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Zanjān, Iran

Salt Men of Iran

Salt cured mummies continue to turn up in this Iranian mine.
Kobayashi, Japan

Crepe Vending Machine

Ever needed a chocolate-filled crepe in the wee hours of the morning?
Noasca, Italy

Borgata Maison

A schoolhouse and chapel are all that remains of this alpine village.
Ballykeelaun, Ireland

Ardnacrusha Power Station

At the time of its construction, this hydroelectric power plant was the largest in the world.
Singapore

Sri Mariamman Temple

Singapore's oldest Hindu temple.
Subotica, Serbia

Raichle's Palace

This dazzling Art Nouveau mansion is now home to the Modern Art Gallery Subotica.
Manipur, India

Loktak Lake

The largest freshwater lake in northeast India is also the only floating national park in the world.
Greensboro, North Carolina

Elsewhere Collaborative

Art museum based around the collections accumulated over 58 years by one eccentric thrift store owner.
Pittsboro, North Carolina

Clyde's Critter Crossing

A folk art mecca famous among outsider art fans.
Duqm, Oman

Rock Garden Duqm

A section of the desert with an array of unusual sandstone and limestone formations.
Ubar, Oman

Ubar

Some claim these desert ruins are from the legendary "Atlantis of the Sands."
Rome, Italy

Porta Alchemica

An alchemist's "magic door" stands in the middle of a Roman park.
Paris, France

Pep's Maison

One of the last umbrella repair shops in Paris upholds the nostalgic art of umbrella making.
London, England

Extreme Bike Course in Haggerston Park

Visit on a Sunday morning to see some killer tricks.
London, England

Town Hall Hotel

You will not be able to miss this building.
London, England

Twinings Tea Shop

A 300-year-old tea shop that brought tea to the English people, not to mention the Queen herself.
London, England

Kensal Green Cemetery and Catacombs

Winding paths and ramshackle mausoleums in the oldest "park cemetery" in London.
London, England

Broad Street Cholera Pump

The John Snow Memorial marks the epicenter of London's 1854 cholera epidemic.
London, England

The Cross Bones Graveyard

Medieval sex workers' cemetery.
London, England

Hoa Hakananai'a

The "lost friend” is the most famous of the six moai statues that were removed from Easter Island.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.
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.
London, England

The Ruins of St. Dunstan-in-the-East

One of the few remaining casualties of the London Blitz, this destroyed church has become an enchanting public garden.
Soriano nel Cimino, Italy

Papacqua Fountain

A stunning fountain depicting a mythological she-goat carved directly into the rocks on the grounds of a Renaissance palace.