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Places visited in Volgograd, Russia
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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under enviromental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Devils Tower, Wyoming

Devils Tower

The first declared National Monument in the United States.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
Estes Park, Colorado

The Stanley Hotel

Paranormal experiences in room 217 led Stephen King to write "The Shining."
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum

The history and future of cannabis.
Hamelin, Germany

Glockenspiel of Hameln

The real life town from the Pied Piper of Hamelin has a mechanical puppet show that retells the famous story many times a day.
Volgograd, Russia

Pavlov's House

The Nazis lost more men trying to take this Russian-held Stalingrad apartment block than they did when taking Paris.
Moscow, Russia

Red Gates skyscraper

Stalinist skyscraper built with help of cryotechnology.
Moscow, Russia

Lenin's Mausoleum

Embalmed remains of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Kunstkamera

Peter the Great's enlightening collection of natural oddities.
Hutchinson, Kansas

Strataca, The Kansas Underground Salt Museum

Home to Hollywood history and a very special salt crystal.
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

Second largest cave chamber in the world, discovered in 1898 by a sixteen year old and his friend known as "pothead."
Tularosa, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
Datil, New Mexico

The Very Large Array

Twenty-seven massive radio antennas on the high plains of New Mexico search for life on other planets.
Alamogordo, New Mexico

New Mexico Museum of Space History

Home of the International Space Hall of Fame.
Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum and Research Center

A museum dedicated to the alleged Roswell Incident.
Socorro, New Mexico

Trinity Atomic Bomb Site

Once a year, visitors can tour the desolate site that birthed the Atomic Age.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

The official atomic museum of the United States explores the explosive and productive history of a much maligned energy source.