12 cool places you've never heard of

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An aerial view of Australia's beautiful Lord Howe Island, a two-hour flight from Sydney.
Lord Howe's native kentia palms, with views of two volcanic mountains: Mount Gower and Mount Lidgbird.
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Thompsons General Store on Australia's Lord Howe Island.
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The 12th-century Romanesque Saint-Sylvain Church, in Saint-Sauvant, France.
The lunar landscape of Keahiakawelo, Lanai, where thousands of years of wind erosion has created incredible spires and towers.
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A vegetable stall at the central market in Sucre, Bolivia.
Jerome Lorieau
The ancient village of Dartio in Georgia's Tusheti region.
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Cormorants in Senegal's Iles de la Madeleine National Park, a pair of spiky uninhabited outcroppings 2.5 miles off the coast of Dakar.
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The dining room in Castello di Verduno, in Italy's Piedmont Region, where guests can sample Barolo from the castle's cellars.
Andrea Wyner
The stonework kitchen at Queareparaenamorarte, a traditional restaurant along the Vuelta al Orienta, a looping day-long drive in Colombia's Eastern Antioquia region.
Mauricio Granados
Doe Bay, on Washington State's Orcas Island, which has an unassuming resort of the same name.
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South Africa's wild Cederberg Mountains, which surround the picturesque town of Wuppertal, four hours north of Cape Town.
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The remote Himalayan village of Namje in Nepal, accessible only by footpath.
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Devils Leap in Wyoming's Bighorn Basin, sitting in the backyard of outdoor-friendly town of Buffalo.
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You're gonna need a bigger bucket list. These 12 undiscovered destinations are off the grid and out of this world, and we're pretty sure you haven't visited any of them yet.

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