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Heidelberg Tun
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Tun

Sitting in the basement of a castle, the largest wine barrel in the world is bigger than most apartments.
49.4106, 8.7153
Heidelberg Studentkarzer
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Studentenkarzer

A preserved college lock-up that recalls a clubhouse approach to discipline.
49.4113, 8.7067
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Glen Rose, Texas

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Tracks near this Texas nature site were once thought to support the Creationist belief that man and dino coexisted.
32.2412, -97.8087
Kaymaklı Underground City
Kaymaklı Belediyesi, Turkey

Kaymaklı Underground City

While not Turkey's deepest underground city, this subterranean redoubt is the largest.
38.4572, 34.7523
Istanbul, Turkey

Minyatür’s Nautical Instruments

Turkish adventurer antiques in the heart of the Grand Bazaar.
41.0108, 28.9685
Monument to the Soviet Army
Sofia, Bulgaria

Monument to the Soviet Army

A Bulgarian monument to Russia's role in World War II is constantly being painted in pop culture protest.
42.6917, 23.3364
Serpent column with the Obelisk of Theodosius in the background.
Istanbul, Turkey

Serpent Column

Ancient serpentine sacrifice holder that has stood the test of time.
41.0056, 28.9751
Obelisk of Theodosius
Istanbul, Turkey

Obelisk of Theodosius

This remarkably well-preserved Egyptian plinth is pretty well traveled for a giant piece of stone.
41.0059, 28.9754
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

Remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
59.3280, 18.0914
Dublin Dr. Pepper being bottled.
Dublin, Texas

Dublin Bottling Works

This soda factory is one of the last in America to use real cane sugar despite the protestations of Dr. Pepper.
32.0843, -98.3426
Engineer readies the steam locomotive
Darmstadt, Germany

Darmstadt Railway Museum

1898 German railroad depot museum with working engines, steam train excursions, and hands-on displays.
49.9074, 8.6781
Worms, Germany

Jewish Cemetery in Worms

The oldest Jewish cemetery in Europe survived Hitler's Germany.
49.6295, 8.3561
The South Front and the South Lawn with the Seahorse Fountain. The exterior steps are a 19th century replacement for the original horseshoe shaped steps. (Wikimedia Commons)
Derbyshire, England

Chatsworth House

Seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire for centuries.
53.2279, -1.6121
Dusseldorf, Germany

The Gehry Buildings of Dusseldorf Harbor

Twisted buildings adorn the banks of the Rhine river.
51.2166, 6.7602
Big Sur, California

The Henry Miller Memorial Library

It's not your typical library, memorial, or book store.
36.1398, -121.6469
Del Monte Forest, California

Ghost Trees of Pescadero Point

Haunting and beautiful trees, doomed to die.
36.5608, -121.9516
Pacific Grove, California

Kissing Rock

Two rocks in a perpetual kiss and one of "the most romantic spot in America."
36.6344, -121.9246
Pacific Grove, California

Monarch Grove Sanctuary

Every year, over 25,000 monarchs overwinter in Pacific Grove.
36.6264, -121.9302
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years.
51.3985, -0.3494
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
51.4218, -0.0687
London, England

West Norwood Cemetery

A Victorian park cemetery, standing on the site of what was once the Great North Wood.
51.4336, -0.1028
Iguanodon. The horns on the nose are actually thumbs. (Wikimedia Commons)
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
51.4181, -0.0721
The organ, high above the church
Las Pinas, Philippines

Bamboo Organ

Church organ in the Philippines constructed out of bamboo.
14.4811, 120.9816
Niagara Falls Aerocar
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Falls Whirlpool Aero Car

Soaring over the Niagara Whirlpool since 1916.
43.1181, -79.0688