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Places visited in Gloucestershire, England
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Gloucestershire, England

Woodchester Mansion

A well-studied colony of endangered bats roosts in this abandoned Victorian Gothic mansion.
Tetbury, England

Tetbury Dolphins

It's a mystery as to why this inland village chose the dolphin as its symbol.
Gloucestershire, England

Severn Bore

This stretch of the River Severn where large waves flow against the current is the birthplace of river surfing.
Paris, France

El Clan Destino

The storefront of a ramshackle Parisian puppet theater.
Paris, France

Le Passe-Muraille

This surreal statue brings a famous French novel about a supernatural cad to arresting life.
Salisbury, England

Medieval Clock

The oldest working mechanical clock in the world.
Haifa, Israel

Atlit Yam

Submerged ruins of a Neolithic coastal settlement, where houses, wells, graves and skeletons have been unearthed.
Kansas City, Missouri

Noir Arts & Oddities

Tucked away between two 19th-century buildings, this small shop specializes in the macabre.
Overland Park, Kansas

1950s All-Electric House

This retro-future model home is packed to the gills with electrical oddities.
Prairie Village, Kansas

Lawrin Gravesite

A tiny racehorse graveyard in the middle of a quiet Kansas City suburb.
Durham, North Carolina

The Can Opener

This too-low North Carolina railroad trestle is still a notorious big rig executioner.
Two Harbors, Minnesota

3M Birthplace Museum

This institution celebrates the happy accidents of uncommon sticktoitiveness.
Newmarket, England

Potoooooooo

A misunderstanding gave this 18th-century racehorse a most amusing name.
West Hartford, Connecticut

Noah Webster Statue

This tribute to the founding father of the American dictionary originally contained a spelling error.
Gerlach, Nevada

Fly Geyser

A collision of human error and natural geothermal pressure created this rainbow-colored geologic wonder.
Gundisar, India

Marwari Horses

Old and brave breed of warhorses known for their elegant, curved ears.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sable Island

This crescent-shaped sliver of sand is a magical haven for a herd of feral horses.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
New York, New York

Macy's Wooden Escalators

A bit of retro transportation flair preserved in the world's largest department store.
New York, New York

Obscura Antiques and Oddities

Tucked in the back of this amazing antique store is an important piece of medical history.
Daqas, Tunisia

Sidi Bouhlel

A seemingly simple canyon that was the backdrop to a number of famous movies.
Milton Keynes, England

Bletchley Park

Home to Alan Turing, the cracking of the Enigma code, and Captain Ridley's shooting party.
Bletchley, England

National Museum of Computing

Museum celebrating the history of computers, especially their role in codebreaking.
Winchester, England

'Sound II' at Winchester Cathedral

This silent sentry in the crypt below a large Gothic cathedral is often knee-deep in water.