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Sydney, Australia

Sydney Bus Museum

Ninety years of Sydney buses under one roof.
Nouméa, New Caledonia

Parc Zoologique et Forestier Michel Corbasson (Zoological and Forest Park)

The best place to encounter plants and animals that can only be found in New Caledonia.
Jasper, Alberta

The Athabasca Glacier

This natural wonder is disappearing at an alarming rate.
Farino, New Caledonia

Sentir de la Petite Cascade de Farino

This peaceful path through the jungle is surrounded by songbirds and complete with a waterfall.
Noumea, New Caledonia

Jean Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center

Marvel of green building techniques that sings with the wind.
Sydney, Australia

Badu Mangroves

A boardwalk winds through this sliver of coastal nature hidden within Sydney.
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Mac the Moose

The world's formerly largest moose statue is located in (where else?) Canada.
Manitou Beach, Saskatchewan

Little Manitou Lake

This mineral lake known for its healing powers is so buoyant it's been dubbed the "Dead Sea of Canada."
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Junk Metal T-Rex

Just outside this metal recycling center stands a prehistoric creature composed of scraps.
Saint Victor, Saskatchewan

St. Victor Petroglyphs

An outcropping plays host to the largest collection of pre-contact petroglyphs in Saskatchewan.
Wentworth Point, Australia

SS Ayrfield

Nature is leading a successful mutiny on this century-old freighter.
Sydney, Australia

Museum of Human Disease

Australian museum dedicated to human health and lack thereof.
Sydney, Australia

Purikura Photoland

People can't get enough of these adorable Japanese photobooths.
Katoomba, Australia

The Giant Stairway

A massive stairway that almost wasn't leads to one of Australia's most scenic vistas.
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
Sydney, Australia

Waverley Cemetery

A self-funded cemetery with a long list of inhabitants.
Sydney, Australia

Aboriginal Carving of a Whale

An ancient engraving by the Cammeraygal people was uncovered in the transformation of a North Sydney industrial site.
Sydney, Australia

Wendy's Secret Garden

Built over an abandoned train yard, this hidden gem is full of winding paths and offers gorgeous views of Sydney Harbour.
Sydney, Australia

Mortuary Station

A special train service transported Sydney's dead from this station to "Necropolis Receiving Houses" at Rookwood Cemetery.
Sydney, Australia

The Lex and Ruby Graham Gardens

This secret Australian garden was built on love after a man planted a random bulb he found in the ocean.
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour.
Sydney, Australia

'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture

A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Docklands, Australia

Victoria Police Museum

Unusual finds include a 19th-century vampire slaying kit and the death mask of an infamous Australian serial killer.