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Laguna Quilotoa
Ecuador

Laguna Quilotoa

A turquoise lake within a volcanic crater.
-0.8612, -78.8973
The swing at the end of the world
Banos, Ecuador

Swing at the End of the World

A swing to dangle you off the very edge.
-1.4187, -78.4264
Shiratani Unsuikyo.
Yakushima, Japan

Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine

The magical, mossy forest that inspired Princess Mononoke.
30.3804, 130.5747
Oslo, Norway

Vigeland Sculpture Park

One man's exploration of the human form, including the bizarre and delightful "Man Attacked by Babies."
59.9245, 10.7075
The Mayflower Pub.
London, England

The Mayflower Pub

The London pub overlooks where the Mayflower was moored before setting sail for the New World.
51.5018, -0.0536
(Flickr/Sheep"R"Us)
Easter Island, Chile

Mataveri International Airport

The world's most remote airport.
-27.1589, -109.4301
Easter Island, Chile

Orongo

This was once the center of the Birdman cult, and is now a World Heritage Site.
-27.1894, -109.4425
Easter Island, Chile

"El Gigante" and the Stone Moai of Easter Island

The largest stone Moai on Easter Island.
-27.1261, -109.2853
(Flickr/twiga269 ॐ FreeTIBET)
La Paz, Bolivia

Valle de las Animas

Bolivia's needle-like rock formations.
-16.5480, -68.0114
Uyuni, Bolivia

Great Train Graveyard

On the outskirts of a desert trading village high on the Andean plain, steel giants have been destroyed by salt winds.
-20.4604, -66.8250
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
-34.5886, -58.3925
El Ateneo Grand Splendid0
Buenos Aires, Argentina

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This historic, palatial theater is now one of the world’s most beautiful bookstores.
-34.5958, -58.3941
Saint George's, Grenada

Jason de Caires Taylor's Underwater Sculpture Garden

A gallery of underwater art that can be visited by man and fish alike.
12.0457, -61.7526
Old CCCP crop duster at Pearls Airport, Grenada
Grenada

Cold War Relics at Pearls Airport

Rare signs of the former Soviet Union in the Caribbean, though not where you'd expect them.
12.1441, -61.6140
Kamilo Beach
Naalehu, Hawaii

Kamilo Beach

Formerly a lovely white sand beach this Hawaiian stretch is now a trap for countless tons of trash.
18.9703, -155.5997
The green sand on Papakōlea.
Naalehu, Hawaii

Papakōlea Beach

Semi-precious green sand on Hawaii's big island.
18.9361, -155.6465
Ka Lae
Naalehu, Hawaii

Ka Lae

The southernmost point in the United States is a beautiful place to look at but a deadly place to wade in.
18.9124, -155.6802
Kaumana Lava Tubes
Hilo, Hawaii

Kaumana Lava Tubes

Hide from Hawaii's tourist hordes in these relatively unknown, and unguarded lava caves.
19.6869, -155.1308
'Akaka Falls
Pepeekeo, Hawaii

'Akaka Falls

These picturesque Hawaiian falls are home to a rare species of fish that uses a special sucker to climb up cliffs.
19.8531, -155.1565
The Canada France Hawaii Telescope.
Hilo, Hawaii

Mauna Kea

Earth's tallest volcano is home to a dozen world-class observatories.
19.8244, -155.4733
Lahaina, Hawaii

Lahaina Banyan Tree

Take shelter from Hawaii's tropical heat under the massive canopy of largest Banyan tree on the island.
20.8719, -156.6774
Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice
London, England

Postman's Park: Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice

A quiet memorial to those who died saving others in the heart of the City of London.
51.5168, -0.0977
Campo de Fiori
Rome, Italy

Campo de Fiori

This ritzy Italian market is built around a statue of an unforgiven heretic who was burned for his belief in an endless universe.
41.8956, 12.4722
Crabs creeping beneath the obelisk.
New York, New York

Crabs of Cleopatra’s Needle

Curious crustaceans support an obelisk from ancient Egypt that now stands in modern-day Central Park.
40.7798, -73.9653