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Sveti Stefan
Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Sveti Stefan

This exclusive resort has completely covered a tiny Balkan island in a 5-star warren of guest rooms.
42.2559, 18.8910
Zadar, Croatia

Sea Organ

A musical instrument played by the sea.
44.1173, 15.2202
The wall at the Bay of Kotor
Kotor, Montenegro

Fortifications of Kotor

These historic defenses ensured the city within would survive hundreds of years of occupations, sieges, and invasions.
42.4257, 18.7724
All of Kravice Falls as seen from afar
Studenci, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Kravice Waterfalls

There's a mini version of Iguazu Falls hidden in the Balkans… and it's got a rope swing.
43.1575, 17.6081
Čapljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Medjugorje

An apparition of Virgin Mary in Herzegovina.
43.1947, 17.6800
Čolina Kapa Astronomical Observatory.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Čolina Kapa Astronomical Observatory

The haunting ruins of a military fortress turned astronomical observatory sit on a Sarajevo mountaintop.
43.8425, 18.4378
As seen from Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Spite House

Inat Kuća, or "House of Spite," is more than just an oddly named restaurant.
43.8585, 18.4343
The Olympic podium was used for executions during the war.
Hadžići, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Igman Olympic Jumps

This abandoned Olympic skiing facility still bears the scars of the Siege of Sarajevo.
43.7682, 18.2461
Jajce Fortress, with town below
Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jajce Fortress

The remains of the last Bosnian fortress to fall to the Ottomans are still standing.
44.3408, 17.2693
The gravesite of Edgar Allan Poe.
Baltimore, Maryland

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

The trials and tribulations of marking Poe's grave.
39.2902, -76.6232
Baltimore, Maryland

The American Visionary Art Museum

A museum dedicated to exhibiting remarkable outsider art.
39.2801, -76.6068
Plaque that marks the former hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Site of Edgar Allan Poe's Death

The site where Poe "in great distress, and ... in need of immediate assistance" likely died.
39.2929, -76.5942
Entrance to the museum
Fort Meade, Maryland

National Cryptologic Museum

A priceless collection of the Nation's cryptologic history.
39.1117, -76.7711
Chicago, Illinois

Flat Iron Building

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41.9104, -87.6770
This is what Myopic books looks like.
Chicago, Illinois

Myopic Books

A Bibliophile's Dream.
41.9099, -87.6769
Interior shot of The Violet Hour
Chicago, Illinois

The Violet Hour

A speakeasy takes on Chicago's drinking culture.
41.9089, -87.6774
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park

Once called the "Polish Gold Coast" it is an icon of the neighborhood that bears its same name.
41.9080, -87.6767
The exterior of the new store
Chicago, Illinois

Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co.

This shop for all your super spy needs hides an educational secret.
41.9061, -87.6706
Chicago, Illinois

Chopin Theatre

Theater has had many different incarnations but has survived the ravages of time.
41.9033, -87.6668
The newly restored Tiffany Dome.
Chicago, Illinois

Tiffany Dome

A massive thing of wonder, this stained-glass masterpiece is thought to be the largest Tiffany dome in existence.
41.8837, -87.6250
Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Temple

A gothic church spire sits atop this skyscraper, the tallest church in the world.
41.8822, -87.6283
Chicago, Illinois

Willis Tower Glass Platform

Four glass boxes hover over 1,000 feet in the air to give visitors an unparalleled view of Chicago.
41.8789, -87.6363
Rock N Roll McDonald's and Museum
Chicago, Illinois

Rock N Roll McDonald's and Museum

The palatial McDonald's that inspired Wesley Willis.
41.8925, -87.6313
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."
32.1753, -104.4438