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Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
55.6747, 12.5657
"Pusher Street" in 2007, after eviction of the hash stands. A "no photo sign" remains. The hash stands have since returned. (Wikimedia Commons)
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
55.6735, 12.5958
Fez, Morocco

Chouara Leather Tannery

Traditional 11th-century outdoor tannery.
34.0661, -4.9780
African Quadripoint
Chobe, Botswana

African Quadripoint

There is only one place in the world where the corners of four nations come together.
-17.7917, 25.2633
Micronesia

Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon

Tropical paradise strewn with hundreds of World War II wrecks.
7.4166, 151.7833
Federated States of Micronesia

Rai Stones

Giant money stones of Yap.
9.5349, 138.1096
(Flickr/Surf Cologic)
Iceland

Jokulsárlón

Iceland's largest lagoon is home to stunning multi-colored icebergs.
64.0736, -16.2048
Dead Vlei
Namibia

Dead Vlei

This "dead marsh" sits among the largest sand dunes in the world, a forest frozen in time.
-24.7350, 15.3248
Genius River Bridge
Costa Rica

Genius River Bridge

One Costa Rican island is so beset by illegal shark poachers that the local rangers have built an entire bridge with their confiscated gear .
5.5282, -87.0574
Cappucino, one of the whales adopted by the museum
Friday Harbor, Washington

Whale Museum

Orcas on display and in the water.
48.5358, -123.0172
Seattle, Washington

A Sound Garden

A huge musical sculpture and other art installations on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grounds.
47.6855, -122.2499