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Carmarthenshire, Wales

The Great Welsh Amelia Earhart Controversy

Where, exactly, the great aviator completed her transatlantic flight has caused some trouble in Wales.
Ceredigion, Wales

Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion

Three bridges straddle a stream, one stacked upon the other.
Pembrokeshire, Wales

Pentre Ifan

The Stonehenge of Wales is one of the grandest neolithic dolmens still in existence.
Palo Alto, California

Gates of Hell Sculpture

Rodin's famous depiction of Dante's 'Inferno', amidst a sculpture garden of many of his other works.
Palo Alto, California

Birthplace of Silicon Valley

A world-famous garage - epicenter of a technology revolution.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Three prestigious academic collections come together to create a world-class natural history museum.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Marine Building

This art deco masterpiece has stood in for some of the most famous buildings in comic book history.
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Evoluon

A UFO-shaped event building originally intended to be a science museum showcasing the future.
Portsmouth, England

Mary Rose

Hauled from the water's depths, Henry VIII's flagship is preserved in this capsule-shaped museum.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
Surrey, England

Leith Hill Tower

Gothic tower where Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote the poem "The Sleeping Beauty."
Orkney, Scotland

The Italian Chapel

This tin chapel was built by POW's during World War II and is painted to look like something much more grand.
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Paris, France

Musée National de la Marine

Museum on French naval history, with magnificent figureheads, a historic diving suit, and a boat used by Napoleon.
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.
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Montreal, Québec

Redpath Museum

One of Canada's oldest museums, the beautiful Redpath has been serving up Natural History and Ethnography since 1882.
Stowe, Vermont

Emily’s Bridge

New England covered bridge where a jilted lover is said to have hung herself before haunting it.