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Places visited in Suffolk, England
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Tattershall, England

Grave of Tom Thumb

An engraved stone in a village church claims to be the grave of a minuscule folk legend.
Trinidad and Tobago

Abandoned Radar Base in Trinidad

This giant Cold War satellite dish has become a symbol of Trinidad's need for sovereignty.
Cornwall, England

Church of St. Morwenna and St. John the Baptist

This ancient church, rebuilt at least 3 times, is flanked at all sides by history.
London, England

The Theatre

Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.
London, England

Beckton Alp

This toxic spoil heap found a second life as a ski slope, popular film location, and wildlife haven.
Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.
Mile End, England

Severalls Asylum

This abandoned house of horrors had a "trial-and-error" philosophy regarding mental health care.
Cambridge, England

Madingley American Cemetery

Vast fan-shaped British cemetery honouring American servicemen lost in World War II.
Kelvedon Hatch, England

Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker

The biggest and deepest Cold War bunker open to the public in southeast England.
Bury Saint Edmunds, England

The Nutshell Pub

The smallest pub in Britain was once a cabinet of curiosities and it still has the dead cat to prove it.
Suffolk, England

The Spirit of Enterprise

A large piece of modern art makes this roundabout the only one in the world with its own laser.
Essex, England

Essex Witch Hunt Victims Memorial

Centuries later, the victims of Great Britain's greatest hysteria are finally being remembered.
Thorpeness, England

House in the Clouds

Unusual British home built to disguise a water tower.
Suffolk, England

Bures Dragon

A hill carving of the legendary dragon that terrorized the village of Bures in the Middle Ages.
Pattaya, Thailand

Sanctuary of Truth

A modern temple with an ancient philosophy.
Bang Muang Mai, Thailand

Erawan Museum

This museum has a most unusual location: inside a giant, three-headed elephant.
London, England

God's Own Junkyard

A kaleidoscopic warehouse-maze of handmade neon signs.
Keswick, England

Castlerigg Stone Circle

Stonehenge has nothing on Castlerigg’s views.
Staffordshire, England

Lud's Church

This haunting stone chasm is a hotbed of mossy rock and English legend.
Halstead, England

The Village Signs of Gestingthorpe

A hunched figure depicted on the signs honors a local gentleman who died on an Antarctic expedition.