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Dumbleyung, Australia

Site of 1964 World Water Speed Record

See the lake and replica where a daredevil broke both world land and water speed records in the same year.
Wagin, Australia

Giant Ram

Everything about this over-size novelty animal is huge including its testicles.
Frenchman Bay, Australia

Albany's Historic Whaling Station

Home to the last shore-based whaling station in Australia.
Torndirrup, Australia

The Gap and Natural Bridge

Wild seas have created two spectacular formations just a stone's throw away from each other.
Albany, Australia

'Brig Amity'

A replica of an early 19th-century vessel that sailed across the world.
Porongurup, Australia

Castle Rock

A metal skywalk leads to the top of this striking granite outcrop in Porongurup National Park.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coral World Undersea Observatory Tower

A rare underwater observatory in the Caribbean that provides breathtaking views of vibrantly colored aquatic life.
St. Augustine, Florida

González–Álvarez House

Built around 1723, this is the oldest surviving home in the U.S.'s oldest colonial city.
Hanoi, Vietnam

Bún Thang 29 Hàng Hành

This time-honored eatery near Hoàn Kiếm Lake serves the classic pairing of rice vermicelli soup and savory sticky rice.
Istanbul, Turkey

Column of Marcian

The only Roman honorific column in Istanbul.
Leeds, England

Hyde Park Picture House

The last gas-lit cinema in the United Kingdom, and perhaps the world.
West Alton, Missouri

Jones Confluence Point State Park

Stand at the point where the two mightiest rivers in the United States converge.
Ramsgate, England

Royal Harbour, Ramsgate

Ramsgate’s Royal Harbour has the unique status of being the only Royal Harbour in the United Kingdom.
Guildford, Australia

Dr. Russell's Imaginarium

This antique store and museum features unusual items from all corners of the world.
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand

Buddha Head in Tree Roots

One of Ayutthaya’s most iconic locations is a mysterious, hauntingly surreal miracle.
Singapore

Civilian War Memorial

A monument to the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation forces of World War II.
Sydney, Australia

Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair

A 19th-century perch for spotting sailing ships now boasts one of the most iconic views in the Southern Hemisphere.
Vientiane, Laos

That Dam (Black Stupa)

This mysterious tower is said to enshrine a dormant seven-headed serpent that once protected Vientiane from destruction.
Plymouth, England

Tinside Lido

A 1930s Art Deco swimming pool with a design inspired by grand ocean liners.
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
Whitby, England

Scoresby's Polar Bear

A monument to the real explorer and bear who inspired characters in Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials.'
Whitby, England

Fortune's Smokehouse

This tiny traditional smokehouse is the only one left in this historic fishing port.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is right beneath your feet.
York, England

Baile Hill

The little-known second castle that William the Conqueror built in York.