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Alamosa, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

When eco-systems collide in the arid southwest.
37.7360, -105.6390
Gator wrestling classes!
Mosca, Colorado

Colorado Gators Reptile Park

The world's only reptile park to offer gator wrestling classes, located in a state with no gators.
37.7060, -105.8700
Noah Purifoy Outdoor Desert Art Museum
Joshua Tree, California

Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Desert Art Museum

10 acres of "Environmental Sculptures" in the Mojave desert.
34.1961, -116.2947
Krblin Jihn Kabin
Joshua Tree, California

Krblin Jihn Kabin

Story of the restricted, but still evocative, world of a remarkable man in the High Desert of Southern California.
34.1471, -116.2998
Hicksville Trailer Palace
Joshua Tree, California

Hicksville Trailer Palace

An eclectic trailer park retreat in the middle of the California desert.
34.1347, -116.3131
Lourdes' Grotto
Mar del Plata, Argentina

Lourdes' Grotto

A grotto replicating one of the world's most famed Marian apparitions sits across the ocean from the original.
-38.0390, -57.5534
Lujan Zoo
Luján, Argentina

Lujan Zoo

Lions, tigers, and bears are all lethargically available to pet, hug, and ride in this suspect Argentinian zoo.
-34.5802, -59.0174
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Parque de la Memoria - Memory Park

A memorial to the victims of Argentina's "Dirty War."
-34.5456, -58.4380
Artists display their wares along Caminito.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Caminito

A bright little alley in La Boca is a part of tango history.
-34.6393, -58.3627
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Recoleta Cemetery

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
-34.5886, -58.3925
El Ateneo Grand Splendid.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
-34.5958, -58.3941
Xochicalco, Mexico

Xochicalco Pyramids

Pyramids in an ancient Mayan city where you can see remnants of people's day to day life.
18.7872, -99.2994
(Flickr/Riku Kettunen)
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works.
19.3102, -99.1429
Quetzalcoatl’s Nest
Naucalpan, Mexico

Quetzalcoatl’s Nest

An Aztec snake god has taken the material form of an apartment complex.
19.4793, -99.2792
Diego and Frida's houses, connected by a bridge
Mexico City, Mexico

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo House Studio Museum

The famous artist couple lived and worked here, in two different houses separated by a bridge.
19.3496, -99.1973
Trotsky's tomb at the Museo Casa de León Trotsky
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Casa de León Trotsky

A museum in the former home of Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
19.3577, -99.1596
México City, Mexico

Chapultepec Castle

The only castle in North America to ever house actual sovereigns.
19.4204, -99.1819
Mexico City, Mexico

Cafebreria El Pendulo

Part bookstore, part cafe, and part forest.
19.4333, -99.2000
Can of floor and furniture wax
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo del Objeto del Objeto

At a museum of everyday objects, it is the act of collecting that is really on display.
19.4203, -99.1593
Santa Muerte
Mexico City, Mexico

Santuario Nacional del Angel de la Santa Muerte

A church dedicated to the Mexican skeleton saint.
19.4361, -99.1221
Main courtyard at Casa Xochiquetza (Daniel Mendez Fotoperiodista)
Mexico City, Mexico

Casa Xochiquetzal

Mexico City's sex worker community center.
19.4271, -99.1276
Cuauhtémoc, Mexico

Museo de la Medicina Mexicana

A scientific repository of goiters, boils and other ailments throughout Mexican history.
19.4379, -99.1335
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.
40.7392, -74.0083
Sunlight beams into the Cenote (Flickr/soyignatius)
Dzitnup, Mexico

Cenote Xkeken

These azure waters were thought to lead to the Mayan Underworld.
20.6617, -88.2435