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Montevideo, Uruguay

Fuente de los Candados

Where sweethearts leave their love locks in the Uruguayan capital.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Castillo Pittamiglio

A replica of a famous Greek statue adorns the front of the unusual home of architect and alchemist Humberto Pittamiglio.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Café Brasilero

The oldest café in Montevideo preserves its history as the city's bohemian hub.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Teatro Solís

This beautiful example of neoclassical architecture is one of Uruguay's most treasured cultural gems.
Montevideo, Uruguay

Palacio Salvo

The design of the Palacio Salvo has been described as "a lighthouse on top of a building."
Montevideo, Uruguay

Mausoleo de Artigas

The remains of Uruguayan hero José Artigas lie beneath a monument in Montevideo’s main square.
Brasília, Brazil

Cathedral of Brasília

A stunning Catholic cathedral built by a curve-loving communist in Brazil’s newly created capital.
Brasília, Brazil

Árvore dos Desejos (Wish Tree)

Brasilia's oldest newsstand is sheltered by a wish-granting tunnel-tree.
Bartow, Florida

Wonder House

Given just one more year to live, Conrad Schuck built his dream house in Bartow, Florida.
Maitland, Florida

Art & History Museums of Maitland

This historical art colony is adorned with thousands of hand-carved concrete sculptures in the Mayan Revival style.
Sanford, Florida

I-4 Dead Zone

This stretch of highway is said to be haunted by ghosts of settlers whose graves were paved over.
Opa-locka, Florida

Opa-Locka City Hall

America's only city hall with minarets took architectural cues from Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
Winter Haven, Florida

Jack Browns Seaplane Base

The world's 2nd or 3rd or 4th busiest seaplane base.
Celebration, Florida

Mickey Pylon

Electrical pylon in the shape of Disney's beloved mouse.
Port Orange, Florida

The Last Resort Bar

Where serial killer Aileen Wuornos drank her last beer.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida

DC-7 at Epic Flight Academy

An aviation relic that made coast-to-coast travel possible.
Tampa, Florida

Odyssey 2001 'Spaceship'

The strip club's VIP lounge is actually a rare repurposed Futuro House.
Lakeland, Florida

Lakeland Antique Mall

If you ever wanted to own an actual piece of Disney World, this is the place to shop.
Orlando, Florida

Jack Kerouac House

The humble home where the famous beat author lived briefly and wrote one of his most famous works.
Lakeland, Florida

The Polk Theatre

A historical landmark that has been a central hub of entertainment since 1928.
Lakeland, Florida

Publix Cake Water Tower

A towering, steel behemoth that has graced the skyline of Lakeland, Florida since the early 1980s.
Sarasota, Florida

Circus Ring of Fame

The hall of fame for circus performers.
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum

One of the oldest, tallest, and most haunted lighthouses in America.
Orlando, Florida

'The Traveler'

If you don't look closely, you might mistake this sculpture for just another passenger waiting at the airport.