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Inside the cave grave of Londa.
Rantepao, Indonesia

Londa Burial Caves

The unique funeral practices of the Toraja can be seen here with graves carved into caves and hung off cliffs.
-2.9704, 119.8757
Nepean Island, as seen from Norfolk Island with Phillip Island in the background.
Nepean Island, Australia

Nepean Island

This tiny uninhabited islet off the coast of Norfolk Island was formed by blowing sand from nearby dunes.
-29.0726, 167.9619
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
Cloaca machine at MONA
Berriedale, Australia

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
-42.8127, 147.2613
Lord Howe Island Jetty
Lord Howe Island, Australia

Lord Howe Island's Time

In a strange timezone anomaly, Daylight Saving Time here sets the clocks forward just 30 minutes.
-31.5533, 159.0768
Asbury Park, New Jersey

Madam Marie's Psychic Booth

Marie told fortunes from her small stand on the Boardwalk for seven decades, including to a young Bruce Springsteen who would busk outside her booth.
40.2225, -73.9991
A whole herd of Cebritas.
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz Cebritas

A black and white solution to the Bolivian city's traffic problems.
-16.5020, -68.1325
Pyramid of Tirana
Tirana, Albania

Pyramid of Tirana

An Albanian monument to the Communism that nearly crushed the country is now a crumbling wreck.
41.3232, 19.8175
The Painted Forest detail
Wonewoc, Wisconsin

The Painted Forest

An unassuming house in Wisconsin hides a transient artist’s magnum opus.
43.5740, -90.2738
View From South East
Richland Center, Wisconsin

A.D. German Warehouse

The only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structure in the architect's hometown.
43.3335, -90.3844
(Flickr/davduf)
Tirana, Albania

Tirana's Colorful Facade

What happens when you cross a mayor and a painter?
41.3260, 19.8160
Bunker in Albania countryside.
Elbasan County, Albania

Bunkers of Albania

Hundreds of thousands of concrete bunkers crowd Albania long after the fall of Communism.
41.1533, 20.1683
A Sarajevo Rose.
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo Roses

A number of craters left by fatal mortar strikes have been filled with red resin to remember those lost during the Siege of Sarajevo.
43.8594, 18.4257
Sigiriya
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

An ancient stone fortress considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
7.9500, 80.7500
Shwedagon Pagoda
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwedagon Pagoda

This gem-encrusted temple is said to contain some of the Buddha's hair which can make the deaf hear and the blind see.
16.7984, 96.1488
Paro Airport.
Paro, Bhutan

Paro Airport

Himalayan airport provides one of the most difficult landings in the world.
27.4333, 89.4167
Prince Felix Yusupov and his wife, Irena.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Rasputin Museum at Yusupov Palace

Palace where the nearly un-killable Rasputin was murdered.
59.9294, 30.2987
House of Slaves
Dakar, Senegal

House of Slaves

Despite a fraught and controversial history this African island holds a powerful monument to the tragedy of the slave trade.
14.6679, -17.3989
Mata-Utu , Wallis and Futuna (France)

Ruins of Talietumu Fortress

The final stronghold of a king whose feet never touched the ground.
-13.3367, -176.2089
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
43.0385, -87.8975
The Dickeyville Grotto: full of incredible detail and ingenious designs
Dickeyville, Wisconsin

The Dickeyville Grotto

A tribute to the twin ideals of religion and patriotism, built by a Catholic priest from rocks, glass, and innumerable found items.
42.6291, -90.5908
A display of Antarctic Rations
Antarctica

Antarctic Exploration Museum & Post Office

The best place to send your postcards home from Antarctica.
-64.8167, -63.5000
Tourists enjoy a warm volcanic bath
Antarctica

Deception Island

An abandoned whaling station on an active volcano offers hot springs in Antarctica, surrounded by ruined giants of industry.
-62.9573, -60.5509
The State of Genghis Khan. (Wikimedia Commons)
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Genghis Khan Statue Complex

Enormous statue of the Emperor of the Mongols.
47.8075, 107.5304