Off the beaten track destinations

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Kabayan fire mummies

Kabayan mummies, a.k.a. Ibaloi or Benguet mummies in Philippines are a rare site to see. They are unique because of the mummification through fire process Ibaloi people used.

Tsingy de Bemaraha - the stone forest of Madagascar

Tsingy de Bemaraha is a vast stone forest with sharp spikes and endemic plants and animals, some of them not yet described by the scientists. The name of the park literally means "a place where one…

The mysterious Film City in Qatar

Film City in Zekreet is a bizarre abandoned place - no one knows how and why it was built. It recreates an antique Arab village and was possibly intended to be a film set for an unknown movie.
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The invaluable Timbuktu manuscripts

The manuscripts of Timbuktu, Mali, bear an invaluable evidence of the African cultural and religious center, which existed 500 years ago. 700,000 manuscripts which contain writings on the subjects of…

Nepenthes Raja - the giant Malaysian plant

Nepenthes Rajah is the largest carnivorous pitcher plant in the world. There is a hypothesis that the plant evolved due to the feces of the shrews, which like to live nearby.
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The Jellyfish lake in Palau

The Jellyfish Lake in Palau is a unique lake full of moon and golden jellyfish, whose stinging mechanisms got devolved, and the divers can swim freely among the swarm.

Elephant Ear in the Zombie Hole

Zombie Hole is a diving site in Amani beach, Haiti - it is home to the largest sponge species in the world, Elephant Ear.
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The fancy coffins of Ghana

Kane Kwei Carpentry workshop set a tradition of creating fancy coffins that resemble one's occupation or interest during his life - a coffin can look like a gun, shoe, snail, coca-cola bottle, a…

Necromanteion of Ephyra - the oracle of the dead

Necromanteion of Ephyra was the only way to communicate with the dead in ancient Greece. It is still preserved and stands on the banks of the Acheron river.
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