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Yeal, Australia

The Leaning Tower of Gingin

The world's "leaniest" tower encourages you to test the gravity of its situation.
Two Rocks, Australia

Atlantis Marine Park

Abandoned marine theme park creates a difficult experiment in dolphin rewilding.
Mundaring, Australia

Goldfields Water Supply Scheme

An engineering masterpiece, or “Scheme of Madness?”
Kalamunda, Australia

The Bibbulmun Track

A beautiful hike through national parks, forests and beaches in Western Australia.
Guildford, Australia

The Academy of Taxidermy

One of Australia's largest collections of preserved animals is on display in a historic theater.
North Coogee, Australia

The South Fremantle Power Station

The ruins of a once prosperous power station have become a mouldering seaside gem.
Wagin, Australia

Giant Ram

Everything about this over-size novelty animal is huge including its testicles.
San Francisco, California

Palace of Fine Arts

The last remaining relic of San Francisco's glittering 1915 Panama Pacific Exposition.
San Francisco, California

The Wave Organ

A huge musical instrument played by the ocean.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Isa Lake

The only natural lake in the world that drains into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Tooele, Utah

Saltair

This concert pavilion on the shore of the Great Salt Lake has been destroyed by fire, water, and disinterest but keeps coming back.
Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Manchac Swamp Bridge

The third longest water bridge in the world, constructed over a supposedly haunted swamp in Louisiana.
Atlanta, Georgia

CDC Museum

Tour the sci-fi-esque reality of governmental disease management.
Buffalo, New York

William McKinley Assassination Plaque

The site of William McKinley's tragic assassination is only marked by an underwhelming boulder.
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Efteling Sprookjesbos

This fairy tale forest hides scenes from some of the more obscure and bizarre Western nursery stories.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Cricqueville-en-Bessin, France

Pointe du Hoc

A daring D-Day assault by U.S. Army Rangers is commemorated atop the high cliffs of this strategic point.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Ettal, Germany

Linderhof Palace

A small but immensely extravagant palace built by the "Night King."
Gumeracha, Australia

The Toy Factory

A Giant Rocking Horse in Adelaide, Australia.
Adelaide, Australia

South Australian Museum

The largest collection of Indigenous Australian artifacts in the world, and the rare museum where wood-and-glass cabinets have trumped interactive exhibits.
Cervantes, Australia

The Pinnacles

Alien rock formations grown from the sands of an Australian national park.
Yallabatharra, Australia

Principality of Hutt River

A micronation of epic proportions.
Wittenoom, Australia

Wittenoom

A town whose main resource was blue asbestos... what could possibly go wrong?