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Cape Reinga, New Zealand

Cape Reinga

Watch the seas clash at the place where according to Maori tradition, the spirits depart for their journey to the afterlife.
Waipoua Forest, New Zealand

Tāne Mahuta

Largest Kauri tree in New Zealand.
Hot Water Beach, New Zealand

Hot Water Beach

Handcrafted thermal spa washes away each night with the tide.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
Dunedin, New Zealand

Baldwin Street Houses

One of the world's steepest streets seems to have houses sliding down it.
Cape Palliser, New Zealand

Putangirua Pinnacles

These phallic stone spires once served as Tolkien's Paths of the Dead.
South Island, New Zealand

Franz Josef Glacier

The glacier tucked within a New Zealand rainforest.
Slope Point, New Zealand

Slope Point

The most southerly spot on New Zealand's South Island is home to surreally shaped, permanently mangled trees.
Punakaiki, New Zealand

Pancake Rocks

This strange geological landscape erupts with sudden bursts of water.
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound

Dolphins, ancient clams and hundreds of waterfalls make this one of the world's top tourist destinations.
Waitomo, New Zealand

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Tubing through a cave lit with glowworms is a magical underground experience.
Hampi, India

Stepped Tanks of Hampi

The ancient water tanks remain some of the ruined city’s most beautiful architecture.
Hampi, India

Hampi

The remains of what was, not so long ago, the world's largest city.
Kanyakumari, India

Kanyakumari Gandhi Mandapam

This bright pink Gandhi memorial was built so that sunshine hits a specific spot on his birthday.
Kanyakumari, India

Thiruvalluvar Statue

A towering work of stone and philosophy that was constructed using ancient Hindu science.
Madurai, India

Meenakshi Amman Temple

This ancient Hindu temple is covered in thousands of colorful statues and has a long mythological history.
Mahabalipuram, India

Krishna's Butter Ball

This precariously balanced boulder is said to be a hunk of stolen butter dropped by the gods.
Chennai, India

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

The painted and decorated towers of this Hindu shrine were once the tallest structures in one of the oldest cities in India.
Chennai, India

San Thome Basilica

This Gothic-style church is reputedly built atop the remains of one of Jesus's apostles.
Chennai, India

Fort St. George

The first English fort built in India.
Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Dambulla Royal Cave Temple

This ancient cave temple complex is the largest and best-preserved temple complex in Sri Lanka.
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

This sacred fig tree with a link to the Buddha is one of the oldest human-planted trees in the world.
Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Old Kachcheri

These abandoned ruins in the middle of Jaffna have withstood centuries of tumultuous power struggles.
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

This elaborate temple was built around one of the Buddha's teeth.