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Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
Munich, Germany

Rathaus-Glockenspiel

Daily jousts and dancing barrel makers in Munich's mechanical clock.
Big Sur, California

McWay Falls and Waterfall House Ruins

This Big Sur waterfall drops 80 feet directly into the Pacific Ocean, and inspired the hillside house up top.
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Lawn Bowling Club

The oldest lawn bowling club in the United States.
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Botanical Gardens

Golden Gate Park's historic botanical collection.
San Francisco, California

The "Full House" House

This private residence was the template for one of the most beloved television homes ever.
San Francisco, California

Japanese Tea Garden

Relics of the 1894 Midwinter Exposition continue to delight visitors today.
San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island

In all of the 29 years it was in operation, no prisoners ever escaped successfully... or so they claim.
Furnace Creek, California

Harmony Borax Works

This crumbling Death Valley mining complex was known for its use of giant, 20-mule team wagons.
Inyo County, California

Artist's Drive

Millions of years of oxidation make a drive down this winding Death Valley road surprisingly colorful.
Inyo County, California

Badwater Basin

The lowest point in North America is home to an undrinkable pool surrounded by fields of geometric salt flats.
Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon

Most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
Kingman, Arizona

Hackberry General Store

Don't blink or you'll miss it.
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Neon Boneyard

The neon signs from Las Vegas' past find their final resting place at this unusual graveyard.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Flamingo Habitat

An exotic wildlife habitat right off The Strip.
Los Angeles, California

Muscle Beach

An historic and oft-filmed spot for musclebound iron pumpers on the Pacific coast.
Los Angeles, California

Mel Brooks Handprint

There are lots of hands and feet stamped in the cement in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theater, but Mel left behind something extra.
Los Angeles, California

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Crypt mausoleum in cathedral's basement contains relics of third century Roman martyr, Saint Vibiana.
Los Angeles, California

Griffith Observatory's Tesla Coil

High on a hill overlooking Los Angeles lives a world famous, high power conical Tesla Coil.
Los Angeles, California

Bradbury Building

The legendary building that needed ghostly approval before being built.
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
Kuta Selatan, Indonesia

Luhur Uluwatu Temple

This Balinese sea temple is thought to be guarded by the hundreds of monkeys that live around it.
Magelang, Indonesia

Borobudur

Hundreds of Buddhas in a re-discovered Indonesian temple.
Banyuputih, Indonesia

Kawah Ijen

Think you have a tough job? Try carrying 200 kilos through a cloud of sulfur down the side of a volcano.