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New York, New York

Grand Central Terminal Whispering Gallery

Whisper secrets in a busy station only to be heard on the other side of this acoustic arch.
40.7527, -73.9772
Detail of the Tiffany-designed elevators. Economical cast iron, not bronze!
New York, New York

The Woolworth Building

Once the tallest building in the world and the site of "the highest dinner ever held in New York" will soon hold the most expensive apartment in the city.
40.7125, -74.0083
Oleander
Galveston, Texas

Oleander Garden Park

The deadly but beautiful ornamental Oleander was planted all over the island of Galveston after the Hurricane of 1900.
29.3001, -94.7961
Fortingall, Scotland

The Fortingall Yew

Possibly the oldest living thing in Europe, more likely a pagan survivor.
56.5982, -4.0510
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba
Santa Cruz, Aruba

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

A safe place for the wild donkeys of a hot vacation destination.
12.5244, -69.9645
Hallstatt, Austria

Salzwelten: The Hallstatt Salt Mine

The world's oldest known salt mine.
47.5573, 13.6470
Linnahall
Tallinn, Estonia

Linnahall

An empty relic of the Moscow Olympics crumbles away in the middle of Estonia.
59.4467, 24.7535
Graves of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota.
44.3753, -103.7265
Aix-en-Provence, France

Phallic Balconies of Place d'Albertas

Balconies that have a most unusual accent.
43.5274, 5.4474
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
47.5574, 10.7495
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
48.1378, 11.5759
Schoolhouse Beach
Washington Island, Wisconsin

Schoolhouse Beach

This pebble beach is so beautiful that even taking the rocks is against the law.
45.3983, -86.9282
Stairs up to the bell tower
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
42.3663, -71.0543
The angels surround the organ in the Old North Church balcony.
Boston, Massachusetts

Gruchy's Angels

Stolen goods adorn the organ at Old North Church.
42.3665, -71.0545
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune.
37.3189, -121.9506
Houston, Texas

The Orange Show

One man's homage to the Orange as realized through a long-term folk art labor of love.
29.7179, -95.3247
Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral. (Wikimedia Commons)
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock at Salisbury Cathedral

Oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
51.0661, -1.7975
Stones and Henge, respectively.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world.
51.1797, -1.8265
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Dome
London, England

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hear the quietest sound from across the dome.
51.5138, -0.1004
Lindow Man, on display at the British Museum.
London, England

Lindow Man

Naturally mummified 2,000-year-old man.
51.5180, -0.1270
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle Dog Cemetery

The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.
55.9493, -3.2002
A street in the close.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Mary King's Close

17th century streets hidden under Edinburgh were once a breeding ground for the black death.
55.9501, -3.1882
(WikiCommons)
North Bimini Island, Bahamas

Bimini Road

An underwater road considered a possible Atlantis location.
25.7648, -79.2800