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Morelia, Mexico

'Uandákua Tsïuaxati/Brota la Lengua' ('The Language Springs')

One of Mexico's few murals dedicated to an indigenous language.
Mexico City, Mexico

'La Conquista de la Energia' ('The Conquest of Energy')

This mid-century mural portrays humankind's spiritual and scientific journey.
Windsor, England

Queen Charlotte Street

At just 51 feet and 10 inches long, it's the shortest street in England.
Windsor, England

The Queen's Swans at Windsor

All unmarked mute swans on the Thames are owned by the Queen per a tradition that began in the 12th century.
Windsor, England

'The Queen' Locomotive

A replica of the steam engine that hauled Queen Victoria's Royal Train is on display at Windsor.
Morelia, Mexico

Morelia Aqueduct Water Box

This feature of the city's aqueduct has achieved numismatic fame thanks to its appearance on Mexican banknotes.
Taxco, Mexico

Museo De Arte Virreinal (Museum of Viceroyalty Art)

The jewel of the museum is a rare tumulus, a funeral decoration from the 18th century.
Metepec, Mexico

Museo del Barro (Museum of Clay)

A collection of incredible clay crafts, complete with earthen skeletons and mermaids.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Golfer's Land

A British plaque remembers this house which was made from the spoils of the first international golf bet.
Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Museo del Calendario (Calendar Museum)

The world's first museum of its kind is packed with nostalgic relics of the past.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bruntsfield Links

A free public golf course hides in plain sight in the heart of Scotland’s capital.
Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico

Son of the Tree of the Night of Sorrows

A sapling of the legendary tree where conquistador Hernán Cortés sat and wept after an Aztec uprising.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Canongate Kirkyard

This Scottish graveyard is the final resting place of the man who inspired the character Ebenezer Scrooge.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Luckenbooths

Brass bricks outline the locations of Edinburgh's lost market stalls.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Barrio de Guadalupe Street Art

Colonial architecture meets urban art in this sprawling open-air gallery.
Mexico City, Mexico

Coyoacán Bazaar Toy Cemetery

Abandoned figurines adorn a small plot on the side of a craft market's entrance.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Teaching School of Guanajuato

One of the city's most imposing Neoclassical buildings is also one of its most prestigious schools.
Xicotepec de Juárez, Mexico

Ciudad Mural Xicotepec (Mural City Xicotepec)

The colorful array of art leads to a small Aztec pyramid.
Morelia, Mexico

The Former Chapel Hospital of Los Juaninos

This colonial-era hospital chapel is now a foyer and side entrance to a popular department store.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

El Charco del Ingenio (The Mill Puddle)

This botanical garden boasts sculptures, industrial ruins, and an endorsement from the Dalai Lama.
Angahuan, Mexico

Troje Murals of Angahuan

Artwork celebrates the local culture in the region around the world’s youngest volcano.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Fábrica La Aurora

This art shopping center still boasts pieces of its past as a textile factory.
Uruapan, Mexico

Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio (Cupatitzio Canyon National Park)

One of Mexico's rare urban natural parks features waterfalls and a working fish farm.
Guanajuato, Mexico

Presa de San Renovato

This highly decorated dam is one of Guanajuato's most unexpectedly beautiful public works.