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The lake is 90 degrees and acid and would kill any swimmer
Banyuputih, Indonesia

Kawah Ijen

Think you have a tough job? Try carrying 200 kilos through a cloud of sulfur down the side of a volcano.
-8.0580, 114.2420
(WikiCommons)
Magelang, Indonesia

Borobudur

Hundreds of Buddhas in a re-discovered Indonesian temple.
-7.4813, 110.2138
The Observatory
Bristol, England

The Observatory & Camera Obscura

The Bristol Camera Obscura housed in an ancient windmill.
51.4577, -2.6237
Sky Tower
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
-36.8481, 174.7627
Tufa tower on south shore of Mono Lake
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
38.0165, -119.0093
Yosemite National Park, California

Indian Village of the Ahwahnee

A glimpse into the lives of the the Miwok and Paiute people in Yosemite National Park.
37.7486, -119.5881
Merzouga, Morocco

Erg Chebbi

God's Saharan sandbox of wrath.
31.0992, -4.0117
Essaouira, Morocco

Tide Pools of Essaouira

Vast stretch of tide-pools with a unique Moroccan charm.
31.5131, -9.7697
Inside the Todra Gorge
Province de Tinghir, Morocco

Todra Gorge

One of the most spectacular canyons in the world.
31.5902, -5.5946
Aït Ben Haddou, Morocco

Kasbah Aït Benhaddou

A fortified city is home to a remaining population of eight families.
31.0471, -7.1305
Volubilis - Capitole
Meknes, Morocco

Volubilis Archaeological Site

Mosaics, storks, and brothels—this ancient city has it all.
34.0711, -5.5536
Tambon Tha Kradan, Thailand

Erawan Cascading Waterfalls and Caves

A limestone wonderland of water and subterranean secrets.
14.3611, 99.1429
Thai Ban, Thailand

Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm

60,000 hungry jaws await at the world's largest crocodile collection containing, among other exhibits, a reptilian freakshow.
13.5725, 100.5983
Superheroes made of condoms.
Bangkok, Thailand

Cabbages & Condoms

A condom-covered Thai restaurant that is more concerned with birth control than food.
13.7291, 100.6015
Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relic)

One of Bangkok's oldest temples and home to Thailand's largest monastic order.
14.3692, 100.5877
Bangkok, Thailand

Giant Swing

For centuries young Thai men used this Giant Swing as a slingshot to heaven.
13.7518, 100.5012
Many of the phalluses are adorned with garlands of flowers and have coins scattered at their bases
Bangkok, Thailand

Goddess Tuptim Shrine

A forest of phallic offerings found in a quiet corner of a hotel car park.
13.7466, 100.5461
The Democracy Monument
Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

Bangkok celebrated its shifting monarchy with a militaristic homage to democracy.
13.7644, 100.4992
Bangkok, Thailand

Nightingale-Olympic

Time-frozen department store of dangerous and dusty relics.
13.7455, 100.4992
The White Temple
Tambon Pa O Don Chai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun

White Buddhist Temple with a golden restroom.
19.8242, 99.7631
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

The Elephant Kraal of Ayutthaya

This elephant kraal is the only one remaining in Thailand, dating back to the 16th century when these massive mammals were integral players in war and trade.
14.3522, 100.5767
The house that moved in Exeter. (spi/Flickr)
Exeter, England

House That Moved

Old Tudor home moved on thick iron rails to a new spot.
50.7202, -3.5347
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
51.4966, -0.1765
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome.
51.5259, -0.1339