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Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night.
Gilroy, California

Gilroy Gardens

Home to the "Circus" trees created by Axel Erlandson.
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum

The former home of the Nobel Prize-winning American writer is now home to dozens of six-toed cats.
Mexico

Toniná

The enigmatic and seldom visited ruins of a Mayan city-state.
Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Chichen Itza, Mexico

Pyramid of Kukulcan at Chich'en Itza

Every equinox this Maya pyramid puts on a spooky ancient light show.
San Francisco, California

The Parrots of Telegraph Hill

Staircase winds down the side of Telegraph Hill through gardens, wild parrots flying overhead.
Dragoon, Arizona

The Thing

What is the Thing?
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

An idyllic swimming pool tells the tale of Hemingway's trouble with women.
Inverness, Scotland

Ship Space

The Titanic sails again in one Scotland man's backyard.
Culberson County, Texas

Guadalupe Peak

The highest point in Texas is capped by a big silver pyramid.
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
Costa Rica

Río Celeste

This neon blue river gets its color from a unique mix of bacteria and volcano minerals.