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Places visited in North Coogee, Australia
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Guarded by snakes
Tambon Phai Cham Sin, Thailand

Thailand's Biggest Buddha

The golden Buddha statue at the Wat Muang Monastery is the tallest in Thailand, and the ninth-tallest in the world.
14.5936, 100.3803
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.
21.2359, 107.6319
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.
21.0220, 105.8432
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.
21.0252, 105.8465
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.
21.0379, 105.8269
The Shepherd
Hòa Thắng, Vietnam

The White Sand Dunes of Vietnam

A desert in southeast Asia, complete with a beautiful lake covered in lotus flowers.
11.0709, 108.4277
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
11.4844, 104.9019
Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor, Cambodia.
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm

A battle between nature and architecture in the Cambodian jungle.
13.3586, 103.8626
Originally a high school, Tuol Seng was converted into a high security prison.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tuol Sleng

Khmer Rouge's high security prison.
11.5487, 104.9179
A guillotine from the war
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

War Remnants Museum

Artifacts and memories from the Vietnam war, located in a place that experienced it first hand.
10.7791, 106.6926
Cu Chi Tunnels
Nhuận Đức, Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels

A nightmare for the claustrophobic lies hidden in Southeast Asia.
11.0624, 106.5272
Dalat, Vietnam

Da Lat Crazy House

A Surreal flight of architectural fancy in Vietnam's Central Highlands.
11.9356, 108.4295
Dragon Bridge in Da Nang
Hòa Thuận Đông, Vietnam

Fire-Breathing Dragon Bridge

This bridge is embedded with a giant steel dragon that breathes fire from its mouth.
16.0516, 108.2149
The Academy of Taxidermy
Guildford, Australia

The Academy of Taxidermy

One of Australia's largest collections of preserved animals is on display in a historic theater.
-31.8994, 115.9700
Comstock Cemeteries.
Virginia City, Nevada

Comstock Cemeteries

These once-beautiful historic graveyards are set against the barren Virginia City hills.
39.3158, -119.6418
The interior of the saloon
Virginia City, Nevada

Ponderosa Saloon

Beneath a Virginia City bar is the entrance to an abandoned gold mine.
39.3098, -119.6514
Pyramid Lake
Reno, Nevada

Pyramid Lake

This Nevada lake holds not only its titular natural pyramid but if the legends are true, a number of baby ghosts as well.
40.0129, -119.5572
Standing in front of Bowers Mansion
New Washoe City, Nevada

Bowers Mansion

Historic home to one of the most famous women pioneers of the 19th century.
39.2875, -119.8374
Wave Rock
Hyden, Australia

Wave Rock

This gracefully curving formation looks like a massive wave that was suddenly turned to stone.
-32.4449, 118.8961
Gnomesville
Wellington Mill, Australia

Gnomesville

Thousands of lawn gnomes have infested this Australian roundabout.
-33.4648, 115.9106
The South Fremantle Power Station
North Coogee, Australia

The South Fremantle Power Station

The ruins of a once prosperous power station have become a mouldering seaside gem.
-32.0886, 115.7572
American Flats
Silver City, Nevada

American Flats

An abandoned cyanide mill is now a haunting magnet for graffiti and illegal parties.
39.2709, -119.6631
Ferris Wheel
Sparks, Nevada

Scheels Sporting Goods

Curiously, this large sporting goods store features 14 wax representations of American presidents.
39.5307, -119.7217
Entrance to the National Bowling Stadium, with its 80-foot bowling ball sculpture
Reno, Nevada

National Bowling Stadium

Bill Murray bowled three straight strikes here at Reno's "Taj Mahal of Tenpins."
39.5295, -119.8121