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Los Angeles, California

Museum of Tolerance

A multimedia experience that chronicles the atrocities of racism.
Los Angeles, California

Screen Novelties

This LA animation studio is keeping the wonder of stop motion puppetry alive.
Los Angeles, California

John Sowden House

Most famous work of one of Frank Lloyd Wright's sons.
Los Angeles, California

Idle Hour

The programmatic glory of LA's giant whiskey barrel building has become an upscale reminder of the city's kitschy roadside past.
Los Angeles, California

The El Segundo Butterfly Preserve

A ghost town at the airport is now a refuge for blue butterflies.
Los Angeles, California

Galco's Soda Pop Stop

Shop selling 500 flavors of soda has something for everyone.
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

Free Spirit Spheres

Sleep snuggled in a sphere suspended atop the forest canopy of Vancouver Island.
Nottingham, England

The Lost Caves

Hidden in a grotto 26 feet below Nottingham's oldest hotel, this stylish subterranean drinking den is notoriously hard to find.
Truckee, California

Donner Pass Summit Tunnels

The now-abandoned tunnels were built for the transcontinental railroad on the route where the first wagon train entered California.
Wiltshire, England

Longleat Hedge Maze

The longest hedge maze in the world.
Jiuquan, China

Mogao Caves

Hundreds of caves filled with thousands of centuries-old statues and murals.
Laem Sak, Thailand

Archipelago Cinema

This floating cinema brings new meaning to the phrase "going out" to the movies.
Tambon Ao Nang, Thailand

Chicken Island

This nugget of paradise earned its name for obvious reasons.
Bangkok, Thailand

Erawan Shrine

A shrine built to combat the bad karma of a commercial venture.
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok Airplane Graveyard

Derelict airplane bodies serve as both home and income for three Thai families.
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok's Ghost Tower: The Sathorn Unique

On stormy days debris from this unfinished and abandoned skyscraper rains down on the Bangkok streets.
Lord Howe Island, Australia

Lord Howe Island's Time

In a strange timezone anomaly, Daylight Saving Time here sets the clocks forward just 30 minutes.
Fraser Island, Australia

SS Maheno

WWI hospital ship lost in a cyclone turns up on the coast of Fraser Island, where she remains rusted and forgotten.
Australia

The Stromatolites of Hamelin Pool

Living fossils in this remote Australian bay provide a glimpse of what Earth might have looked 3.5 billion years ago.
Cervantes, Australia

The Pinnacles

Alien rock formations grown from the sands of an Australian national park.
Royal National Park, Australia

Wedding Cake Rock

A sparkling sandstone cliffside that's worth a visit while it still exists.
Shoreham, Australia

Ashcombe Maze

Australia's largest traditional hedge maze featuring the Great Gnome Hunt.
Tasman Island, Australia

Cape Pillar Sea Cliffs

The tallest sea cliffs on the Southern Hemisphere are a climber's worst nightmare.
Fraser Island, Australia

Lake McKenzie

The only pollutant in the clear blue water is sunscreen.