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Places visited in Ely, England
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Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops

The future of roadside attractions is this sci-fi soda mecca that is home to a 66-foot tall neon pop bottle.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
Hong Kong

Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter

A small subculture of boat dwellers keep their traditional way of living alive at this Hong Kong Typhoon Shelter.
Hong Kong

Bakehouse

The iconic egg tart gets an upgrade with a laminated sourdough crust.
Hong Kong

Mui Kee

Soul-soothing fish congee awaits at one of Hong Kong’s remaining dai pai dongs.
Hong Kong

Noonday Gun

This naval gun is fired every day at noon, an odd timekeeping tradition the origin of which is local legend.
Hong Kong

Chungking Mansions

Teeming with illegal goods and services, this towering maze of vice is also a popular tourist accommodation.
Hong Kong

Sun Hing Restaurant

A half-century-old handmade dim sum joint opens daily at 3:00 a.m.
London, England

The Albert Bridge

Chelsea's soldiers were given strict orders when crossing this historic bridge.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
London, England

The Meeting Place

This sculpture encompasses the emotion of rail travel.
London, England

Cittie of Yorke

This pub has roots dating back to 1430.
London, England

Joseph Grimaldi Park

An unassuming London park is actually a pilgrimage site for modern clowns.
London, England

Ye Olde Mitre

Down a pint of ale where the Bishop of Ely's servants slept in 1546.
London, England

Polly at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

The taxidermied remains of a once-great parrot.
Hong Kong

Sun Kwai Heung

This no-frills joint has some of the most sublime Cantonese barbecue in town.
Hong Kong

HSBC Building Feng Shui Cannons

Two cannon-like cranes were installed on top of the bank building to fend off bad feng shui.
Hong Kong

Stephen and Stitt

Regal guardians to one of the biggest banks in the world, symbols of Hong Kong's history and resilience.
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Climb to the top of the world's largest seated bronze Buddha.
Hong Kong

Quarry Bay 'Monster Building'

This hulking behemoth is actually five interconnected towers built in the 1960s.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pioneers Park Pillars

Four ionic columns from the Treasury Department building ended up in a park in Nebraska.
Lincoln, Nebraska

International Quilt Museum

Home to the world's largest quilt collection dating from the 1600s through today.
Gibbon, Nebraska

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary

For one month, the fields and skies of Gibbon, Nebraska, come alive with one of the largest gatherings of sandhill cranes in North America.
Kearney, Nebraska

The Great Platte River Road Archway Monument

A museum chronicling pioneer life constructed over Interstate 80.