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Napier, New Zealand

Napier Prison

New Zealand's oldest prison holds a dark history and the scars of a deadly earthquake.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds and a short landing strip make this one of the scariest runways in the world.
Auckland, New Zealand

Symonds Street Cemetery

One of Auckland's oldest cemeteries was partially demolished during the construction of a major highway in the 1960s. 
Auckland, New Zealand

Browns Island

This quiet island in the middle of a bustling city is actually a volcano dotted with Māori ruins.
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Dark Sky Project

Home to some of the world’s darkest skies, this project blends ancient Māori culture with world-class astro tourism.
Ashburton Lakes, New Zealand

Mount Sunday

Edoras, capital city of Rohan in Lord of the Rings, once sat atop this isolated New Zealand mountain.
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

A perfect turquoise lake colored with glacier dust.
Matamata, New Zealand

Hobbiton

The real life Hobbiton, this sheep farm has been forever transformed since being built for The Hobbit film series.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
Te Pahu, New Zealand

Toothbrush Fence

Hundreds of toothbrushes hang from a wire fence along a quiet New Zealand road.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Puponga, New Zealand

Farewell Spit

This deadly little sliver of beach has seen hundreds of whales beach themselves over the years.
Kawakawa, New Zealand

Hundertwasser Toilets

Modern art meets modern convenience in possibly the world's most architecturally important public bathroom.
Castle Hill, New Zealand

Castle Hill

The Dalai Lama named this New Zealand landscape the "Spiritual Center of the Universe."
Muriwai, New Zealand

Muriwai Gannet Colony

New Zealand's west coast is one of the best places in the world to view these large seabirds.
Auckland, New Zealand

Maungawhau (Mount Eden)

The platform atop this verdant volcano was built with the help of a royal elephant.
Taroona, Australia

Taroona Shot Tower

The world's tallest shot tower—maybe.
Öjebyn, Sweden

Paltzerian

A tiny village is home to the world's only diner completely devoted to the many varieties of traditional Swedish dumplings.
Donaueschingen, Germany

Donauquelle

The great Danube river starts here.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Brock's Monument

This seemingly cursed monument is dedicated to one of Canada's great war heroes.
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Broughton, Nova Scotia

The remains of an attempt to carve a thriving metropolis from the forest, and once home to the first revolving door in North America.