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Places visited in Himeji, Japan
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A place to sit and admire the sea.
Thermal, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
33.2987, -115.9561
Crystal Cathedral, designed by Philip Johnson: Interior, world's third largest organ features 16,000 pipes.
Garden Grove, California

Crystal Cathedral

Megachurch comprised of 10,000 glass panes.
33.7882, -117.9009
St. Valentine's skull.
Rome, Italy

St. Valentine's Skull

Here lies the head of the patron saint of lovers -- or does it?
41.8881, 12.4816
Galileo's Middle Finger
Florence, Italy

Galileo's Middle Finger

The middle finger of modernity.
43.7677, 11.2559
Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Vlindertuin

A garden of flying flowers.
51.3560, 3.3260
Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico

Monkey Island

This small primate research island is teeming with playing, fighting wild monkeys.
18.1566, -65.7338
Ball's Pyramid
Australia

Ball's Pyramid

This barren sea spire is home to the world's rarest insect and is part of the lost content of Zealandia.
-31.7558, 159.2506
A crocodile bites at the cage
Darwin, Australia

Cage of Death

Visitors can swim with vicious predators in Crocosaurus Cove's plastic daredevil enclosure.
-12.4623, 130.8392
Some lorikeets, no doubt preparing to belt out a bawdy drinking song.
Tanami East, Australia

Drunken Australian Parrots

The Australian lorikeets that like to tie one on in an annual drinking binge.
-19.4914, 132.5510
(Flickr/F.d.W.)
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback.
-20.5655, 134.2905
Garden of the Lord's Residence
Himeji, Japan

Kokoen Garden

Nine Gardens in one - with tea service.
34.8151, 134.6854
Guangzhou, China

Whitewater Village Scenic Area

Man-made waterfall is the tallest in Mainland China.
23.1292, 113.2644
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden - Maple Hall Courtyard.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Traditional 15th century Chinese garden in the middle of Vancouver.
49.2798, -123.1043
Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park

"Girl in a Wetsuit" is what happens when a sculptor has to find a way around a 100 year old copyright.
49.3026, -123.1259
Vancouver, British Columbia

Japadog

Surprisingly Delicious Asian-Style Hot Dogs.
49.2822, -123.1244
Maze
Vancouver, British Columbia

VanDusen Garden's Elizabethan Hedge Maze

This Elizabethan hedge maze is one of only six in North America.
49.2386, -123.1287
It's half the size of that car!
Boston, Massachusetts

Skinny House

Narrowest house in Boston.
42.3669, -71.0562
The top of the Space Needle exemplifies Googie architecture. (Wikimedia Commons)
Seattle, Washington

Space Needle

Iconic symbol of the Pacific Northwest.
47.6201, -122.3484