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San Jose, California

Santana Row Chess Plaza

A giant chess set, minus the psychedelic drug trip.
Nashville, Tennessee

Concrete Parthenon

"Athens of the South."
Hamer, South Carolina

South of the Border

I-95's Tijuana-style celebration of kitsch at the Carolina border.
Durham, North Carolina

The Can Opener

This North Carolina railroad trestle is a notorious big rig executioner.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby

The most loyal of little dogs, or a Victorian era publicity stunt?
London, England

Pelicans of St James's Park

Giant, friendly pelicans in Central London, the most unlikely of places.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
Cardiff, Wales

The Arab Room at Cardiff Castle

A harem-inspired Moorish fantasy design in a Victorian-era Welsh castle.
Cardiff, Wales

Animal Wall at Cardiff Castle

Recently restored menagerie of Victorian-era beasts.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Key West, Florida

Truman's Little White House

A historic presidential getaway on the continental United States' southernmost island.
Key West, Florida

Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.

A monument celebrating the idea of reaching inaccessible places.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

An idyllic swimming pool tells the tale of Hemingway's trouble with women.