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Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

Sacred Buddhist home of some spiritual monkeys.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
Denver, Colorado

Linger Eatuary

Once a mortuary that held the remains of Buffalo Bill, this Denver hotspot is now a death-fixated restaurant.
Lakewood, Colorado

Casa Bonita

At this Denver landmark, the meals are compulsory, the sopapillas are complimentary, and the insanity is everywhere.
Buena Vista, Colorado

Mount Elbert

The highest point in Colorado is a dangerous mix of lightning, jealousy, and thin air.
Leadville, Colorado

Climax, Colorado

At one time this small mining village was the highest town in America but now it sits abandoned while the mine churns on.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Salvador Dalí Museum

Florida might be at its most surreal in this museum devoted to the famed Spanish artist.
Guernsey, Wyoming

Register Cliff

Long before guestbooks and hotels, frontier travelers signed their names on this rock face.
Cañon City, Colorado

Royal Gorge Bridge

The highest bridge in America was built for an almost unnervingly small amount of money.
Berlin, Germany

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
Hamburg, Germany

Herbertstraße

Hamburg's first legal prostitution area is a gated street that still does not allow pedestrian women.
San Francisco, California

Buena Vista Park Tombstones

Gold Rush-era tombstones line the park's paths.
Redcrest, California

Avenue of the Giants

One of the most scenic stretches of road in America winds between some of the country's oldest trees.
Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Mystery Spot

A "gravitational anomaly" located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California.
New Mexico

Trinity Atomic Bomb Site

Once a year, visitors can tour the desolate site that birthed the Atomic Age.
Beaufort, North Carolina

North Carolina Maritime Museum at Beaufort

A maritime museum holding the remains of Blackbeard's pirate ship.
Beaufort, North Carolina

Old Burying Ground

Burial site more than 300 years old.
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
Truckee, California

Donner Party Artifacts

Bits and pieces from the ill-fated Donner Party's winter cabins.
Simpson Bay, Saint Martin

Maho Beach

Commercial airplanes land mere feet over the heads of sunbathing beachgoers on this tiny island.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Penis Fountain

Amsterdam's Red Light District leaves little to the imagination.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Torture Museum

Museum preserving torture methods from the past.
West Glacier, Montana

Going-to-the-Sun Road

The only road through the heart of Glacier National Park.