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Taranna, Australia

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

The world's first cageless zoo is working to save endangered Tasmanian devils.
Key West, Florida

The Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House

A historic landmark and museum filled with curious objects representing the history of Key West.
Nang Lae, Thailand

Baan Dam - Black House

An entire elephant skeleton, snake skin table runner, and thousands of animal remains become art in Thailand's Black House.
Tambon Pa O Don Chai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun

White Buddhist Temple with a golden restroom.
Richmond, Australia

Pooseum

A small museum dedicated to taking the taboo out of all things related to poo.
Beauty Point, Australia

Seahorse World

An active seahorse farm is currently saving Tasmania's handfish from extinction.
Hobart, Australia

Mawson's Huts Replica Museum

The world's only full-size replica of the research hut used by Douglas Mawson for his 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
Sandy Bay, Australia

Errol Flynn Reserve

This small seaside reserve supposedly inspired a young Errol Flynn to take the nautical adventures that would define him on and off the silver screen.
Deloraine, Australia

Jimmy Possum Chair

A faceless folk hero and his legacy of comfortable, expertly-crafted chairs lives on in a small Tasmanian town.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Beltane Fire Festival

Summer in Scotland begins with a spectacularly wild and colorful event rooted in ancient pagan traditions.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cramond Ghost Island

Accessible only at low tide, the deserted island is dotted with World War II ruins.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Burryman

As part of an 800-year-old tradition, a man parades through town covered in a suit made out of spiky burrs.
Fortescue, Australia

Totem Pole

Many rock climbers have come to conquer this slender sea stack, with various degrees of success.
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
Eaglehawk Neck, Australia

Eaglehawk Neck Tessellated Pavement

This extraordinary geological oddity resembles human-made pavement.
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.
Sheffield, Australia

Tasmania's 'Town of Murals'

The once-dying town of Sheffield, Tasmania has reinvented itself as a village of painted wonders.
Swansea, Australia

Spiky Bridge

This historic Australian bridge was built by convicts with giant stone spikes to prevent cattle from falling off the sides.
Bicheno, Australia

Bicheno Blowhole

Granite rocks that concentrate waves into powerful jets.
Ansons Bay, Australia

Bay of Fires

Aqua white sand highlighted with fiery red rocks.
St. Augustine, Florida

Castillo de San Marcos

The walls of America's oldest masonry fort famously "swallowed" cannonballs.
Geelong, Australia

Geelong Bollards

More than 100 colorful residents stand post in this seaside Australian city.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Balladonia, Australia

BallaGNOMEia

Gnomes have taken over a rest stop on Australia's longest straight road.