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Kuching, Malaysia

Kuching Cat Museum

2,000 feline artifacts in Malaysia's "Cat City."
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The abandoned plane.
Kuta Selatan, Indonesia

Bali's Abandoned Plane

Someone left a Boeing 737 in a field in southern Bali.
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Abandoned aircraft between leaves, Bali
Kuta, Indonesia

Bali's (Other) Abandoned Plane

The wing of this deserted Boeing 737 almost touches the Dunkin' Donuts next door.
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The airport landing strip.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
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Tillamook Air Museum
Tillamook, Oregon

Tillamook Air Museum

The largest wooden building in the world now houses a fascinating collection of aircraft.
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The H-4 Hercules, aka "Spruce Goose."
McMinnville, Oregon

The Spruce Goose

The wooden airship was the largest flying boat ever built.
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787 jet assembly.
Mukilteo, Washington

Future of Flight Aviation Center

A rare tour of a commercial jet assembly plant, held inside one of the largest buildings in the world.
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The original Air Force One.
Riverside, Ohio

SAM 26000

You can walk through the first Boeing Air Force One, which famously carried JFK's casket from Dallas back to D.C.
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Project Mercury - John Glenn Handprints
Titusville, Florida

American Space Museum

The unique collection includes bronze cast handprints of some of America's most famous astronauts.
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The Spirit of Santa Monica
Santa Monica, California

Spirit of Santa Monica DC-3

"The only replacement for a DC-3 is another DC-3."
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The Apollo 1 crew jokingly showing their faith in the craft.
Cape Canaveral, Florida

Launch Complex 34

This abandoned NASA launch site is now a memorial to a trio of astronauts who were killed there.
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Little Joe II rocket, the largest ever to be launched from New Mexico
Alamogordo, New Mexico

New Mexico Museum of Space History

Home of the International Space Hall of Fame.
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Exterior view of the Vehicle Assembly Building.
Titusville, Florida

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building

A building so large that it has its own weather.
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The Endeavour docked in space
Los Angeles, California

Space Shuttle Endeavour

The final resting place of a space program monolith.
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Cave where the remains of Homo floresiensis were found.
Boawae, Indonesia

Liang Bua cave

Real-life "hobbit" cave in Flores, Indonesia.
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Ruteng, Indonesia

Spider Web Rice Fields

The unique design was created by the traditional way communal rice paddies were divided up among the indigenous people.
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Kuang Si Waterfalls
Laos

Kuang Si Waterfalls

This tiered waterfall is so pretty it may cause visitors to cry tears of their own.
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B-52 Wreckage in Huu Tiep Lake
Hanoi, Vietnam

B-52 Wreckage

Monument to a brutal, ineffectual US bombing campaign and a sobering reminder of the human cost of the Vietnam War.
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Hanoi, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Ho Chi Minh's perfectly preserved body has been on display here since 1975.
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Mannequin prisoners shackled in the French Colonial section of Hỏa Lò Prison.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hỏa Lò Prison

The notorious "Hanoi Hilton" where Vietnamese colonial subjects and later American POWs, including John McCain, were imprisoned.
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Diesel train coming down the train tracks through a narrow street in Hanoi.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi's Train Street

Twice a day a speeding train passes only inches from the homes of this residential neighborhood.
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Plain of Jars site 1.
Phonsavan, Laos

Plain of Jars

Believed to have once stored either human remains or rice wine, thousands of mysterious stone jars lie in ruin.
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The interior of Hang Sung Sot.
tt. Cái Rồng, Vietnam

Hang Sung Sot

Ha Long Bay's "Cave of Surprises" houses a popular phallic rock formation.
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Massive bomb remnants outside Craters (Flickr/Paul Carson / Embikei Images)
Phonsavan, Laos

Craters Restaurant

Eat a meal surrounded by bomb fragments.
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