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Mérida, Mexico

Cenote Xlacah

One of the few places where you can take a dip and look at Maya ruins at the same time.
Progreso, Mexico

Puerto de Altura (Progreso Pier)

It would take you approximately an hour and a half to walk to the end of Mexico's largest pier.
Temozón, Mexico

Cenote Hubiku

This popular cave pool is truly magical, despite the crowds.
Mérida, Mexico

The Corners of Mérida

Iconic red and white plaques show the creative names invented to navigate the city streets.
Nottinghamshire, England

Major Oak

The largest oak in England is said to have been the hideout of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.
Nottinghamshire, England

Newstead Abbey

The ancestral home of beloved English poet Lord Byron has a bizarre history.
Nottingham, England

The Flying Horse

A 15th-century former coaching inn forms the implausibly grand entrance to a 1980s shopping mall.
Nottingham, England

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

The oldest inn in England served brew to the crusaders.
Nottingham, England

The Caves of Nottingham

A labyrinthine underworld of tunnels and caverns hides beneath the city.
Nottingham, England

Green's Mill

A curious urban windmill once owned by a renowned British mathematical physicist.
Nottingham, England

The Arboretum

This unchanged Victorian park is rumored to have been the inspiration behind Peter Pan's Neverland.
Gotham, England

The Original Gotham

The storied English village that pretended to be insane inspired NYC's nickname and the fictional namesake in the DC Comics universe.
Stoney Stanton, England

Stoney Cove at the UK National Dive Centre

The site of the most dived wreck in the UK.
Northamptonshire, England

Lyveden New Bield

The intended purpose of this unfinished Elizabethan building remains a mystery.
Northamptonshire, England

Rushton Triangular Lodge

An intriguing three-sided folly is a testament to one man's devotion to Catholicism and the number three.
Whipsnade, England

Whipsnade White Lion

This unusual geoglyph was built as a warning so low-flying aircraft wouldn't scare the zoo animals.
Little Gaddesden, England

Jarman's Coffin

Local legend says this unusual chimney is actually a broken-hearted man's tomb.
London, England

The Soho Square Hut

The Tudor-style cottage in the middle of the square is not quite what it seems.
Lima, Peru

Parque Kennedy

A Peruvian public park has a mysteriously large cat population that a number of locals would rather see dead.
Lima, Peru

Mercado de Brujas

A market for witches is hidden within a train station.
Cercado de Lima, Peru

Cripta de los Héroes

The elaborate crypt where Peruvian heroes of the War of the Pacific were laid to rest.
Cercado de Lima, Peru

Brain Museum

Tucked behind the Institute of Neurological Science down a decrepit street resides the largest display of human brains in Latin America.
Lima, Peru

Paddington Bear of Lima

The little bear in the "funny kind of hat" has made his way from London back to Peru.
Cercado de Lima, Peru

Gran Hotel Bolivar

Visiting dignitaries and Hollywood stars once stayed at the 1920s hotel, alongside the ghosts that are said to haunt its corridors.