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Leiden, Netherlands

The Wall Poems of Leiden

The works of poetry's biggest names grace the walls of the city of Leiden, all carefully painted by hand.
52.1585, 4.4962
Paris, France

Shakespeare and Company

Bookstore serves double duty as "Tumbleweed Hotel."
48.8526, 2.3471
Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz Mystery Spot

A "gravitational anomaly" located in the redwood forests just outside of Santa Cruz, California.
37.0173, -122.0038
(WikiCommons)
Magelang, Indonesia

Borobudur

Hundreds of Buddhas in a re-discovered Indonesian temple.
-7.4813, 110.2138
The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour. (Wikimedia Commons)
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
-30.2747, 153.1339
Smoke emanating from the mountain (Australian Traveller)
Wingen, Australia

Burning Mountain

6000-year-old coal fire moves one meter per year.
-31.8927, 150.8798
london-bridge-after collapse
Port Campbell, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
-38.6490, 143.0640
Lengkuas Island
Simpang Renggiang, Indonesia

Lengkuas Island

A hundred and twenty year old twelve story lighthouse located on a beautiful Indonesian island.
-2.8709, 107.9532
Giant seagull terrorizing miniature farm.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
52.0995, 4.2969
Big Sur, California

The Henry Miller Memorial Library

It's not your typical library, memorial, or book store.
36.1398, -121.6469
Dorn Pyramid in San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, California

The Dorn Pyramid

A Mysterious Masonic tomb in San Luis Obispo.
35.2608, -120.6696
Gold Rush Steakhouse at the Madonna Inn
San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel/restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch.
35.2660, -120.6737
San Luis Obispo, California

San Luis Obispo's Bubblegum Alley

An alley covered with 20 years of bubble gum.
35.2790, -120.6638
The Hague, Netherlands

Panorama Mesdag

The largest 19th century panorama in the world still in-situ.
52.0847, 4.3033
Ventura Oil Refinery. (tunnelbug/Flickr)
Ventura, California

Ventura Oil Refinery

Rusty industrial city full of oxidized distillation towers.
34.3322, -119.2947