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More girth than any tree in the world.
Santa María del Tule, Mexico

El Árbol del Tule (The Tule Tree)

The stoutest tree in the world.
17.0464, -96.6363
Trotsky's tomb at the Museo Casa de León Trotsky
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Casa de León Trotsky

A museum in the former home of Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
19.3577, -99.1596
The shelves are the structure.
Mexico City, Mexico

City of Books at Biblioteca Vasconcelos

A jaw-dropping "megalibrary" contains the complete, perusable personal book collections of five of Mexico's greatest thinkers.
19.4474, -99.1509
El Tatio geysers seen in the morning from Cerro Soquete.
Campamento Geotermico Corfo, Chile

El Tatio Geysers

The largest geyser field in the southern hemisphere is a spectacular sight.
-22.3349, -68.0130
Tempelhof postcard, ca early 1960's
Berlin, Germany

Tempelhof Airport

Berlin's old airport.
52.4838, 13.3877
Berlin, Germany

The Return of the Cows

Art and a pun, all in one.
52.5342, 13.4347
Wasserturm Prenzlauer Berg
Berlin, Germany

Wasserturm Prenzlauer Berg

This water-tower-turned-high-end-apartment building was once the site of an early Nazi concentration camp.
52.5342, 13.4187
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
52.5139, 13.3789
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
52.5203, 13.3869
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
Berlin, Germany

Monster Kabinett

Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience.
52.5239, 13.4025
Design Panoptikum
Berlin, Germany

Design Panoptikum

A surreal museum of extraordinary industrial objects.
52.5169, 13.4060
The DDR Museum
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
52.5191, 13.4026
Berlin, Germany

AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin

The largest free standing aquarium in the world resides in a hotel lobby in Berlin.
52.5194, 13.4029
Anne Frank by Jimmy C, next to an ape holding a phone and a camera
Berlin, Germany

Haus Schwarzenberg Street Art Alley

A narrow passage next to a cafe leads to a courtyard exploding with murals, tags, and paste-ups.
52.5243, 13.4025
Museo del Juguete Antiguo México
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo del Juguete Antiguo México

Visiting this cacophonous collection of vintage novelties is like stepping into the mind of a crazed toymaker.
19.4154, -99.1442
Mercado de Sonora
Mexico City, Mexico

Mercado de Sonora

Superstitious? Discover the witchy side of Mexico through its largest esoteric market.
19.4206, -99.1249
African wild dogs
Liwale, Tanzania

Selous Game Preserve

The largest game reserve in Africa is home to thousands of species but refuses to house humans.
-9.0000, 37.5000
Giraffe eating breakfast with guests at Giraffe Manor
Nairobi, Kenya

Giraffe Manor

Just outside of Nairobi lies a large estate surrounded by endangered Rothschild giraffes, who have been fed from the window by Mick Jagger and Walter Cronkite.
-1.3756, 36.7447
"The Machine," a display at the Kafka Museum.
Prague, Czechia

Franz Kafka Museum

An eerie, existential museum dedicated to the author of "The Metamorphosis."
50.0880, 14.4105
Corniglia, Cinque Terre.
Vernazza, Italy

Cinque Terre

Five candy-colored villages on the Italian Riviera.
44.1324, 9.7077
The Mad Colored Houses of Burano
Venice, Italy

The Mad Colored Houses of Burano

The community on a small Venetian island has taken to painting their houses in bright neon hues.
45.4855, 12.4172
Peggy Guggenheim and her dogs' graves.
Venice, Italy

Peggy Guggenheim's Grave

The only museum with its curator—and her pets—buried inside.
45.4308, 12.3315
(Flickr/fidelramos)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution.
52.3744, 4.8980