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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Mercury House

Freddie Mercury's childhood home is now a monument to the iconic Queen rockstar.
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar's Night Market

After sunset the heart of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town neighborhood transforms into a culinary playground.
Accra, Ghana

Black Star Square

An enormous public square and parade ground built to celebrate Ghana's independence.
Assin South, Ghana

Kakum Canopy Walk

This series of rope-style bridges brings visitors into a jungle layer that is usually reserved for birds and monkeys.
Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast Castle

Where thousands of slaves passed through the "Door of No Return."
West Gonja, Ghana

Mole National Park

At Ghana's largest wildlife refuge you feel like you're right in the animals' backyard.
Cleveland, Ohio

A Christmas Story House and Museum

The home made famous by the 1983 holiday classic is now a perfectly preserved shrine to the movie.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Growing Power

Complex aquaponics systems allow fish and plants to grow in harmony.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Renaissance Book Shop

A wonderfully curated used bookstore at the airport.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mitchell Domes

A unique botanical garden housed in three giant geodesic domes.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ladybug Building

The bugs crawling down the front of this office building are almost as big as a '68 VW Beetle.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Swing Park

An off-the-beaten-path place to literally hang beneath Milwaukee's Holton Street Bridge.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pabst Mansion

A giant, Gilded Age mansion that once belonged to the beer baron of Milwaukee.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Shaker's Cigar Bar

Once a speakeasy operated by Al Capone, this Milwaukee cigar bar is now a haven for ghost hunters.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts.
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mars Cheese Castle

Wisconsin's most celebrated export gets the royal treatment on I-94.
Sparta, Wisconsin

FAST Fiberglass Mold Graveyard

The molds of fiberglass statues make for eerie statues themselves.
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

Cave of the Mounds

This cave holds a surprisingly colorful variety of geological oddities.
North Freedom, Wisconsin

Dr. Evermor's Forevertron

"World's largest scrap metal sculpture" stands in an outsider art sculpture garden in the middle of Wisconsin.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

American Science & Surplus

Robots, Lasers, and Whoopee Cushions. Oh My!
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Alajuela, Costa Rica

Territorio de Zaguates (Land of Strays)

Where dogs like the rare "Fire-Tailed Border Cocker" run free on the mountainside.