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Al Wahat Al Dakhla Desert, Egypt

Cave of Swimmers

A hyper-remote desert cave dramatized in "The English Patient."
Madison, Wisconsin

'Roads Diverge'

The only thing these street signs will help you navigate is your imagination.
Bítov, Czechia

Bítov Castle

The castle in the romantic landscape of Podyjí houses what may be Europe's largest collection of taxidermy dogs.
Shirley, Massachusetts

Head of the Egopantis

The head of a legendary creature allegedly killed during colonial times is now on display at a local restaurant.
Gérouville, Belgium

Tilleul de Gérouville

A 600-year-old elm tree with a built-in seat and thatched roof.
Tølløse, Denmark

Brorfelde Observatory

Built after WWII, the observatory site for the University of Copenhagen exhibits once world-class instruments.
Shamrock, Texas

U-Drop Inn

Once in disrepair, this popular Texas stop along iconic Route 66 has been restored to its past glory.
Malmö, Sweden

'The Knotted Gun'

This poignant sculpture of a gnarled weapon is a symbol of non-violence.
Bergamo, Italy

Visconti-Sforza Tarot Cards

Beautifully decorated tarot cards from the Middle Ages.
Malmö, Sweden

Talking Trash Cans of Malmö

These waste baskets play a few risque messages to discourage littering.
Billund, Denmark

Legoland in Billund

The original home of the Lego has a huge amusement park dedicated to the iconic plastic toy.
London, England

The Troubadour

A 1950s beatnik coffee house, turned 60s counterculture hotspot, turned modern music venue.
Hardwick, New Jersey

Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco

This Boy Scout retreat acted as "Friday the 13th"'s original Camp Crystal Lake.
London, England

Freddie Mercury's Former Home and Studio

A makeshift shrine to the late rock star is still kept up on the nondescript façade outside 1 Logan Place.
London, England

Alfred Hitchcock's London Flat

One of the greatest movie directors of all time lived and worked in this London flat from 1926 to 1939.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The Last Shell Oil Clamshell Station

This bright yellow relic is the final survivor of a short burst of seashell-shaped petrol pumps.