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Diesel train coming down the train tracks through a narrow street in Hanoi.
Cửa Nam, Vietnam

Hanoi's Train Street

Twice a day a speeding train passes only inches from the homes of this residential neighborhood.
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Water puppet show
Hanoi, Vietnam

Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre

Home of the unusual art of water puppetry, one of Vietnam's oldest curiosities.
21.0317, 105.8531
Mokpo-si, South Korea


Natural rock formations resembling monks in hats inspire folk legends.
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Third Tunnel of Aggression. (Wikimedia Commons)
Paju, South Korea

Third Tunnel of Aggression

Secret North Korean passage discovered below the world's most dangerous border.
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The Demarcation Line marking the border between the two countries
Paju, South Korea

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Last frontier of the Cold War.
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Seodaemun Prison's main hall.
Seoul, South Korea

Seodaemun Prison

A chilling monument to Korean patriots who resisted the Japanese occupation.
37.5743, 126.9559
Kbal Spean
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Kbal Spean

This Cambodian riverbed is covered in ancient fertility symbols both above and below the waters.
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Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
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North American collection
Washington, D.C.

National Bonsai Museum

One of the dwarven trees dates back to 1625 and survived the Hiroshima bombing.
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The proud legacy of Don Juan Ponce de Leon.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth.
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City Reliquary Museum
Brooklyn, New York

City Reliquary

Brooklyn has some great collections and some weird collections. This is both.
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Interior of the Dream House
New York, New York

Dream House

Lamonte Young and Mariane Zazeela's "Dream House" will immerse you in an ever changing world of sound and light.
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New York, New York

City Hall Station

A beautiful and abandoned New York subway station from 1904, complete with chandelier.
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The entranceway.
Brooklyn, New York

House of Wax

Tucked in a nondescript downtown Brooklyn mall is a bar containing a remarkable turn of the century anatomical wax collection last seen in 1920s Berlin.
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New York, New York

Strawberry Fields Memorial

Central Park mosaic dedicated to John Lennon, groomed for years by a Beatles super-fan.
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The Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
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Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms

A massive sustainable farm designed by the mastermind behind Central Park.
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Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world.
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Brooklyn, New York

Pencil Factory

Once part of a vast Pencil empire and where the first colored pencils were produced.
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The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York

The Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn

While it now takes more than a dime to open an account this historic Brooklyn bank still displays the opulence of the gilded age in which it was built.
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This laundromat is more than it seems.
Brooklyn, New York

Sunshine Laundromat

One of New York's best collections of pinball is hidden in a secret bar in the back of this laundromat.
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1920s Subway Car complete with ceiling fansPhoto by Curious Expeditions
Brooklyn, New York

New York Transit Museum

Ride the subways of yesteryear.
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Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station
Brooklyn, New York

Hoyt-Schermerhorn Subway Station

Michael Jackson got Bad and Crocodile Dundee walked on heads in this iconic Brooklyn subway station.
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