8 March 2021

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UFO Landing Pad

UFO Landing Pad (St. Paul, Alberta)

Located in the center of the northeast region of Alberta, the St. Paul town motto “A People Kind of Place!” seems strangely out of tune with the fact that they have the Official World’s First

The Old Fresno Water Tower

Old Fresno Water Tower (Fresno, California)

Completed in November of 1894, the Old Fresno Water Tower, designed by Chicago architect George Washington Maher is a historic water tower listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One of Fresno’s most distinctive

World's Largest Beaver

World’s Largest Beaver (Beaverlodge, Alberta)

In July 2004, the northwestern Alberta town of Beaverlodge unveiled a three-meter high beaver, known unimaginatively as the Beaverlodge Beaver, to mark its 75th anniversary. Located just off of Highway 43 in a small park

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Sites Around the World

  • The Great Barrier Reef
    The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system and single structure.  Located off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the reef system is composed of more than 2,900 individual reefs and encompasses more ...
  • 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 ...
  • San Juan del Sur
    For several years now San Juan del Sur, on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua has been a getaway for savvy travelers looking for inexpensive beach vacations and perfect, gently rolling surf.  With lots of things ...
  • Helen, Georgia is a little replica of a Bavarian alpine city located in the Appalachians rather than the Alps.  The design was mandated through zoning regulations adopted in 1969 and turned this former declining logging ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • St Basil's Cathedral
    Located on the edge of Red Square and just a stones throw from the Moscow River, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one of the most recognized churches in the world, second only to St Peter’s Basilica ...
  • 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 ...
  • Petra, Jordan
    Famous for its rock cut architecture and advanced water conduit system, Petra is a historical city and archaeological site in Jordan.  Inhabited since prehistoric times, Petra served as an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt, and ...
  • 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 ...

Bridges

Historic Landmarks

Amazing Sculptures

  • Entrance to the Coral Castle
    Created by the eccentric Latvian American Edward Leedskalnin (1887–1951), the Coral Castle in Homestead, Florida is one of the roadside attractions of legend.  The oolite limestone structure is entirely gated and bizarre beyond explanation.  Leedskalnin ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Garces Circle
    Anybody that has spent time in a small town knows that directions are often given by landmarks rather than streets. Bakersfield, California, despite having a population greater than Iceland is not unlike many other small ...