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The 272 steps to the main cave, guarded by Murugan
Batu Caves, Malaysia

Batu Caves

Holy Hindu shrine in an enormous, monkey-filled limestone cavern.
3.2419, 101.6868
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Wat Mahathat (Temple of the Great Relic)

One of Bangkok's oldest temples and home to Thailand's largest monastic order.
14.3569, 100.5675
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
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh Memorial Stupa

5,000 skulls in memorial to those killed by the Khmer Rouge.
11.4844, 104.9019
House and homeowner, Phillip Weidner (Right in picture)
Wasilla, Alaska

Dr. Seuss House aka The Goose Creek Tower

This whimsical stacked cabin looks like something out of a children's book.
61.7717, -149.9911
Cantwell, Alaska

Igloo City

Four-story concrete hotel never opened to customers.
63.2453, -149.2499
Mount Denali
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

Denali

The king of US high points towers over every other peak in North America.
63.7366, -148.8975
Roswell McDonalds
Roswell, New Mexico

Roswell McDonald's

This fast food outlet is the only space and UFO-themed McDonalds in the world.
33.4005, -104.5232
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
30.2654, -97.7479
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development was reborn as a street art hub.
30.2765, -97.7531
Uncommon Objects Sign
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge.
30.2291, -97.7830
Austin, Texas

Cathedral of Junk

A unique structure in suburban Austin comprised entirely of other people's castaways.
30.2186, -97.7714
Wimberley, Texas

Jacob's Well

A popular swimming hole that hides one of America's most deadly diving spots.
30.0391, -98.1264
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
29.3614, -98.4783
Enchanted Rock
Fredericksburg, Texas

Enchanted Rock

An enormous pink granite batholith, long attributed with spiritual powers by the Tonkawa Indians.
30.5066, -98.8189
Wreckage of a Japanese plane.
Fredericksburg, Texas

National Museum of the Pacific War

Modern technology and live displays tell the story of the Pacific during WWII for the Internet generation.
30.2727, -98.8673