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Kenilworth, Australia

Canistrum Toilets

An iconic designer dunny inspired by Aboriginal fishing baskets.
Landsborough, Australia

Dularcha Rail Tunnel

This abandoned railroad tunnel is now home to a micro-colony of bats and a ghost train.
Isfahan, Iran

Khaju Bridge

This 17th-century structure is a beautiful testimony to traditional Persian architecture
Iran

Graffiti at Persepolis

Marked by the hand of the explorer Henry Morton Stanley.
Fars Province, Iran

The Ruins of Persepolis

The palace of the King of Kings, burned by Alexander the Great.
Shiraz, Iran

Shah Cheragh

Mirrors and glass shards cover every inch of this arrestingly beautiful mosque.
Vientiane, Laos

COPE Visitor Centre

In the world's most bombed country relative to its size, this incredible organization helps pick up the pieces.
Vientiane, Laos

Patuxai

When the USA donated cement and funds to expand the airport in Laos, the Laotians built a massive monument instead.
Ban Napia, Laos

Spoon Village

Heavily bombed during the Vietnam War, this small town turns unexploded munitions into utensils.
Phonsavan, Laos

Plain of Jars

Believed to have once stored either human remains or rice wine, thousands of mysterious stone jars lie in ruin.
Luang Prabang, Laos

Bamboo Bridges of Luang Prabang

These bamboo and rope bridges cross the Nam Khan River for six months every year.
Laos

Kuang Si Waterfalls

This tiered waterfall is so pretty it may cause visitors to cry tears of their own.
Laos

Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Centre

Buried in the Laos jungle is a sanctuary for bears that would have otherwise been milked to death by poachers.
Pak Ou, Laos

Pak Ou's Caves

Thousands of effigies of Buddha watch from caves set high above a legendary river, plus whiskey.
Nang Lae, Thailand

Baan Dam - Black House

An entire elephant skeleton, snake skin table runner, and thousands of animal remains become art in Thailand's Black House.
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun

A white Buddhist temple with a golden restroom.
Bangkok, Thailand

Wat Arun

This dazzling Buddhist temple was constructed from over one million ceramic tiles salvaged from a British shipwreck.
Bangkok, Thailand

Democracy Monument

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

Giant Swing

For centuries young Thai men used this Giant Swing as a slingshot to heaven.
Naoshima, Japan

Bennesse Art Site Naoshima

A Japanese corporation has turned this small island town into living modern art gallery.
Kanazawa, Japan

Myouryuji (Ninja Temple)

Although it has never been a secret ninja base, this shrine still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve.
North Fremantle, Australia

Dingo Flour Sign

Visible from both land and sea.
Perth, Australia

The Perth Mint

This Western Australian mint was established during the height of the Australian gold rush.
Fremantle, Australia

Rainbow Sea Container

This work of public art symbolizes the maritime history and the modern creative industry in Fremantle.