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Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cube House

These slanted cubic abodes are a creative if odd solution to a zoning pickle.
North Pole, Alaska

Santa Claus House

Trading post in North Pole where children send letters.
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Denali

The king of US high points towers over every other peak in North America.
Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage Light Speed Planet Walk

A high school astronomy enthusiast designed this model of our solar system to be traversed on foot.
Whittier, Alaska

Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel

Running under an entire mountain, the longest highway tunnel in North America is kept fresh using portal fans and jet fans.
Whittier, Alaska

Whittier, Alaska

This small city where almost everyone lives in the same building can only be reached via North America's longest tunnel.
Palmer, Alaska

Musk Ox Farm

An Alaskan livestock farm devotes itself to harvesting wool from creatures that once ran with mammoths and sabertooth tigers.
Anchorage, Alaska

Burial Spirit Houses

Colorful boxes placed over the dead are left to rot and crumble.
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom

Wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery

No one is sure what to do with this WWII shipwreck that sits at the bottom of the Thames, still loaded with tons of explosives.
Alta, Norway

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

The world's northernmost ice hotel.
Bari, Italy

Manna of St. Nicholas of Bari

A dead saint, a deadly poison, and a mysterious holy ooze.
Seville, Spain

Tomb of Christopher Columbus

The final resting place of the great navigator, or maybe his brother.