13 October 2019

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Fremont Troll

The Fremont Troll (Seattle, Washington)

Hiding underneath a bridge is pretty much exactly where you’d expect to find a troll, but the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington raised the bar on Halloween in 1990 when they unveiled an 18 foot

Imagine Mosaic Memorial

Imagine Mosaic (Manhattan, New York)

Designated as a Quiet Zone in the New York City’s Central Park, the Imagine Memorial Mosaic was created by Italian craftsmen and given as a gift by the city of Naples, Italy. Based on a

Dewar's Candy Bakersfield

Dewar’s Candy (Bakersfield, California)

Originally known as The Chocolate Shop, Dewar’s Candy in Bakersfield, California, was started 1909 by the brothers James H., and George Dewar. Dewar’s Candy has survived in its current location, as a family owned business

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Sites Around the World

  • 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 ...
  • The Big Chicken
    Kentucky Fried Chicken is not generally known for their unique restaurant design, but in Marietta, Georgia The Big Chicken is definitely unique.  Built in 1963, as Johnny Reb’s Chick, Chuck and Shake, the 56 foot ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • 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 ...
  • Off the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia at over 120 km, Fraser Island in the largest sand island in the world. Famous for its ribbons of colored sand, rocky cliffs, and freshwater pools this island ...
  • Brihadishwara Temple
    Most commonly refereed to as simply  The Big Temple, Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, India, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Brihadeeswarar Temple (sometimes spelled Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil) was built by Raja ...
  • 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 ...

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Historic Landmarks

Amazing Sculptures

  •   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 ...
  • Cadillac Ranch
    There are a few things that make Amarillo, Texas a special place, and chiefly among them is definitely Cadillac Ranch.  The internationally recognized roadside attraction and art instillation was created by San Francisco residents Chip ...
  • Neptune's Fountain
    Neptune’s Fountain, at the end of Schönbrunn Garden at Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, sits at the head of a water reservoir established in 1776. The famous fountain built under the direction of Johann Wilhelm ...
  • 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 ...