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Freddi Arcade & Toys.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Freddi Arcade & Toys

A vintage video game wonderland in downtown Reykjavik.
64.1464, -21.9338
Floating gardens, Inle Lake.
Taunggyi, Myanmar (Burma)

Floating Gardens of Inle Lake

A series of tiny artificial islands rich with produce bob atop the surface of the lake.
20.4923, 96.8901
The grotto next to the wine press.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Gan HaGat (Wine Press Garden)

A 2,000-year-old wine press hidden in an overlooked park in Tel Aviv.
32.0848, 34.7916
Drangurinn Rock
Iceland

Drangurinn Rock

Icelandic folklore says this giant boulder was ripped from the mountains and placed at its current location, where it became home to elves.
63.5222, -19.5727
Two o’clock titty
San Francisco, California

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption

The neighborhood church casts a breast-shaped shadow that locals have come to call the “two o’clock titty.”
37.7842, -122.4255
The bus platforms that are still in use.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Tel Aviv Central Bus Station

The maze-like transportation hub contains abandoned areas, derelict stores, and even has its own resident bat colony.
32.0564, 34.7789
Piazza dell'Anfiteatro in Lucca.
Lucca, Italy

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

This bustling Italian plaza is built on the ruins of an ancient Roman amphitheater.
43.8453, 10.5061
San Francisco's Standard station.
San Francisco, California

The Last Standard Oil Company Gas Station in California

Chevron maintains one “Standard” brand station per state so it doesn’t lose the trademark.
37.7896, -122.4226
The Life of Christ (1990) by Keith Haring
San Francisco, California

AIDS Interfaith Memorial Chapel

The first AIDS memorial chapel in San Francisco and one of only a few in the U.S.
37.7919, -122.4134
Senate side.
Washington, D.C.

Capitol Bollards

The 5.5-mile ring of steel posts around the Capitol Building is one of the largest (and most uniform) of its kind in the world.
38.8898, -77.0060
The onion domes of St. Theodosius.
Cleveland, Ohio

St. Theodosius Cathedral

This Czar-funded, onion-domed, lavishly muraled Orthodox Church played a starring role in "The Deer Hunter."
41.4772, -81.6815
Lake Merritt Bonsai Garden Entry
Oakland, California

Lake Merritt's Bonsai Garden

Bonsai garden in Oakland is curated by the first non-Japanese female bonsai master in the United States.
37.8073, -122.2590
Bailey Art Museum
Crockett, California

Bailey Art Museum

Junkbots and mud babies are the masterpieces in this fantastically sci-fi art museum.
38.0555, -122.2197
Fresque des Québécois
Québec City, Canada

The Murals of Quebec City

A contemporary fresco movement illustrates the region's rich history.
46.8107, -71.2035
The Cathedral Building from Across Broadway
Oakland, California

Cathedral Building

The Flatiron Building's storied West Coast cousin is a lot more into religion.
37.8051, -122.2703
The Underground House.
San Luis Obispo, California

Cal Poly Architecture Graveyard

A deserted hodgepodge of experimental structures designed by nearby university students.
35.3156, -120.6538
Mammoth Lakes, California

Devils Postpile National Monument

Towering basalt columns, a creation of fire and ice.
37.6501, -119.0740
Hot Creek Geological Site
Mono County, California

Hot Creek Geological Site

This naturally heated mountainous creek has created a group of neon blue pools of potentially deadly boiling water.
37.6734, -118.8119
Fuller St., part of the main drag.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historical Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay", this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
38.2088, -119.0142
Fossil Falls
Inyo, California

Fossil Falls

Smooth basaltic rocks tell a tale of ancient glacial waterfalls.
35.9699, -117.9090
The "Soul Consoling Tower"
Inyo County, California

Manzanar National Historic Site

The tragedy of the Japanese internment camps is remembered here by a stark "Soul Consoling Tower."
36.7272, -118.1528
Agua Dulce, California

Vasquez Rocks

Named after a bandit and the star of several Hollywood prehistoric landscapes, these sandstone formations are a historical part of the Los Angeles natural landscape.
34.4886, -118.3207
Outside of the store. (Loved To Death)
San Francisco, California

Loved To Death

Storefront that specializes in Oddities, Victorian antiques, taxidermy and Jewelry. Home of The Articulated Art Gallery.
37.7695, -122.4502
San Francisco, California

Buena Vista Park Tombstones

Gold Rush-era tombstones line the park's paths.
37.7682, -122.4418