22 May 2024

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West Kern Oil Museum

West Kern Oil Museum (Taft, California)

When people outside California think about the San Joaquin Valley (which they rarely do), it’s often farms that fill their minds. While there are plenty of farms here, this inland region of California is also

Giant Artichoke in Castroville, California

Giant Artichoke (Castroville, California)

Naturally low expectations are not unexpected for a restaurant that attracts tourists with a giant artichoke, but there’s a rich farming history behind Castroville, California’s Giant Artichoke. It was Spanish settlers who originally brought artichokes

Shoes on the Danube Bank

Shoes on the Danube Bank (Budapest, Hungary)

Located on the Pest side of the Danube Promenade, about 300 meters (980 ft) south of the Hungarian Parliament, Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial sculpture in Budapest, Hungary. Conceived by film director

Spam Museum

The Spam Museum (Austin, Minnesota)

Austin, Minnesota is home to a special museum dedicated to one particular brand of canned precooked meat. The museum’s first home at Austin’s Oak Park Mall opened as the Hormel Foods First Century Museum in

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Sites Around the World

  • If giant bells are your thing, the Tsar Bell is an absolute must see. The Tsar Bell, also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol, the Tsar Kolokol III, and the Royal Bell, is a 6.14 meter tall ...
  • The water-filled caldera and westernmost volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes Quilotoa hasn’t erupted in over 800 years and has turned into one of the most beautiful hiking spots in all of Ecuador.  After a dormant ...
  • The Little Mermaid
    The Little Mermaid (Den lille Havfrue) is a 1.25 metres (4.1 ft) tall, 175 kilogram (385 lb) bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, at the water’s edge along the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark. With more than a million ...
  • Anson Opera House built in 1907
    Built in 1907 by A.W. Johnson and Dr. D. Williams, with contractor Thomas Vetch, the Anson Opera House stands as a Texas Historic Landmark, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Uluru
    Uluru, formerly known to much of the world as Ayers Rock, is a giant sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia.  The area around the formation is home ...
  • Stari Most, the Old Bridge
    Widely considered to be one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans, Stari Most, commonly referred to as the Old Bridge, was an Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in ...
  • The Walls of Ávila
    The Walls of Ávila, in central Spain are a well known and widely recognized symbol of the city, and it is highly likely that they are the main reason Ávila is one of the most ...
  • Chichen Itza
    Located in the eastern portion of Yucatán state in Mexico, the ruins of Chichen Itza stand as the single greatest example of Mayan architecture. This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centers of the Yucatán ...

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Amazing Sculptures

  • The city of Pompeii was once a bustling city on a hill just across from the modern city of Naples.  Along with Herculaneum and many small villages in the surrounding area, Pompeii was destroyed by ...
  • Transcendence Sculpture in Portland, Oregon
    Portland, Oregon is somewhat known for being a refuge of sorts for people looking to leave an artistic impact on the world, making the sculpture Transcendence fit right in. Fittingly located in the brickwork at ...
  • LOVE at Love park
    Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture permanently resides at the John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and has become such a symbol of the park that it’s most commonly referred to as Love Park.  Made of ...
  • Bamahenge
    In a clearing of pine trees some 600 feet (183 meters) from the entrance to a marina on the Gulf Coast of Elberta, Alabama, there is a remarkably unrealistic recreation of the world famous ancient ...