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Night-time GUNDAM view with the lit-up cranes of the port district behind it.
Japan

Giant GUNDAM robot

Twenty meter robot towers over Tokyo Bay for one month only
35.6248, 139.7767
Ghibli art served on cappuccino
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli
35.6962, 139.5704
Broken eggshells litter the pavement.
Hakone, Japan

Owakudani Black Eggs

Legend holds eating just one of these black eggs can add seven years to one's life
35.2444, 139.0198
Darwin, Minnesota

World's Largest Ball of Twine Rolled by One Man

17,400 lbs., 12 feet in diameter, and 29 years in the making
45.0971, -94.4038
View From Peak of Changchun Shrine in Taroko National Park
Xiulin Township, Taiwan

Taroko Gorge

An extraordinary natural landscape of mountains, waterfalls, and rocky cliffs riddled with tunnels
24.1347, 121.3825
The rooftops, streets, and everything in-between
Nantun District, Taiwan

Rainbow Family Village

Grandpa Rainbow felt the neighborhood needed some color, so he picked up a paintbrush and went to work
24.1336, 120.6098
Toilet hot pot. Appetizing!
Datong District, Taiwan

Modern Toilet Restaurant

Looking for a crappy restaurant? Pull up a porcelain bowl and enjoy your meal
25.0487, 121.5077
Tianducheng
Hangzhou, China

Tianducheng

In its continuing quest to recreate famous parts of the world in miniature, China now has its own ghost Paris.
30.3872, 120.2495
Jiayuguan Fortress
Jiayuguan, China

Jiayuguan Fortress

The western-most fortress on the Great Wall of China has gone from a strategic stronghold to a kitschy tourist carnival
39.8014, 98.2158
Years ago, I saw a child almost plummet out the Emergency Exit (and it would need to be a dire emergency, to knowingly venture out there that high off the ground,) near this high area of the house. The door's opening set off an alarm but staff didn't even raise an eyebrow. Scary place!
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections
43.0970, -90.1349
(Flickr/matsuyuki)
Ziyang, China

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Snow-capped peaks, colorful waterfalls and stunning vistas on the edge of the Himalayas
33.2600, 103.9186
With a little color manipulation.
Zhangye Shi, China

Danxia Landforms

These layered sandstone mountains in China look like they are made of pressed crayons
38.9259, 100.4498
Mystery Lakes of the Badain Jaran Desert
Alxa, China

Mystery Lakes of the Badain Jaran Desert

No one is exactly sure why over a hundred lakes have formed amongst the tallest sand dunes on Earth
39.2162, 101.6669
Gurvansaikhan, Mongolia

Booming Dunes of Badain Jaran Desert

The tallest stationary dunes on Earth also happen to sing
45.6249, 107.3254
Tianjin Eye
Tianjin, China

Tianjin Eye

This massive neon wheel is the only one of its kind to be built over a bridge
39.1534, 117.1803
The Ghost King
Chongqing, China

Fengdu Ghost City

City of Ghosts attracts tourists from all over looking to learn about the Chinese vision of the afterlife
29.8636, 107.7308
(Flickr/Svalin)
Beijing, China

798 Art District

This probably wasn't what Mao had in mind
39.9042, 116.4074