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Monument Monday: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Things'll get better by the Cape of Good Hope.

Monument Monday: Petra in Jordan

Heading to Jordan? Save 5 days to explore Petra at least.
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Monument Monday: Manneken-Pis in Brussels

The Manneken-Pis monument in Brussels, Belgium translates to "Little Man Pee." The famous statue is located in the Rue de l'Étuve/Stoofstraat and Rue du...

Monument Monday: Uluru in Northern Territory, Australia

Also known as Ayer's Rock, the Urulu  in Northern Territory, Australia, is a sandstone rock located in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, just an...

Monument Monday: Bassin de Neptune in Versailles, France

For this edition of Monument Monday we are shining a light on Neptune's fountain at the Palace of Versailles in France. The Palace of...

Washington Square Arch in New York, New York

Photo via tumblr The Washington Square Arch, also known as the Washington Arch, is a triumphal arch situated at the north end of Washington Square...
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Monument Monday: El Ángel de la Independencia

Feliz cinco de Mayo! For this installment of Monument Monday, we're celebrating the history of Mexico by featuring El Ángel de la Independencia, or...
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Monument Monday: Admiralty Island, Alaska

Home to the Tlingit people for centuries and to the brown bear even longer, Admiralty Island spans across nearly a million acres of old...

Monument Monday: National Monument of Scotland

The National Monument of Scotland is our Monument Monday this week. You can add it to your bucket list now.
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Monument Monday: The Geographical Center of North America?

(Photo via jaunted) Rugby, North Dakota, founded in 1886, is a a small town that prides itself on being "the geographical center of North America."...
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Monument Monday: Padrão dos Descobrimentos in Portugal

Photo via Olhares The Padrão dos Descobrimentos, or Monument to the Discoveries, is located in Lisbon, Portugal on the banks of the Tagus River right where...
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Monument Monday: Royal Alcázar of Seville, Spain

Photo via Wikipedia  Walking through the Royal Alcázar Palace of Seville, Spain is like walking through the hard evidence of the city's historical evolution. Art and...
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Monument Monday: Il Vittoriano of Rome

This beautiful marble structure in the historical city center of Rome, Italy has many names. Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland),  Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele...
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Monument Monday: Heroes’ Square, Budapest, Hungary

(Photo via tumblr) Heroes' Square, Hősök tere in Hungarian, is most famous for its statue complex, the Millennium Memorial. The complex was completed in 1900, and named Heroes'...