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    Guests enjoy a hot spring bath of Beaujolais Nouveau, a French red wine, at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Spa Resort in Hakonemachi, Japan.
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    In this March 2, 2012 photo, a woman carrying a child looks at mummies at the Mummy Museum in the colonial city of Guanajuato, Mexico.
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    A child places his arms in a tray as rats drink milk donated by Hindu devotees inside the Karni Mata Hindu temple in the town of Deshnoke, India. Hindu devotees offer prayers in the temple for the betterment of their family and society as the temple has thousands of rats that are fed, protected and worshipped throughout the whole year. It is regarded as auspicious if a rat runs across one's feet.
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    A view of the Pike Place Market wall in Seattle. Containing an estimated one million pieces of chewed gum, the wall is one of the world's most unusual as well as unhygienic tourist attractions.
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    People dressed as elves postmark letters with the stamp from Santa Claus' Post Office on the Arctic Circle near Rovaniemi, Finland. Anyone who aspires to a job as a Santa's helper can acquire one at a new Elf Academy in Rovaniemi, 1,600 miles from the North Pole. Many people arrive on a day trip to visit Santa, learn to drive huskies, taste local delicacies and glimpse the Northern Lights.
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    Paris sewer system in Musee des Egouts de Paris.
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    Visitors snap photos in single-digit temperatures at the 20-foot high Ice Castle at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Dec. 31, 2012. The Ice Castle is made of icicles organically grown from four million gallons of water and then fused together.
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    Isla de las Muneca is home to hundreds of dolls hanging in from trees. The Island of the Dolls can be found in the Xochimilco canals, about 17 miles south of Mexico City.
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    A panda toy sits on a bed in a room of the panda-themed hotel Panda Inn at the foot of Emei Mountain in Emeishan, in southwest China's Sichuan province. The hotel is reportedly the first panda-themed hotel in the world.
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    Ducks parade in The Peabody Memphis Hotel in Memphis, Tenn. The ducks live at the hotel and visitors are welcome to stop by to watch their twice-a-day parades through the lobby, one of a number of free things to see and do in and around Memphis.
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    Customers sit on toilet-shaped seats in a toilet-themed restaurant called More than Toilet in Shanghai, Aug. 1, 2012.
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