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Here is one of the solitary confinement rooms. NOTE: the entire second floor has been burned down since these photos were taken. Little of this area remains.
Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Prison Farm

The beauty of urban decay, hiding some dark secrets.
33.6953, -84.3403
Johns Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak Tree

The Southeast's oldest living organism.
32.7155, -80.0850
Charleston, South Carolina

Drayton Hall

Oldest unrestored plantation house in America that is open to the public.
32.8682, -80.0821
Alcatraz from the Bay 2012
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
37.8267, -122.4230
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development reborn as an emerging street art hub.
30.2765, -97.7531
Follow the path
Ko Kut, Thailand

The Kingdom of Somchai’s Affection

On the small Thai island of Ko Mak, there is a forgotten garden of erotic statuary.
11.8227, 102.4782
Leslie, Georgia

Georgia Rural Telephone Museum

Oldest and rarest examples of telecommunication in the world.
31.9554, -84.0866
Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave

World's longest known cave.
37.2136, -86.1548
Castle Post
Versailles, Kentucky

Castle Post

This modern castle sat empty for decades before a fire inspired its builders to complete its luxury halls.
38.0448, -84.6566
Local boatman leave phallic statues as an offering to Phra Nang, a princess goddess.
Phela, Thailand

Phra Nang Cave

A phallic shrine to a princess goddess in Krabi, Thailand.
8.1192, 99.1014
Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
The Democracy Monument
Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

Bangkok celebrated its shifting monarchy with a militaristic homage to democracy.
13.7644, 100.4992
Weeki Wachee 60th Anniversary, 2007.
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors.
28.5167, -82.5739
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
47.6201, -122.3484
(Flickr/Frank Kehren)
St. Marys, Georgia

Dungeness Ruins

Ruins of the Carnegie family mansion on Cumberland Island.
30.8511, -81.4484
Savannah, Georgia

The Paris Market

This quirky curiosity shop takes its cues from the world's bazaars.
32.0792, -81.0929
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Raccoon Mountain Caverns

More than five miles of underground passageways.
35.0212, -85.4079
The Rainbow Hall
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Rock City

A bizarre roadside attraction and the first instance of miniature golf in the world.
34.9740, -85.3504
Cleveland, Georgia

Babyland General Hospital: Cabbage Patch Kids

A museum and doll store featuring a surreal and super sanitized version of where babies come from.
34.6221, -83.7617
storefront, front view
Atlanta, Georgia

Junkman's Daughter

A purveyor of unusual items located in the center of Atlanta, Georgia.
33.7670, -84.3491