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Afterglow Vista
Friday Harbor, Washington

Afterglow Vista

This family mausoleum is steeped in symbolism and looks more like a fantasy location than a grave.
48.6162, -123.1519
Cappucino, one of the whales adopted by the museum
Friday Harbor, Washington

Whale Museum

Orcas on display and in the water.
48.5358, -123.0172
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lone Star Geyser

This Yellowstone geyser may not shoot as high as the nearby Old Faithful, but it erupts for considerably longer.
44.4182, -110.8128
A Douglas B-23 Dragon Bomber.
McCall, Idaho

B-23 'Dragon Bomber' Wreckage

The secluded site of a 1943 plane crash and amazing rescue is only accessible by hiking through the woods.
45.1589, -115.8413
Hammering Man close-up
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

This working class sculpture pounds his hammer all the livelong day.
47.6070, -122.3381
Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
51.5074, -0.0769
Two of the ravens at the Tower of London.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
51.5087, -0.0762
Dome
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
51.5138, -0.1004
The 'Beautiful' Dirac Equation on the floor of Westminster Abbey
Deans Yd, England

Dirac Equation

The "beautiful" equation predicting the movement of all electromagnetic particles is engraved in front of Newton's tomb.
51.4994, -0.1276
(Flickr/fidelramos)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oude Kerk

Amsterdam's oldest church, and the center of Dutch prostitution.
52.3744, 4.8980
Pikes Peak Summit House
Cascade, Colorado

Pikes Peak Summit House

Thanks to a quirk of elevation this gift shop produces magic doughnuts that are found nowhere else on Earth.
38.8153, -105.0557
Stratton Spring
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Mineral Springs

There are eight natural springs around town, each with a slightly different taste.
38.8581, -104.9172
Coin-operated rides
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Manitou Springs Penny Arcade

While most of the games in this arcade take quarters, that would have been a small fortune when they were made.
38.8589, -104.9180
Looking down the Manitou Springs Incline from Barr Trail Bailout approximately two-thirds of the way up the incline.
Cascade, Colorado

Manitou Incline

This super steep hike ascends 2,000 feet in less than a mile.
38.8579, -104.9424
Rainbow Falls
Manitou Springs, Colorado

Rainbow Falls

Hidden beneath a bridge, this waterfall is known for the large amounts of graffiti painted on its base.
38.8681, -104.9242
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
A tuberculosis hut converted into a visitor center at Rock Ledge Ranch
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Tuberculosis Huts

Small teepee-like houses built for TB patients have become sheds, studios, and bus stops around Colorado Springs.
38.9476, -104.8755
Sculptured House
Golden, Colorado

Sculptured House

This iconic science fiction house still looks like something from the future.
39.7009, -105.2771
Bill, bathed in everlasting light
Golden, Colorado

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave

The final resting place of American icon Buffalo Bill, and a museum that aids in telling his tale.
39.7333, -105.2386
1401 Larimer Street
Denver, Colorado

The Miller Building

This was once the home of Gahan's Saloon, Denver's most storied speakeasy.
39.7476, -104.9999
Two mile-high markers.
Denver, Colorado

Mile-High Steps at the Colorado State Capitol

The spot in the Mile-High City that's exactly 5,280 feet above sea level (at least for now).
39.7392, -104.9848
Ballard Bridge control tower
Seattle, Washington

Ballard Bridge

Granting the right of way to ships over surface traffic since 1917.
47.6594, -122.3761
Julius Pierpont Patches
Seattle, Washington

J.P. Patches Statue

Leave a button on the jacket of this iconic Seattle clown.
47.6493, -122.3489
With a building in the background
Seattle, Washington

Center of the Universe Sign

Residents of Fremont in Seattle have considered it the center of the universe since the 1970s.
47.6504, -122.3502