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U.S.S. Cairo - Front/right.
Vicksburg, Mississippi

U.S.S. Cairo

This iron and wood Civil War city-ship was the first vessel to be sunk by a torpedo.
32.3441, -90.8516
Windsor Ruins
Claiborne County, Mississippi

Windsor Ruins

An eerie and beautiful group of columns mark the site of a grand mansion lost to time and fire.
31.9409, -91.1295
Another view of the exterior
Natchez, Mississippi

Longwood

A grandiose octagonal home crowned by a large and exotic dome stands out among the antebellum mansions.
31.5362, -91.3993
The vaulted ceiling.
Ely, England

Octagon Tower

A remarkable medieval structure born from a 14th-century disaster.
52.3987, 0.2639
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
Toynbee tile at 2nd St and 2nd Ave in New York City, 2012.
New York, New York

Toynbee Tiles

Cryptic messages embedded in the New York City sidewalk.
40.7439, -73.9923
Standing guard.
San Antonio, Texas

Giant Hog Stand

This big empty pig is a nostalgic throwback to mid-20th-century Texas barbecue.
29.4128, -98.4880
Animals in War Memorial.
London, England

Animals in War Memorial

A unique tribute to the millions of animals who served and died for the British military.
51.5073, -0.1657
Gum Wall window ledge
Seattle, Washington

Gum Wall

A wall of chewing gum moonlights as collective art.
47.6081, -122.3403
The Shambles.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
53.9591, -1.0800
Details from the garden façade
Potsdam, Germany

Sanssouci Palace

The "Prussian Versailles" that is as glorious today as when it was built.
52.4047, 13.0353
Berlin, Germany

Vestiges of the Berlin Wall

On the Spree bank, discover one of the last reminders of a symbolic wall that divided, and was torn down by the people.
52.5050, 13.4397
Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw.
53.2824, -3.8286
Liquidrom
Berlin, Germany

Liquidrom

This futuristic German spa allows visitors to float in a pool of salt water while zoning out to underwater techno.
52.5016, 13.3812
Berlin, Germany

Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.
52.5203, 13.3869
Berlin, Germany

Tajikistan Tearoom

A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.
52.5247, 13.3951
The DDR Museum
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
52.5191, 13.4026
One of these columns hides a cross.
Córdoba, Spain

Cross of the Captive

A curious carving hides on a marble column in the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba.
37.8789, -4.7794
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
52.5139, 13.3789
Berlin, Germany

Pergamon Museum

The most visited, and possibly most controversial museum in Germany.
52.5212, 13.3969
B.C. era urn.
San Antonio, Texas

Roman Urn Collection at SAMA

Amazingly detailed marble cinerary urns that once held the cremains of Roman elite.
29.4376, -98.4821
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Sniff the Titan Arum's rotting flesh.
40.6687, -73.9647
Boarded up buildings.
San Antonio, Texas

Portland Cement Plant Ruins

A tall smoke stack and boarded-up buildings are all that's left of the pioneering plant.
29.4610, -98.4796