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Echuca, Australia

Echuca Wharf

A timber wharf that contributed to Echuca becoming the largest inland port in 19th-century Australia.
Robin Hood's Bay, England

The R.N.L.I Fish

This coin collecting cod is over 130 years old, and the United Kingdom's smallest listed structure.
Alpine Shire, Australia

Cresta Valley Ski Resort

This Australian ski resort was forced to close due to changing climate conditions.
North Geelong, Australia

The Sphinx Hotel

A taste of Egypt on the outskirts of Geelong.
Inverkeithing, Scotland

Forth Bridge

A remarkable feat of Victorian engineering across the Firth of Forth.
Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fiberglass fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising.
Raymond Island, Australia

Gippsland Lakes Bioluminescence

Australian Lake set aglow by Noctiluca Scintillans.
Beechworth, Australia

Woolshed Falls

This gold mine turned swimming hole is the perfect summer picnic spot immersed in nature and history.
Melbourne, Australia

The Haunted Bookshop

Occult books, tarot, oddities.
Melbourne, Australia

South Lawn Car Park

A unique underground car park that has become a popular filming location.
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
Matlock Bath, England

Masson Mill

This historic textile mill has been repurposed as a shopping outlet, which houses a textile museum that celebrates its industrial past.
Fort Yates, North Dakota

Standing Rock Monument

This stone, said to have once been a young woman, is sacred to the Dakota and Lakota nations.
Milan, Italy

Torre Velasca (Velasca Tower)

A brutalist gem towering over the heart of Milan.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
Long Beach, California

Astronaut Islands

These four islands right offshore have waterfalls, colorful lights, fancy buildings, and a secret purpose.
Santa Monica, California

Georgian Hotel

One of the first skyscrapers in Santa Monica, and a famous getaway for the Hollywood elite of then and now.
Los Angeles, California

The Magic Castle

The private clubhouse for the members of the Academy of Magical Arts.
Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Hollywood's oldest hotel is the site of the first Academy Awards, the birthplace of Marilyn Monroe's career, and the home of Montgomery Clift's ghost.
Colmar, France

Statue of Liberty, Colmar

A copy of the Statue of Liberty greets visitors to the birthplace of Auguste Bartholdi.
Como, Italy

Roman Baths of Como

This 1st-century CE Roman bath sits under a carpark.
Honolulu, Hawaii

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds can make this one scary landing.
Napier, New Zealand

Opossum World

This museum/fur store is devoted to educating guests on how awful opossums can be.