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Annaberg Sugar Mill, St. John, US Virgin Islands

The Annaberg Sugar Mill was one of 25 active sugar producing factories on St. John. The Annaberg Plantation is now protected by the Virgin Islands National Park and are open to the public.

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2012 Greenwich Concours D’Elegance

Listed in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, Greenwich is unique, in that it is actually two concours, back-to-back. Saturday’s Concours Americana is exclusively for American makes, while Sunday’s Concours International is exclusively for imported marques. In addition, the Greenwich Concours is also the site of a major auction by Bonhams of significant collectors’ cars and automobilia from the collections of several prominent collectors.

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Nyhaven, Copenhagen, Denmark

The 17th century waterfront, canal and entertainment district is lined by brightly colored 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants and serves as a “heritage harbor” to many historical wooden ships.

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Fredrikstad Fortress Walls

A tunnel and storage shed are set into the walls of the Fredrikstad fortress which was built in 1666 to protect against a Swedish invasion. It looks more like a scene from the Shire in ‘Lord of the Rings’ to me.

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Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway

Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo, the capital of Norway. It has also been used as a prison.

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