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New Orleans, Louisiana

The Oldest Fire Hydrant in New Orleans

This Birdsill Holly fire hydrant is the remnant of a very different type of hydration innovation.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Holt Cemetery

A haunting, yet lovingly hand-hewn potters' field full of graves that flood with each heavy rain.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The New Orleans Train Garden

Tiny historical streetcars wind through a small scale version of Crescent City in this whimsical train garden.
New Orleans, Louisiana

National World War II Museum

Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battle of Normandy and WWII.
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Music Tree

A hurricane-stricken oak tree has been reborn as beautiful a chainsaw artwork.
New Iberia, Louisiana

Jungle Gardens

A swamp and garden tour featuring local wildlife and exotic botanical specimens from around the world.
Boston, Massachusetts

Lucy Parsons Center

Radical Bookstore and Community Space.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Modica Way

An alley way dedicated to graffiti and street art is a constantly changing street gallery.
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death.
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of the Boston Massacre

The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
Liverpool, England

Strawberry Field

The quiet field that inspired one of the most famous songs of all time.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kyteler's Inn

The oldest inn in Kilkenny was established by the first convicted witch in Ireland.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Tullaherin Folk Museum and Round Tower

A collection of housewares from recent Irish history adjoined by a tower from ancient Irish history.
Jinja, Uganda

Source of the Nile at Jinja

A strangely forgotten claimant to the much contested title of "Source of the Nile."
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

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

Difference Engine #2

Charles Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
London, England

Clock of the Long Now: Prototype 1

A clock designed to run with perfect accuracy for 10,000 years.
London, England

London Wall

Scattered throughout London are ancient remnants of the city's former bounding wall.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
Wellington, New Zealand

Colossal Squid

The world's only complete colossal squid specimen is on display at the Te Papa Museum.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.