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Plaza de la Luna marker.
Madrid, Spain

La Plaza de la Luna

In Kcymaerxthaereal times, celestial wonders marked a portal to a powerful route of travel at this site in Madrid, Spain.
40.4213, -3.7054
Rio Celeste
Costa Rica

Río Celeste

This neon blue river gets its color from a unique mix of bacteria and volcano minerals.
10.7027, -84.9932
Cahuita, Costa Rica

Aviarios del Caribe: Sloth Sanctuary

Sloth rehabilitation center in the jungle of Costa Rica.
9.7389, -82.8456
Quepos, Costa Rica

El Avion Restaurant and Bar

Sister plane of the C-123 shot down during the Iran-Contra Affair has found a new purpose in retirement.
9.4024, -84.1532
Quepos, Costa Rica

727 Fuselage Home

Costa Rican accommodation resembles a crash site, but with a nice balcony.
9.3987, -84.1541
Nicaragua

Cerro Negro

The youngest volcano in Central America.
12.5076, -86.7018
The plaque was presented by California Avocado Society in 1946.
Antigua, Guatemala

California Avocado Plaque

Believe it or not, the now-ubiquitous California avocado originated in Guatemala.
14.5570, -90.7337
Sunrise over Atitlán.
Guatemala

Lago de Atitlán

Central America's deepest lake is actually a volcanic caldera, surrounded by three volcanoes.
14.7000, -91.2000
Rusty wrecks in Tikal
Tikal, Guatemala

Archaeologists' Abandoned Camp

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17.2240, -89.6227
Satellite View
Belize City, Belize

Great Blue Hole

A massive underwater sinkhole made famous by Jacques Cousteau.
17.3159, -87.5351
The Crystal Maiden.
Belize

The Crystal Maiden of the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

Belize cave containing the sparkling, calcite covered skeletons of Mayan children, sacrificed to the rain god.
17.1155, -88.8959
The Wreck of Air Aruba P4-YSA
Willemstad, Curaçao

The Wreck of Air Aruba P4-YSA

Like something out of a pulp adventure, this abandoned plane wreck is slowly being retaken by the Caribbean jungle.
12.0955, -68.9006
Willemstad, Curaçao

Curaçao's Sand-Floored Synagogue

The oldest surviving synagogue in the Americas.
12.1050, -68.9325
The Abandoned Pietermaai Mansions
Willemstad, Curaçao

The Abandoned Pietermaai Mansions

The mouldering manses of wealthy colonials still pock the streets of a Curaçao neighborhood.
12.1167, -68.9333
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba
Santa Cruz, Aruba

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

A safe place for the wild donkeys of a hot vacation destination.
12.5244, -69.9645
221b, Baker Street
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
51.5237, -0.1583
Twinings tea shop on the Strand.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
51.5133, -0.1128
Lindow Man, on display at the British Museum.
London, England

Lindow Man

Naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
51.5180, -0.1270
Plaque marking the Texan Embassy
London, England

The Embassy of the Republic of Texas

An alleyway plaque is all that remains of the independent Texas' envoy that forgot to pay their rent for over a century.
51.5055, -0.1379
The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street
London, England

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.
51.5138, -0.1297
The Churchill War Rooms
London, England

The Churchill War Rooms

The perfectly preserved underground rooms where Churchill plotted the war against Germany.
51.5021, -0.1290
The Sherlock Holmes Pub
London, England

The Sherlock Holmes Pub

This old London Pub has a peculiar secret upstairs: a recreation of the rooms shared at 221b Baker Street by Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
51.5073, -0.1253
London's smallest police station.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
51.5078, -0.1288
The shadow pilgrim
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Shadow Pilgrim

An accidental trick of light casts the perfect shadow of a pilgrim of the Camino de Santiago against the cathedral wall.
42.8806, -8.5437