14 June 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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  • Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital ...
  • Devils Marbles
    In a part of the world known for extraordinary landscapes, it seems that all rocks are not created equal. The Devils Marbles, dozens of large granitic boulders that make up part of the Karlu Karlu/Devils ...
  • Perhaps one of the highlights of a Bolivian adventure, Isla del Sol is a large island with several traditional communities completely surrounded by Lake Titicaca.  The Inca mythical birthplace of Manco Cápac, a son of the ...
  • Budapest was never a city that held tightly to the communist ideals of moderation or humility.  It was more the beer drinking, rock-n-roll obsessed cousin that came to all the family gatherings but was always ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • 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 ...
  • The Great Wall of China winding its way up a hill
    The Great Wall of China is one of The New7Wonders 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 walls rather ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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  •   The Statue of Liberty (French: La Liberté éclairant le monde), was a gift to the United States from the people of France and was dedicated on 28, October, 1886. The statue itself is technically called ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, the first President of the United States and once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.  Due east of ...
  • Toy Soldiers in Toronto
    The Monument to the War of 1812, or as it’s more commonly known, Toy Soldiers, is a large public sculpture in Toronto, Ontario. Situated in the CityPlace neighborhood adjacent to Fort York, Toy Soldiers was ...