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Windhoek, Namibia

National Museum of Namibia

Held in a fort that once stood for colonization of the area, this museum now tells the history of its indigenous people.
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Quiver Tree Forest

A rare cluster of alien-like plants grows along a dusty highway.
Namibia

Tropic of Capricorn Crossing

Road signs in Namibia mark the location of one of the five major circles of latitude.
Namibia

Dinosaur Footprints on the Otjihaenamaparero Farm

Tracks of ceratosaurus and Coelophysis rhodesiensis tracks can be found fossilized in the sandstone near Mt. Etjo.
Windhoek, Namibia

The Gibeon Meteorites

A public display of prehistoric space rocks is named for the Namibian village where they were found.
Namibia

Fairy Circles of Southern Africa

Unexplained bald patches in the landscape grow and recede over time, as though they are somehow alive.
Namibia

Eduard Bohlen Shipwreck

Far from the shore, this sandy victim of the Skeleton Coast looks like it was plopped in the middle of the desert.
Penha de França, India

Ponte de Linhares Causeway

Believed to have been the longest bridge in the world when it was completed in 1634.
Panaji, India

Statue of Abbe Faria

In the heart of Panaji, a monument to the pioneer of modern hypnotism.
Panaji, India

Dharohar: National Museum of Customs & GST

A collection of items seized by the Indian Customs have been kept for display at the Old Customs House in Panaji.
Panaji, India

Fontainhas

This colorful colonial neighborhood in Panjim is one of the only Latin Quarters in Asia.
Panaji, India

Casa da Moeda

The erstwhile Portuguese Era mint house of Goa.
Velha Goa, India

Body of St. Francis Xavier

Scholar, adventurer, saint, and instigator of the Goa Inquisition.
Velha Goa, India

Crypt at Se Cathedral

A mysterious burial crypt that was rediscovered inside a cathedral in Velha Goa.
Louisville, Kentucky

The Witches' Tree

Locals place their offerings on this nightmarish gnarled tree so the witches won't summon another storm.
New Delhi, India

Bahá'í Lotus Temple

A blooming house of worship for the masses.
Tucson, Arizona

Javier Javelina On a Tandem

First Joe Pagac sculpture; sculpture reflects native Tucson wildlife in an urban setting.
Tucson, Arizona

Mission San Xavier Del Bac

This church on a Tohono O'Odham reservation has stood since 1797.
Tucson, Arizona

The Shelter Cocktail Lounge

This bomb shelter-themed bar has barely changed since it opened.
Tucson, Arizona

Casa Goofy International

This scrap yard doubles as a naive art gallery full of found art and farm animals.
Tucson, Arizona

El Charro Cafe

One of the oldest Mexican restaurants in the United States air-dries its trademark beef in a dangling outdoor cage.
Tucson, Arizona

Coit Museum of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

An Arizona museum with a collection of pharmaceutical oddities, including a jar of a gangster's chewed gum.
Tucson, Arizona

Valley of the Moon

The Magical World of George Phar Legler.
Tucson, Arizona

San Pedro Chapel

This quiet chapel was central to a community of settlers who reclaimed an abandoned fort.