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Brazil

Viaduct Petrobras

An abandoned stretch of elevated road in the middle of the Brazilian jungle.
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

Eccentric concrete mansion and museum designed and built by hand from the inside out.
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Penn Hills Resort

This abandoned Poconos resort is haunted by a history of kitschy romance and a violent fugitive.
Bangor, Pennsylvania

Columcille Megalith Park

This park contains a number of standing stones meant to heal and inspire.
Jackson, Mississippi

The Mississippi River Basin Model

Built by prisoners of war, the largest small-scale model ever built includes eight miles of tiny streams that now sit abandoned.
Tupelo, Mississippi

Elvis Presley Birthplace

Two-room shotgun shack in Tupelo, Mississippi and birthplace of a King.
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Cats of Longwood Gardens

These lush botanical gardens employ the most purrfect pest control force.
Kutztown, Pennsylvania

Crystal Cave

In which a local geological marvel becomes a quaint roadside attraction.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Central Market

The oldest farmer's market in America is so ancient it was approved by the King of England.
Silver Spring, Maryland

Wheaton Station Escalator

The longest escalator in the Western Hemisphere takes over three minutes to ride down.
Prague, Czechia

Defenestration of Prague Window

The palace window through which Protestant nobles flung two Catholic regents, thus sparking the Thirty Years' War.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Cruger-dePeyster Sugar Mill Ruins

Despite being made of a seashell mortar, the crumbling remains of this historic Florida mill are still standing.
Homosassa, Florida

Monkey Island of Homosassa

In Florida, these naughty monkeys live on their own mini-monkey Alcatraz.
Homosassa, Florida

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Meet manatees face-to-face at this zoo for native species.
Weeki Wachee, Florida

Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids

Welcome to old Florida, where a 1940s mermaid show is still enchanting visitors.
Key West, Florida

Hemingway's Last Penny

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

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Metronome

Steadily reminding Czechia of its past.
Prague, Czechia

Vojan Gardens

The oldest garden in Prague, once part of an medieval orchard.
Prague, Czechia

Proudy

This automated sculpture of two men peeing will spell out text messages with their micturition.
Prague, Czechia

Franz Kafka Museum

An eerie, existential museum dedicated to the author of "The Metamorphosis."
Prague, Czechia

Brown-Nosers

The risqué mixed-media sculptures are supposedly a metaphor for Czech politics.
Prague, Czechia

Hlava Franze Kafky (Franz Kafka's Head)

A bust of Franz Kafka spins in pieces, reflecting the writer's inner torment.