1 April 2020

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R.E.M. Murmer Railroad Trestle

R.E.M. Murmur Railroad Trestle (Athens, Georgia)

An otherwise ordinary railroad trestle in Athens, Georgia that should have been destroyed decades ago has become an important landmark and tourist attraction thanks to being featured on the back cover of the 1983 R.E.M.

Storelgen

Storelgen (Stor-Elvdal, Norway)

Storelgen, more commonly known as the Big Elk, is despite its 34 feet of height, not the world’s largest sculpture of a moose. Though it briefly held that title, it is currently outpaced by only

Sobrino de Botín

Sobrino de Botín (Madrid, Spain)

Sobrino de Botín, the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the world has been serving the fine people of Madrid, Spain since 1725. The famous Spanish restaurant was founded by Jean Botin, a Frenchman, and has

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Sites Around the World

  • Rusting trucks of Jerome, Arizona
    High above the desert floor, Jerome, Arizona is an old mining town. With renovated old buildings and plenty of ruins from days passed the ghost town has turned into a blossoming tourist attraction and day-trip ...
  • Home to the government of California, the California State Capitol building located in Sacramento, California is an example of neoclassical architecture.  Listed with the National Register of Historic Places since 1973, and as a California ...
  • Wave Rock in Hyden, Western Australia
    Wave Rock is a natural rock formation with one of the most descriptive names an international attraction could possibly have. It is literally a long piece of rock that looks quite like a wave. The ...
  • The Orloj is one of the most famous and most recognizable of The World’s Oldest Clocks, and is located in the old town square in Prague, Czech Republic. Built in 1410, it is one of ...

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 ...
  • One of the most recognizable sites in the entire country, the Sydney Opera House was designed by Danish Architect Jørn Ulzon and opened on 20 October 1973.  The work was sanctioned by the government of ...
  • 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 ...
  • High above the Sacred Valley and tucked away from prying eyes for hundreds of years, Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca citadel that sits on a mountain ridge 7970 feet ( 2,430m) above sea ...

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Women's Table at Yale
    The Women’s Table at Yale was designed by Maya Lin, the famous alumni best known for designing the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington in 1982, and is the most visible sign of the commemoration of ...
  • Chief Kyan Totem Pole in Ketchikan, Alaska
    With more than 80 in the city, the largest collection of totem poles in the world is found in Ketchikan, Alaska between Totem Bright State Historical Park, Saxman Native American Village, and the Totem Heritage ...