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Places visited in Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium

Le Museé du Jouet (Toy Museum)

A huge old mansion full of thousands of toys, each there to be used and played with.
Le Roeulx, Belgium

Strépy-Thieu Boat Lift

The world's tallest boat lift stands as a massive piece of industrial tourism.
Tielt-Winge, Belgium

Vlooybergtoren

The "stairway to heaven" lookout tower was built to resist weather, arson, and the laws of physics.
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium

Cook & Book

A wonderfully kitsch bookstore the size of a supermarket.
Ypres, Belgium

Menin Gate Memorial

A moving memorial to the fallen and missing from WWI trenches.
Brussels, Belgium

Maison de la Bellone

This modern arts center is built around a gem of late-Baroque architecture.
Brussels, Belgium

Temple of Human Passions

This Greek temple, open only an hour a day, was the site of a war of tastes between an architect and an artist.
Brussels, Belgium

Comic Strip Route

This collection of over 50 murals celebrates Brussels' rich history as the self-proclaimed home of the "comic strip."
Genappe, Belgium

Abbaye de Villers

A magical and peaceful ruined Cistercian abbey in what is now southern Belgium.
Brussels, Belgium

Délirium Café

Cozy basement bar sports an inventory of over 2,000 beers.
Halle, Belgium

The Blue Forest

Each spring, a dreamlike carpet of bluebells overtakes the forest floor of this Belgian woods.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
New York, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Love Locks

A popular European tradition makes its way to the states on one of America's most famous bridges.
Çanakkale, Turkey

Troy

This famous city eluded concrete detection until the early 2000's.
Sultaniye Köyü, Turkey

House of the Virgin Mary

The alleged house of the Virgin Mary is tucked away in a park and nature preserve on Mt. Koressos in Turkey and is holy to both Catholics and Muslims alike.
Ouarzazate, Morocco

Atlas Film Studios

World's largest film studio, where visitors tour the decaying sets that litter the harsh desert environment.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro Cathedral

This massive Brazilian church is built like an angular, technicolor pyramid left by Mayans from the future.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Escadaria Selarón Mosaic Steps

A 125-meter long "tribute to the Brazilian people."
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Caminito

A bright little alley in La Boca is a part of tango history.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Foz do Iguaçu, Argentina

Iguazu Falls

A series of waterfalls so massive they straddle the border of Argentina and Brazil.
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Itaipu Dam

As one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams this plant took two countries to get built.
Paris, France

Père Lachaise Cemetery

France's most famous cemetery, with some of its most curious tombs.