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Krong Kaeb, Cambodia

King Sihanouk's Seaside Palace

A palace destined to never house a king.
Krong Battambang, Cambodia

Well of Shadows

A gruesome memorial for those lost in this area during the Khmer Rouge genocide.
Prasat Sambour, Cambodia

Sambor Prei Kuk

More than 100 Hindu temples are slowly being swallowed by the forest.
Mae Klong, Thailand

Chang and Eng Memorial Statue

Thailand's tribute to the original "Siamese Twins" Chang and Eng, in the town the famous pair was born in.
Tambon Mae Raem, Thailand

Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park

You'll never meet anyone this passionate about elephant droppings.
Tambon Rim Kok, Thailand

Tham Tu Pu

This elegant carving of the Buddha guards a small Buddhist temple within a cave.
Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

Bangkok celebrated its shifting monarchy with a militaristic homage to democracy.
Phraeksa, Thailand

Ancient Siam Miniature Park

All of Thailand's architectural landmarks, plus some made up ones, all viewable via two-seater bicycle.
Po, Thailand

Phu Chi Fah

This mountain sunrise is one of the most breathtaking views in Thailand, yet well off the tourist trail.
Ko Samui, Thailand

Wat Phra Yai (Big Buddha Temple)

A dazzling temple featuring a towering 12-meter golden Buddha.
Tambon Wat That, Thailand

Sala Keoku

Bizarre Hindu and Buddhist sculpture park.
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok's Ghost Tower: The Sathorn Unique

On stormy days debris from this unfinished and abandoned skyscraper rains down on the Bangkok streets.
Bangkok, Thailand

Cabbages & Condoms

A condom-covered Thai restaurant that is more concerned with birth control than food.
Quito, Ecuador

Calle García Moreno

This historic street in Quito is known for its seven stone crosses—and one presidential assassination.
Quito, Ecuador

La Virgen de Quito

This 12-inch-tall wooden sculpture of a winged Virgin Mary has inspired much devotion and countless replicas.
Agua Blanca, Ecuador

Agua Blanca Community

The remains of an ancient settlement in one of the oldest archeological sites in South America.
Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Villa de Leyva

This colonial town in Colombia sits around the largest stone paved square in South America.
Ocaña, Colombia

Column of the Freedom of the Slaves

Colombia’s only monument erected to mark the end of slavery in the former Republic of New Granada.
Palmira, Colombia

Sugarcane Museum - Hacienda Piedechinche Museo de la Caña de Azucar

A museum showcasing the history of sugarcane with a rich history.
Barranquilla, Colombia

Shakira Monument

This 16-foot, 6-ton statue in the singer's hometown doesn't actually look like her.
Bogotá, Colombia

Museo Botero

A celebration of Colombia’s premier contemporary artist.
Zipaquira, Colombia

Cathedral of Salt

Cathedral carved out of salt, located a mile below the earth's surface.
Cartagena, Colombia

The Circo Teatro of Old Cartagena

A mouldering Colombian bull ring stands as a reminder of the country's complicated relationship with a brutal sport.
Isla de Tierra Bomba, Colombia

Batería del Ángel San Rafael

An 18th-century battery complete with original kitchen and garrison.