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Underground Cathedral (Flickr/magro kr)
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine

An underground city of salt.
49.9830, 20.0557
Kiama Blowhole
Kiama, Australia

Kiama Blowhole

This massive water spout has been luring visitors for hundreds of years, some to their death.
-34.6718, 150.8631
Three Sisters
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
-33.7150, 150.3114
The Giant Stairway
Katoomba, Australia

The Giant Stairway

A massive stairway that almost wasn't leads to one of Australia's most scenic vistas.
-33.7350, 150.3152
Manly, Australia

Manly Quarantine Station

The Victoria-era quarantine station for Sydney.
-33.8124, 151.2939
Stack of reading materials from Gould's Book Arcade. (Wikimedia Commons)
Newtown, Australia

Gould's Book Arcade

Australia's largest second-hand bookstore.
-33.8928, 151.1866
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
Georges Head Battery
Mosman, Australia

Georges Head Battery

The yawning remains of a complex naval fortress still haunt this Australian shore.
-33.8366, 151.2602
Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound

Dolphins, ancient clams and hundreds of waterfalls make this one of the world's top tourist destinations.
-44.6694, 167.9256
Starkly colors on the shores of Tekapo
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

A perfect turquoise lake colored with glacier dust.
-44.0051, 170.4775
(Flickr/(nz)dave)
Cardrona, New Zealand

Cardrona Bra Fence

Hundreds of bras, blowing in the wind.
-44.8582, 169.0261
Larry the Lobster - and an idea of his scale (size & color)
Kingston SE, Australia

Larry The Red Big Lobster

A massive metal lobster welcomes tourists to a roadside restaurant.
-36.8213, 139.8642
The sunken garden.
Mount Gambier, Australia

Umpherston Sinkhole

An incredible garden taking over the interior of a massive sinkhole.
-37.8388, 140.8085
Gumeracha, Australia

The Toy Factory

A Giant Rocking Horse in Adelaide, Australia.
-34.8467, 138.8925
Barnacle's penis (fully extended)
Adelaide, Australia

South Australian Museum

The largest collection of Indigenous Australian artifacts in the world, and the rare museum where wood-and-glass cabinets have trumped interactive exhibits.
-34.9208, 138.6031
(Flickr/trugiaz)
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Taman Sari Underground Mosque

Subterranean place of worship in Indonesia.
-7.7972, 110.3688
(WikiCommons)
Magelang, Indonesia

Borobudur

Hundreds of Buddhas in a re-discovered Indonesian temple.
-7.4813, 110.2138
Monkeys lounging in the hot springs of the park
Yamanouchi, Japan

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Hot springs monkey spa in the middle of Hell's Valley.
36.7446, 138.4126
View of Shanghai and the Oriental Pearl Tower
Shanghai, China

Oriental Pearl Tower

The once highest point in China blends symbolic design with a kick of adrenaline.
31.2420, 121.4950
Shanghai, China

Shanghai Marriage Market

A son-and-daughter meat market, hawked by mom and dad.
31.2323, 121.4732
Abang, Indonesia

Tirta Gangga Water Palace

Sacred waters rescued from the wrath of a volcano.
-8.3920, 115.6018
View of the Pura Dalem temple
Ubud, Indonesia

Sacred Monkey Forest (Mandala Wisata Wenara Wana)

Hindu temple of the dead home to hundreds of long-tailed macaques.
-8.5179, 115.2597
East Jerusalem, West Bank

Immovable Ladder on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

A "miracle" that seems to produce more holy fistfights then holy revelations.
31.7784, 35.2298
Nubia, Egypt

The Temple of Abu Simbel

Ozymandias’ time-keeping temple.
22.3371, 31.6254