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Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim CycloCable

The world's first and only escalator for lazy bicycles and their daunted riders.
Bergen, Norway

Fløibanen Funicular

A favorite with sightseers, this Norwegian funicular provides easy access to a stunning view of Bergen and its environs.
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.
Main-a-dieu, Nova Scotia

Beryl Markham's Landing Site

This remote piece of Cape Breton coast was the unceremonious landing site of the first solo, east-west transatlantic flight made by a female aviator.
Scotchtown, Nova Scotia

William Davis Grave

A miner’s death at the hands of strikebreaking company police sparks a labor movement that continues to the present day.
Souris, Prince Edward Island

Singing Sands Beach

A walk along this white sand beach creates a symphony.
Brooklyn, Nova Scotia

Concrete Creations

A long and winding trail through an ancient forest of imaginative sculptures hidden behind a garden center.
Isles of Scilly, England

Valhalla Museum

Around 30 ship figureheads are housed at this 11th-century abbey and gardens.
Quesnel Forks, British Columbia

Quesnel Forks

A lonely cemetery holds the history of a gold mining town turned ghost town.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Two Spirits Carving

A mysterious sculpture is hidden in Vancouver's Stanley Park.
Eastport, Maine

Small Town X Fisherman Statue

Built for television, this statue now serves as an unlikely memorial to a fireman who died on 9/11.
Portland, Maine

The Portland Observatory

The only remaining historic maritime signal station in the United States.
London, England

Memorial to Mahomet Weyonomon

A sculpture outside London's oldest cathedral honors the Mohegan chief who died while petitioning the king.
Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador

S.S. Kyle

This huge ship ran aground and has simply been left to sit there ever since.
Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador

Earhart Airfield

From this isolated strip of land in Newfoundland, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador

Captain James Cook National Historic Site

A statue of the early navigator stands overlooking the land he first surveyed.
Belle Fourche, South Dakota

Center of the Nation Monument

Yes, this monument is aware that it is about 20 miles away from the actual center of the United States.
Deadwood, South Dakota

Mt. Moriah Cemetery

A cemetery housing wild west legends in South Dakota.
London, England

Royal London Hospital Museum

This small museum in a former church crypt contains artifacts of the Elephant Man, Jack the Ripper and Florence Nightingale.
London, England

Beigel Bake

Order a salt beef-loaded beigel at any hour of the day or night at this East End institution.
London, England

National Gallery Mosaics

A quartet of tiled art pieces adorn the floors of this prestigious art museum.
Tintern, Wales

Tintern Abbey

This well-preserved Cistercian Abbey in a romantic pastoral setting has inspired artists like the poet Wordsworth.
Hay-on-Wye, Wales

The Kingdom of Books

In 1977, an eccentric book lover formed a micronation for book lovers.
Dudley, England

The Crooked House

This pub can leave even the sober feeling slightly unsteady.