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Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls)

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls.
Ilidža, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum

This museum preserves the hand-dug tunnel that kept Sarajevo afloat during the Serbian siege.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Bobsleigh Track

A war-torn Olympic relic is being overtaken by graffiti and nature.
Jezero, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Watermills of Jajce

This cluster of little wooden huts once ground local farmers’ wheat into flour during the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most

Bridge that died in war and was resurected.
Željava, Croatia

Zeljava Airbase

Yugoslavia's biggest underground airport lies in ruins.
Cross Village, Michigan

Legs Inn

Legs Inn provides Polish food, a cornucopia of Native American artwork, wood carvings, and mounted deer heads.
St. Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace Mystery Spot

Strange physical sensations and optical contradictions keep visitors coming back for more.
Mackinac County, Michigan

The Mackinac Bridge

The fourth-longest suspension bridge the world, connecting one Michigan peninsula to another.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Skull Cave

This shallow cave got its name from copious amount of human bones found inside.
Mackinac Island, Michigan

Mackinac Island

Island where motor vehicles are banned -- home to the only carless highway in the United States.
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

World's largest Christmas store.
Hamtramck, Michigan

Hamtramck Disneyland

A wacky two-story folk-art assemblage of carved and found objects, with lights, motion, and sound now in need of financial support.
Detroit, Michigan

Packard Automotive Plant

The concrete shell of an industry giant remains as a playground for graffiti artists, auto scrappers, and paintball warriors.
Detroit, Michigan

Heidelberg Project

One man's attempt to create an artistic wonder on a run-down block in Detroit.
Detroit, Michigan

Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry

These enduring murals depicting a distinctly Marxist tribute to capitalism could not even be defeated by McCarthyism.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Central Station

A Beaux-Arts triumph set to become Ford's innovation campus
Detroit, Michigan

The Dequindre Cut Greenway

This railway-turned-greenway provides a pedestrian link in downtown Detroit and celebrates urban artwork.
Detroit, Michigan

John K. King Used & Rare Books

This sprawling bookstore spans four floors and has more than a million books in stock.
Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Theatre

Opulent downtown movie theater now houses cars as an indoor parking garage.
Detroit, Michigan

Giant Boxing Arm of Joe Louis

Controversial tribute to the heavyweight champion boxer who grew up in Detroit.
Detroit, Michigan

Guardian Building Art Deco Lobby

To truly appreciate Detroit's landmark skyscraper, you have to step inside.
Ormond Beach, Florida

Dummett Sugar Mill Ruins

The ruins of a once-thriving sugarcane plantation that was burned in the Second Seminole War.
St. Augustine, Florida

Sir Winston Churchill's Lion 'Rota'

A lion given to the prime minister somehow got stuffed and sent to Florida.