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London, England

Lindow Man

A naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
Québec City, Québec

Musee du Fort

A 400-square foot model of historic Quebec is the playing field for a state of the art light and sound show.
Québec City, Québec

Château Frontenac

This lovely, if imposing, piece of Canadian gothic is possibly the most photographed hotel in the world.
Saint John, New Brunswick

Reversing Falls

These powerful, if squat, Canadian waterfalls flow in different directions depending on the time of day.
Eastport, Maine

Old Sow Whirlpool

Largest Tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Bucksport, Maine

Cursed Memorial of Colonel Buck

Stone monument honoring a town founder has a witch-boot shaped stain and a curse to go with it.
Skowhegan, Maine

L.C. Bates Museum

This eclectic natural history collection holds everything from a bit of the trans-atlantic cable to Hemingway's marlin.
Orono, Maine

Hudson Museum

Largest institutional collection of tomb figures from Western Mexico in the United States.
Harmony, Maine

Bartlettyarns Mill

Working wool mill used as the exterior for the mill in the 1990 horror film "Graveyard Shift."
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Ettal, Germany

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King."
Dachau, Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp

Prototype for all Nazi concentration camps.
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound

Dolphins, ancient clams and hundreds of waterfalls make this one of the world's top tourist destinations.
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

A perfect turquoise lake colored with glacier dust.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Pompei, Italy

Thermopolia of Pompeii

Ancient snack bar of the Roman Empire re-opened.
Anacapri, Italy

Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto)

The glowing blue Nymphaeum of Emperor Tiberius.
Pompei, Italy

The Ancient Brothels of Pompeii

In the Lupanare Grande the walls are still adorned with the services there offered.
Naples, Italy

Gabinetto Segreto

The once forbidden "secret cabinet" of erotic art from excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Ercolano, Italy

Herculaneum

Pompeii's less famous neighbor is still revealing her secrets.
Pozzuoli, Italy

Phlegraean Fields

A sulfuric hellscape in southern Italy.
Monte di Cuma, Italy

Cave of the Sibyl - Antro della Sibilla

Virgil's many-mouthed gateway to the underworld.
Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth

The yawning maw of this pagan visage is said to bite off the hands of liars.