27 January 2020

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Sanquhar Post Office

The Sanquhar Post Office (Sanquhar, Scotland)

Established in 1712, just five years after the unification of Scotland and England, the oldest functioning post office in the world is located on the High Street in Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Since opening

The Bakersfield Fox Theater

The Historic Fox Theater (Bakersfield, California)

Opened on Christmas Day, 1930, The Fox Theater in downtown Bakersfield, California, most commonly referred to as the Fox, is a historic performing arts and community events center. With events ranging from ballet to contemporary

Texas Legation

Texas Legation (London, England)

There was a point in time when Texas was more than a state, something the people of Texas will remind people from any other state in the United States. There is one thing that Texas

Pabst Mansion

The Pabst Mansion (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

As a testament to America’s Gilded Age, the stately home of Captain Frederick and Maria Pabst has survived as a symbol of American entrepreneurship since 1892. Designed by George Bowman Ferry and Alfred Charles Clas,

The Big Iron

Flat Iron Sculpture (Asheville, North Carolina)

Created by artist Reed Todd in 1997, the Flat Iron Sculpture in Asheville, North Carolina is conveniently positioned across from the city’s famous 1926 Flat Iron Building. Loved by locals and tourists alike, Todd’s sculpture

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Sites Around the World

  • The Flavian Amphitheater, more commonly known simply as The Colosseum, is located in the center of Rome, Italy and is the largest amphitheater ever built.  It is difficult to go to Rome and not see ...
  • Fort Worth, Texas Water Gardens
    Designed by New York architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, The Fort Worth Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering wonder as well as a highly visited (especially in the summer months) water feature in the heart of Fort ...
  • Marble Arch
    Designed in 1827 by famed architect John Nash as the state entrance to the cour d’honneur of Buckingham Palace, the Marble Arch is one of the most fittingly named roadside attractions in the world.  Literally an ...
  • Founded in 1597, Paraty was formally established as a town by Portuguese colonizers in 1667.  A short drive from the most populated cities, located on the Costa Verde, Paraty offers lush mountains, beautiful beaches, art ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Thermal Springs of Pamukkale
    Made of white limestone and travertine terraces, the thermal springs in the Denizili Province of southwestern Turkey are the world’s most famous hot springs.  Since classical antiquity people have been drawn to the thermal springs ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stonehenge, officially known as ‘Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites’, located in Wiltshire, England is a prehistoric monument that consists of a ring of standing stones.  Archaeologists believe that Stonehenge was constructed between 3000-2000 BC but ...
  • The Great Wall of China winding its way up a hill
    The Great Wall of China is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and with its 13,171 miles (21,196 km) of length is actually a series of fortifications, earth mounds, and small connecting ...

Bridges

Historic Landmarks

Amazing Sculptures

  • 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 ...
  • Large Metal Glasses
    Contemporary art is sometimes found in the most unlikely of places, and while it’s often designed to stand on its own, apart from the rest of the world, that’s not always the case. Located on ...
  • Inspired by liquid mercury, Cloud Gate often called “The Bean” is a public sculpture designed by British artist Anish Kapoor.   The crowning jewel of Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, Cloud Gate looks as if it ...
  • The Closing Era
    Designed by Preston Powers, son of nationally famous sculptor Hiram Powers, “The Closing Era” at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver depicts a Native American triumphantly standing over a fallen bison. The artwork was created ...