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Along the route of the Flåmsbana
Flåm, Norway

Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway)

One of the most breathtaking railways in Europe also takes one of the steepest climbs, from fjord to mountain plateau.
60.8632, 7.1138
Jubilant Man
Toronto, Canada

Ireland Park

A memorial to the tens of thousands of Irish who fled to North America during the Great Famine.
43.6347, -79.3958
The Monument
Toronto, Canada

Chinese Railroad Workers Memorial

A monument to the 17,000 Chinese who worked and died to build Canada's Pacific Railway.
43.6416, -79.3919
Crazy Doll House on Bertmount Ave.
Toronto, Canada

Leslieville's Crazy Doll House

This Toronto garden collects stares and tchotchkes in equal measure.
43.6634, -79.3351
Shoreditch Town Hall Facade
London, England

Shoreditch Town Hall

A recently restored Shoreditch landmark with ties to Jack the Ripper
51.5271, -0.0795
Calabasas, California

Malibu Hindu Temple

A glittering South Asian anomaly in a wealthy Los Angeles suburb
34.0954, -118.7092
The Museum
London, England

V&A Museum of Childhood

A museum wholly devoted to juvenescence
51.5291, -0.0549
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

Shop-come-gallery from The Last Tuesday Society is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
51.5346, -0.0575
The Slash across mountains
United States / Canada

US-Canada Border Slash

The entire length of the US-Canada boundary is marked by a 20-foot-wide slash through the trees.
45.0049, -72.2315
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot
51.5143, -0.1072
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy
51.5052, -0.0841
The King's Cross Ice Well
London, England

The King's Cross Ice Well

A subterranean ice warehouse that has lain hidden beneath central London for over a century is now open to the public
51.5342, -0.1200
San Francisco, California

Pier 22½ & the SFFD Fire Boats

Prone to disastrous fires, the city of San Francisco has the Guardian, a fireboat gifted by residents, to watch over them from the bay
37.7903, -122.3887
San Francisco, California

Lotta's Fountain

San Francisco's oldest surviving monument and meeting place for 1906 survivors
37.7879, -122.4033
Chichen Itza, Mexico

El Caracol -The Observatory of Chichen Itza

No telescopes, no power, no gift shop - one of the world's oldest observatories takes astronomy back to basics
20.6802, -88.5707
I Street Bridge
West Sacramento, California

I Street Bridge

I Street Bridge is the heaviest swinging center bridge in the United States
38.5866, -121.5076
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition
37.8029, -122.4482
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Old Burial Ground

This cemetery served as the only official burial grounds in Cambridge for nearly 200 years
42.3751, -71.1186
Lake Washington Ship Canal, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks construction, March 29, 1916.
Seattle, Washington

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Allowing humans and fish alike to migrate from freshwater to saltwater and back again
47.6660, -122.3968
The Circus School exterior.
London, England

Circus Space

The largest clown school in Britain offering accredited degrees
51.5272, -0.0821
Shelley Street and Elgin Street intersection
Hong Kong

Central-Mid-Levels Escalators

The world's longest outdoor covered escalator system transports commuters through Hong Kong's hilly terrain
22.2837, 114.1548
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home
51.4966, -0.1765
Il Porcellino
Florence, Italy

Il Porcellino

This bronze boar's snout has been rubbed to a golden sheen by visitors seeking good fortune
43.7699, 11.2542
The colour coded directions are integrated into the signs.
Toronto, Canada

Toronto PATH

The largest underground system of its kind runs under one of Canada's largest urban centers
43.6487, -79.3781