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Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
Baturiti, Indonesia

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

This tiny lake temple dedicated to a water goddess seems to float on the surface.
-8.2753, 115.1654
Rantepao, Indonesia

The Funeral Rites of Torajaland

Eerie cemeteries carved into the side of cliffs and Babies are buried in the hollows of trees.
-2.9678, 119.8988
Nature's flying buttresses, lined up as far as the eye can see
Ribadeo, Spain

Playa de las Catedrales

Natural stone arches form a walkable "cathedral" at low tide, then disappear entirely when the water returns.
43.5539, -7.1568
Village as seen from the road
Sigüés, Spain

Abandoned Village of Esco

A Franco-era dam flooded (almost) everyone out of this centuries-old Aragonese town.
42.6187, -1.0583
The Baby Jumping Festival
Castrillo de Murcia, Spain

The Baby Jumping Festival

During an annual Catholic feast in this tiny Spanish village, men dressed as devils leap over rows of babies to cleanse them of sin.
42.3580, -4.0622
Goa Gajah
Sukawati, Indonesia

Goa Gajah

The name of this ancient Indonesian temple translates as "Elephant Cave" but it could be more accurately called "The Hellmouth."
-8.5234, 115.2864
You can rent an audio guide when you're there.
Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River

Five miles of underground river link lake to ocean.
10.1667, 118.9167
(Flickr/DoNotLick)
Ngong Ping, Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha

Valley in Hong Kong holds a tranquil Buddha that wants your money.
22.2526, 113.8997
Preah Vihear Temple
Kantuot, Cambodia

Preah Vihear Temple

This impressive cliff top temple was once at the center of an international custody dispute.
14.3916, 104.6802
Krong Battambang, Cambodia

Well of Shadows

A gruesome memorial for those lost in this area during the Khmer Rouge genocide.
13.1397, 103.2229
Guarded by snakes
Tambon Phai Cham Sin, Thailand

Thailand's Biggest Buddha

The golden Buddha statue at the Wat Muang Monastery is the tallest in Thailand, and the ninth-tallest in the world.
14.5936, 100.3803
Painted onto the side of the valley (Flickr/plαdys)
Viñales, Cuba

Viñales Mural de la Prehistoria

Neo-cave art on the macro scale.
22.6195, -83.7428
La Iglesia de los Remedios at the pyramid's peak, with a backdrop of the Popocatepetl volcano.
San Andrés Cholula, Mexico

The Great Pyramid of Cholula

An Aztec temple, the largest man-made pyramid in the world, sits buried in earth with a Spanish church set on top.
19.0582, -98.3020
La Isla de las Muñecas
Mexico City, Mexico

La Isla de las Muñecas (Island of the Dolls)

An island filled with hundreds of hanging, decomposing, decapitated dolls.
19.2908, -99.0986
(Flickr/Riku Kettunen)
Mexico City, Mexico

La Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo's childhood home, now a museum of her life and works.
19.3102, -99.1429
Condominio Insurgentes
México City , Mexico

Condominio Insurgentes

A jewel of the Mexico city skyline now slowly crumbles after surviving an earthquake.
19.4142, -99.1656
(Flickr/Juan Barrios)
Mexico City, Mexico

Soumaya Museum

66,000 pieces of art, donated by one of the world's richest men.
19.4558, -99.1414
The front of Minichelista.
Mexico City, Mexico

Minichelista Restaurant

A quirky and charming restaurant founded by artists.
19.4654, -99.1681
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
Ocampo, Mexico

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Butterfly hell.
19.5637, -100.2969
Janitzio, Mexico

Statue of José Maria Morelos

Climb through the life of a Mexican hero as you ascend a 130-foot statue.
19.5745, -101.6513
Decrepit structures in the medieval village
Province of Matera, Italy

The Village of Craco

An Italian hillside ghost town.
40.3788, 16.4400
Avenue of the Baobabs
Morondava, Madagascar

Avenue of the Baobabs

The centuries old trees lining both sides of this dirt road may become Madagascar's first natural monument.
-20.2508, 44.4183
Reversing Falls
Saint John, Canada

Reversing Falls

These powerful, if squat, Canadian waterfalls flow in different directions depending on the time of day.
45.2602, -66.0901
The Moncton tidal bore laps the shore
Moncton, Canada

Moncton Tidal Bore

Twice a day, the water of the Petitcodiac River flows upstream in a surfable wave.
46.0896, -64.7712