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Places visited in Swindon, England
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Riverside, California

The Parent Washington Navel Tree

This California tree is the single source of the state's entire orange industry.
Pasadena, California

The Gamble House

A stellar example of Art & Crafts architecture, and a movie set to boot.
Upper Heyford, England

RAF Upper Heyford

A rotting air force base is now home to rare birds and scarce plants.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Seventy million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
Osmington, England

Osmington White Horse

Want to properly offend a king? Sculpt a giant hill figure in chalk of him riding out of town.
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use.
Palomar Mountain, California

Palomar Observatory

A world-class observatory in the California desert.
Swindon, England

Swindon Magic Roundabout

This hilarious English intersection is an automotive whirlpool.
Bratton, England

Westbury White Horse

A giant white horse drawn on an English hillside may not have been intended to be a horse at all.
Los Angeles, California

Museum of African American Firefighters

Chat with the "Eternal Rookie" at a museum honoring African American Firefighters.
Los Angeles, California

Space Shuttle Endeavour

The final resting place of a space program monolith.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings.
Los Angeles, California

Pink's Hot Dogs

World-famous, Pink's still manages to keep its prized cult fetish status.
Los Angeles, California

Petersen Automotive Vault

Once strictly off-limits, this lower level housing curious and priceless vehicles of the Petersen Automotive Museum is now open to the public.
Los Angeles, California

Peano's Faces of Venice Beach

The real faces of Venice beach captured on Romanesque columns.
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Point Vicente Lighthouse

A "haunted" landmark on the coast of Southern California.
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Wayfarers Chapel

Swedenborgian glass church surrounded by redwoods and perched atop a massive landslide area.
Landers, California

Giant Rock

A regular looking rock with an unbelievable history.
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

A fake town founded by Western movie stars is now becoming a hip desert community.
Cabazon, California

Cabazon Dinosaurs

The "world's biggest dinosaur" now houses a creationist museum in its abdomen.
Riverside, California

Tio's Tacos

Mexican food and folk art.
Crestline, California

Heart Rock Falls

Carved by a waterfall in a hard-to-reach rock formation, this heart-shaped rock has inspired romantics for decades.