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Omoa, Honduras

Fortress of San Fernando de Omoa

This fortress in Honduras was built to resist pirates, but its builders had more to fear from the British.
Cabuya, Costa Rica

Cabuya Island Cemetery

There is a small island in the Gulf of Nicoya where the only human inhabitants are dead.
Costa Rica

Diquís Spheres

These mysterious ancient stone spheres were created by a civilization lost to time and are now mostly lawn ornaments.
Jaco, Costa Rica

El Miro Ruins

Once the foundation for a mansion, these ruins now offer amazing panoramic coastal views.
Grecia, Costa Rica

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes

This Costa Rican chapel is the most metal church in the world, literally.
Montezuma, Costa Rica

The Rock Garden at Piedra Colorada

Balanced rock sculptures pay tribute to a murdered conservationist and his pioneer wife.
Monteverde, Costa Rica

El Arbol Hueco

A secret climbing tree hides along the side of a Costa Rican road.
Costa Rica

Río Celeste

This neon blue river gets its color from a unique mix of bacteria and volcano minerals.
Cahuita, Costa Rica

Aviarios del Caribe: Sloth Sanctuary

Sloth rehabilitation center in the jungle of Costa Rica.
Los Angeles, California

John Sowden House

Most famous work of one of Frank Lloyd Wright's sons.
Los Angeles, California

Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Museum

A look into the Church of Scientology's deeply unfavorable view of psychiatry.
Los Angeles, California

Lummis Home ("El Alisal")

A castle that was built stone by stone by an eccentric journalist.
Los Angeles, California

Mosaic Tile House

Rainbow-hued local gem in Venice.
Los Angeles, California

Clifton's Cafeteria

Giant Redwood-themed cafeteria operates under the golden rule, "Dine Free Unless Delighted."
Cologne, Germany

Cologne's Love Locks Bridge

Thousands of tourists and residents in Cologne affix "love padlocks" on the Hohenzollernbrücke Bridge to symbolize their affections.
Munich, Germany

Valentin Karlstadt Museum

A serious museum dedicated to two German comedians.
Munich, Germany

Eisbachwelle

Go surfing on this urban wave, "hacked" by local surfers.
Munich, Germany

Viscardigasse

Golden cobblestones remember a time when this small alley was used to avoid having to give a Nazi salute.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Toy Museum

This historic toy museum brings a little whimsy to a city not usually remembered for such things.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
Poznań, Poland

Edmund Szyc Stadium

An abandoned football stadium with a tragic past.
Otwock, Poland

Zofiówka Sanatorium

An abandoned Jewish sanatorium is tucked within the woods of Poland.
Bydgoszcz, Poland

Museum of Soap and History of Dirt

Come to this Polish museum to take a good, clean look at filth.
Leba, Poland

Nazi Rocket Test Site

This open-air museum was originally a World War II testing ground for German missiles and rockets.