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A Century of Hats
Savannah, Georgia

A Century of Hats

Tucked away inside a historic Savannah hotel is a hundred-year history presented in ladies' lids.
32.0673, -81.0946
Savannah, Georgia

Lucas Theatre

The first public building in Savannah to offer air conditioning was a luxurious cinema that still operates today.
32.0788, -81.0893
The proud legacy of Don Juan Ponce de Leon.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth.
29.9068, -81.3149
Alex Raskin Antiques
Savannah, Georgia

Alex Raskin Antiques

The "last unrestored grand mansion of Savannah" is now a cramped, mouldering maze of antiques.
32.0709, -81.0952
The memorial to Marjan.
Kabul, Afghanistan

Marjan the Lion Memorial

This monument honors the life of a long-suffering lion whose story captivated the world.
34.5097, 69.1548
Savannah, Georgia

The Pirates' House

This kitschy tavern is also home to rare early editions of "Treasure Island."
32.0781, -81.0839
Savannah, Georgia

The Waving Girl

A statue honoring 44 continuous years of greeting passing ships.
32.0799, -81.0842
The statue was unveiled in 2012.
Bucharest, Romania

Trajan and Wolf Statue

One of the most controversial statues in Romania is an emperor with no clothes.
44.4314, 26.0975
The Gothic church towers above the Old Town.
Brașov, Romania

Biserica Neagră (The Black Church)

A fire once nearly devoured this gorgeous 14th-century Gothic cathedral.
45.6409, 25.5878
Desert leading to the Tree of Life. (Harold Laudeus/Flickr)
Bahrain

Tree of Life

Unusual tale of vegetation and fertility in the desert.
25.9937, 50.5835
Bahrain World Trade Center
Manama, Bahrain

Bahrain World Trade Center

Skyscraper powered by wind turbines attached between its towers.
26.2392, 50.5814
The two Frost Bank logos make up the eyes of the "Owl Building."
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
30.2664, -97.7428
Exploring a building inside the abandoned base.
Veszprém, Hungary

Soviet Ghost Town

The abandoned military base looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
47.0827, 17.9842
Osceola's grave at Fort Moultrie
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Osceola's Grave

The final resting place of the Seminole Indian chief who fought against government occupation in Florida.
32.7603, -79.8578
Poe's Tavern.
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Poe's Tavern

A quirky Poe-themed joint on an island keen to celebrate its overlooked connection to the famous writer.
32.7627, -79.8371
The columns looking out over the Venetian Lagoon.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
45.4330, 12.3388
Venice, Italy

Scala Contarini del Bovolo

This palatial spiral staircase was so unusual the name "snail" was given to the noble family who built it.
45.4348, 12.3345
Keen's Steakhouse
New York, New York

Keen's Steakhouse

Everyone from Mark Twain to Teddy Roosevelt has a pipe hanging from the walls of this historic chophouse.
40.7507, -73.9867
The asylum
New York, New York

Bellevue Hospital

The name of this famed hospital was once a byword for the horrors of medical and psychiatric care.
40.7394, -73.9756
New York, New York

The White Horse Tavern

Great place to have a drink and a bite to eat in an atmosphere laden with New York's Bohemian past.
40.7357, -74.0062
Water still flows through
London, England

Traitors' Gate

The watery entrance for condemned prisoners heading to the Tower of London is still visible along the Thames.
51.5074, -0.0769
Two of the ravens at the Tower of London.
London, England

The Tower Ravens

Six ravens are kept captive (but well-fed) at the Tower of London to prevent the fall of the Crown.
51.5087, -0.0762
The secret entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel (detail)
New York, New York

The Secret Entrance to the Knickerbocker Hotel

An unassuming secret door leads to a legendary watering hole.
40.7554, -73.9860
New York, New York

Campbell Apartment

A very classy 1920s-era bar right in Grand Central Station.
40.7526, -73.9778