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Cobá Mayan Ruins (Mexico) – In Another Minute (312)

The Cobá Mayan ruins are the remains of an ancient Mayan city on the Yucatán Peninsula in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Cobá is located just 27 miles (44 km) north-west of Tulum, which I…

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Cañon City and Florence – In A Colorado Minute (308)

Cañon City and Florence are two charming old towns east of the Rocky Mountains, in Fremont County, Colorado. Cañon City and Florence were both established around 1860. The remaining buildings from the late…

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Royal Gorge Bridge – In A Colorado Minute (Week 300)

The Royal Gorge Bridge, in Colorado, is the highest bridge in America and was the highest bridge in the world until 2001, and the highest suspension bridge until 2003. In both cases, the…

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St. Augustine Lighthouse (Florida) – In Another Minute (Week 290)

St. Augustine, in Northern Florida, is the site of the oldest permanent aid to navigation in North America, starting with a Spanish watchtower built in the 1500s. The present St. Augustine Lighthouse stands…

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Chichén Itzá – World Wonder (Mexico) – In Another Minute (262)

Chichén Itzá on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico was a large pre-Columbian Mayan city. The collection of remaining buildings is a UNESCO World Heritage site. And the large pyramid El Castillo has been…

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Bingham Hill Cemetery – In A Colorado Minute (Week 258)

Bingham Hill Cemetery (between Fort Collins and Laporte, Colorado) may or may not be a haunted cemetery. It is definitely an unusual pioneer graveyard. Established around 1862, it originally held mostly unmarked grave…

Crazy Horse Memorial (South Dakota) – In Another Minute (Week 247)

Crazy Horse Memorial, near Custer, South Dakota, is a huge work-in-progress mountain sculpture of Oglala Lakota warrior Crazy Horse… riding a horse. A similar creative endeavor to the four presidents’ faces on Mount Rushmore…

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Mount Rushmore (South Dakota) – In Another Minute (Week 246)

Mount Rushmore, in the Black Hills of South Dakota, features the faces of four United States presidents (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln) carved into the granite of the mountain….

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