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Hiroshima, Japan

A-bomb Memorial

Peace Park and the A-bomb dome.
Kolkata, India

South Park Street Cemetery

An eclectic mix of influences rot together in harmony in this India necropolis.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

Sacred Buddhist home of some spiritual monkeys.
Namche, Nepal

Namche Bazaar

Last stop before the top of the highest peak in the world.
Chaurikharka, Nepal

Lukla Airport

Jumping-off point for a climb up Mt. Everest is the most dangerous airport in the world.
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture.
Celendín, Peru

Giant Sombrero of Celendin

In a town known for its large hats, this one is the biggest.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts.
Mosca, Colorado

Colorado Gators Reptile Park

The world's only reptile park to offer gator wrestling classes, located in a state with no gators.
Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo

Multi-storied adobe home continuously inhabited for 1000 years.
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Loretto Chapel

Wedding chapel's mysterious spiral staircase said to be miraculously constructed.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Chamis, Peru

Cumbe Mayo and Los Frailones

Pre-Incan aqueduct amidst a stone forest in Peru.
Lima, Peru

Pizarro's Tomb

Now containing the bones of the actual conquistador, instead of someone else.