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Karnack, Texas

Caddo Lake

Foragers once flocked to this big beautiful bayou to hunt for pearls.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history and 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
London, England

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew.
Rome, Italy

Cloaca Maxima

The "Greatest Sewer" of ancient Rome is one of the oldest sewer systems in the world, and is still in use.
Rome, Italy

Via Appia

2300-year-old Roman road connecting the empire.
Rome, Italy

The Dome Illusion

A master of trompe-l'oeil creates a stunning, tourist-fooling dome out of a flat ceiling.
Kastrup, Denmark

The Blue Planet

Vortex-shaped aquarium hosts Europe's largest school of piranhas and other ocean creatures.
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Little Mermaid

The de facto symbol of Copenhagen is this bronze fairytale which cannot seem to keep its head for very long.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Agnete and the Merman

Beneath Denmark's Højbro bridge, a bronze merman and his seven sons forever mourn for the mother and wife who left them for land.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Rundetårn

Old observatory in Copenhagen with a spiral corridor used as a racetrack.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Elephant Gate

Pre-Nazi swastikas adorn the sculpted pachyderms flanking this brewhouse portal.
Hellerup, Denmark

Tuborgflasken

Danish observation tower designed to look like a giant beer bottle.
Klampenborg, Denmark

Dyrehavsbakken

The oldest amusement park in the world has been providing a nice spot to have some fun since the 1500s.
Ishøj, Denmark

Forgotten Giants

Six beautiful wooden giants are hidden around Copenhagen.
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Stockyards

Belly up to the bar in Cowtown, don't forget to buy some boots.
Wimberley, Texas

Jacob's Well

A popular swimming hole that hides one of America's most deadly diving spots.
Dripping Springs, Texas

Hamilton Pool

An emerald-green grotto just a short trip from Austin.
San Antonio, Texas

Buckhorn Saloon and Museum

A 131-year-old wunderkammer of Texan history.