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Plane Mates at Dulles Airport.
Sterling, Virginia

Dulles Airport Mobile Lounges

These unusual rooms on wheels are holdovers from the 1960s.
38.9531, -77.4565
A view of Crescent Beach from Ecola Point.
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Crescent Beach

This gorgeous beach hides behind two headlands in Oregon's Ecola State Park.
45.9134, -123.9695
A lot goes into making a little bit of cheese.
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Creamery

This unassuming cheese empire in rural Oregon churns out more than 150,000 pounds of cheese each day.
45.4837, -123.8442
Baldwin #488 K-36 type narrow gauge engine in Chama, New Mexico yards
Antonito, Colorado

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

An antique narrow gauge railway line still running through the Colorado and New Mexico mountains.
37.0685, -106.0135
Dignity in August 2017.
Chamberlain, South Dakota

Dignity of Earth and Sky

A striking sculpture honoring the women of the Lakota and Dakota Nations.
43.7869, -99.3383
The most photographed barn.
Moose, Wyoming

T. A. Moulton Barn

This rustic old building is said to be the most photographed barn in America.
43.6607, -110.6650
Entrance to Lonely Dell.
Marble Canyon, Arizona

Lee's Ferry and Lonely Dell

This isolated outpost was once the only place to cross the Colorado River for hundreds of miles.
36.8690, -111.5952
The building lit up at night.
Los Angeles, California

LAX Theme Building

This quirky UFO-shaped curiosity is often mistaken for the airport’s control tower.
33.9441, -118.4024
After the earthquake.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch Basilica

The ruins of New Zealand's largest classical-style church.
-43.5392, 172.6462
The airport landing strip.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
-41.3276, 174.8076
Arco, Idaho

The Devil Boat

Supposedly Satanic numbers adorn this preserved submarine sail.
43.6342, -113.2971
Studabaker sign seen on Google Maps.
New Carlisle, Indiana

Studebaker Tree Sign

One of the world’s largest living advertisements is made out of pine trees.
41.6678, -86.4908
The cemetery.
Black Hawk, Colorado

Knights of Pythias Cemetery

The burial grounds of a secret society includes fences topped with fake Tesla balls.
39.8091, -105.5303
The Smoking Fence
West Lafayette, Indiana

The Smoking Fence

Purdue students would lean over this iron fence to skirt campus rules against smoking and courting.
40.4241, -86.9111
Ute Council Tree.
Delta, Colorado

Ute Council Tree

The giant stump of the once towering cottonwood where local Ute Indians held tribal meetings.
38.7548, -108.0738
The view from the top of Cerro Blanco
Naska pruwinsya, Peru

Cerro Blanco

This unimaginably large pile of sand near Nazca is one of the tallest dunes in the world.
-14.8759, -74.8829
Similar rock formations cover other parts of the hill
Cusco, Peru

Rodadero Slides

Did Inca children also slide down these smooth rocky slopes above Cusco?
-13.5097, -71.9820
Turnagain Arm bore tide.
Anchorage, Alaska

Turnagain Arm Bore Tide

To the delight of Alaskan surfers, the Moon sends waves surging against the current.
61.0017, -149.9630
Pegasus.
Antarctica

Pegasus Wreck

The remains of a doomed Antarctic plane, buried beneath layers of ice and snow, await those willing to do a bit of digging.
-77.9664, 166.4289
Marin County Civic Center.
San Rafael, California

Marin County Civic Center

Frank Lloyd Wright died a year before construction on his largest public project even began.
37.9979, -122.5310
Wall behind soldiers.
Washington, D.C.

The K-9 of the Korean War Veterans Memorial

Those with a sharp eye can find the hidden image of a German Shepherd on the memorial's Mural Wall.
38.8877, -77.0472
The ceremonial South Pole marker.
Antarctica

The Ceremonial South Pole

Naked scientists race around the pole in the frigid cold to try to join Antarctica's exclusive 300 Club.
-85.0000, 54.1508
Angels around
Paris, France

Napoleon's Angels

Twelve grave-faced marble angels guard the emperor's tomb at Les Invalides.
48.8552, 2.3126
Laura Ingalls Wilder's Rocky Ridge Farm, Mansfield, MO
Mansfield, Missouri

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home & Museum

Where the author wrote her beloved "Little House" books.
37.1049, -92.5526