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Stanmore, Australia

Olympia Milk Bar

This odd 1930s shop remains stranded in time and shrouded in mystery.
Wilmington, Australia

Sansouci Puppet Museum

This small town museum is home to the largest collection of puppets in Australia.
Sydney, Australia

The Queen's Letter

This letter written by Queen Elizabeth II in 1986 won't be opened until 2085.
Box Hill, Australia

Surrey Dive

This former brickworks pit is full of legends about its murky depths.
Holbrook, Australia

HMAS Otway

The decommissioned submarine is now the symbol of a small, inland Australian town.
Upper Allyn, Australia

Boot Hill

Thousands of used shoes create a unique public art exhibit along this old paddock fence.
Bodalla, Australia

Big Cheese

Giant wheel of cheese marks a dairying village.
Paddys River, Australia

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

It's home to the antenna that received the first images of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon.
Guyra, Australia

Big Lamb

Monument to the area's potato and lamb industries.
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop.
Rossville, Australia

Black Mountain

Legend says entire herds of cattle have disappeared within this boulder-strewn landscape.
Callanna, Australia

Mutonia Sculpture Park

Lonely industrial sculptures in South Australia created by a mechanic turned artist.
South Kolan, Australia

Mystery Craters

The 25-million-year-old cavities have perplexed people for decades.
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

Giant dish located in a sheep paddock was primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions.
Yallabatharra, Australia

Hutt Lagoon

A massive concentration of algae is responsible for this lake's pink hue.
Kingston SE, Australia

Larry The Red Big Lobster

A massive metal lobster welcomes tourists to a roadside restaurant.
Mosman, Australia

Georges Head Battery

The yawning remains of a complex naval fortress still haunt this Australian shore.
Birdsville, Australia

The Birdsville Hotel

A historic hotel on the edge of the Australian outback.
Ballandean, Australia

Ballandean Pyramid

A huge stone pyramid built for fun.
Hamelin Bay, Australia

Hamelin Bay Beach

Incredible rock formations jut from the southern end of this spectacular stingray-viewing spot.
Ventnor, Australia

Penguin Parade At Phillip Island

An unphotographable nightly march of tens of thousands of "fairy penguins" from sea to shore.