Difference Engine #2 at London Science Museum
London, England

Difference Engine #2

Charles Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
51.4977, -0.1747
The Bebelplatz.
Berlin, Germany

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
52.5166, 13.3941
The ruins of Persepolis
Fars Province, Iran

The Ruins of Persepolis

The palace of the King of Kings, burned by Alexander the Great.
29.9349, 52.8902
Shiraz, Iran

Eram Garden

Named after a legendary garden called Eram in southern Arabia, built by order of Shaddad, an Arab king who wanted to compete with Paradise.
29.6354, 52.5256
Isfahan, Iran

Pigeon Towers of Iran

These little castles each held thousands of pigeons.
32.6502, 51.6813
Tempelhof postcard, ca early 1960's
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
52.4838, 13.3877
BDSM masks in the sex machines museum in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Sex Machines Museum

The first museum in the world devoted to sexual gadgetry.
50.0861, 14.4208
The Lennon Wall.
Prague, Czechia

Lennon Wall

Despite attempts by local police to discourage it, Beatles-inspired graffiti has been a means for artists to air grievances for decades.
50.0863, 14.4068
Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague.
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.
50.0895, 14.4174
Exterior of the Old New Synagogue.
Prague, Czechia

Old New Synagogue

Synagogue built from the stones of Solomon's temple contains the golem of Prague.
50.0901, 14.4186
Prague, Czechia

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s.
50.0870, 14.4208
Locks on the Pont des Arts
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
48.8578, 2.3374
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive.
64.1417, -21.9266
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum

An encyclopedic collection of mammal penises.
64.1430, -21.9156
Hallbjarnarstaðakambur
Iceland

Hallbjarnarstaðakambur

Three million year old fossils are exposed for all to see on this Icelandic shore.
66.1472, -17.2590
Necropants
Hólmavík, Iceland

The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

Staves, storm-calling, and of course, necropants.
65.7000, -21.7000
A toxic-smelling steam rises from the mud.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
65.6391, -16.8377
Akureyri, Iceland

Santa's Icelandic Workshop

Iceland: home to volcanoes, waterfalls and, apparently, Santa?
65.5800, -18.0920
Akureyri, Iceland

Giant Viking beer can

Akureyri is home to an oversized can of one of Iceland's favourite beers.
65.6911, -18.0902
London, England

Darwin Centre Spirit Collection

Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens.
51.4961, -0.1764