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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.
San Remo, Australia

San Remo Pelicans

Locals have a long-running relationship with the big-beaked birds of this Australian fishing town.
Millers Point, Australia

Sydney Observatory

This historic observatory contains the world's oldest refracting lens telescope.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Sydney, Australia

Cactus and Succulent Garden

Hidden within Sydney’s lush Royal Botanic Garden is a walled cactus rockery and the site of Australia's first zoo.
Bendigo, Australia

Central Deborah Gold Mine

Direct access to a gold mine showing the boom and bust of Australia's Victorian gold rush.
Melbourne, Australia

Australian Nurses Memorial

A poignant memorial to remember the Australian nurses who lost their lives during the Second World War.
Munich, Germany

Wolfsbrunnen

Oddly enough, a pair of Wolfs funded the construction of this Little Red Riding Hood sculpture.
Colmar, France

Statue of Liberty, Colmar

A copy of the Statue of Liberty greets visitors to the birthplace of Auguste Bartholdi.
Strasbourg, France

Büchmesser (Belly Measuring Column)

A pink sandstone column once used in ancient times to measure one's belly after a night of debauchery.
Nördlingen, Germany

Nordlingen

A meteorite-bounded town in Bavaria.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Medieval Crime Museum

Horrifically creative torture devices and shame punishments line the walls of this chilling museum.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Ratstrinkstube Clock Tower

Every hour the doors open to reenact the legend of the heroic mayor who saved his town by drinking a gallon of wine.
Nuremberg, Germany

Ochsenportal

An ornate sculpture of an ox in repose marks the former entrance to Nuremberg's medieval meat market, which was destroyed during World War II.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
Nuremberg, Germany

Henkerhaus

Nestled on the banks of a river in Nuremberg is a small museum that was once home of the city's official executioner.
Dresden, Germany

Elbehochwasser 2002 Memorial

A famous big wave from Japan serves as a tribute to the victims of the disastrous Elbe flood.
Erfurt, Germany

Krämerbrücke

This historic stone bridge has an entire neighborhood clinging to its sides.
Erfurt, Germany

Kika Figures of Erfurt

Beloved children's TV characters freckle the German city's streets.
Wernigerode, Germany

The Brocken

On the highest peak in the Harz Mountains, science and the occult faced off in a failed attempt to turn a goat into a boy.
Eisenach, Germany

Wartburg Castle

The castle where Martin Luther secretly translated the New Testament from Greek to German while in hiding.
Sankt Goarshausen, Germany

Statue of Loreley

A memorial for a young woman and her ghost, which are claimed to have caused countless deathly shipwrecks.
Oberwesel, Germany

Burg Pfalzgrafenstein

Tiny castle in the middle of the Rhine made you pay to pass.
Bingen, Germany

Mouse Tower

Legendary site where an evil bishop was devoured by rodents.