Australia, All of It

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Australia, All of It

Australia, All of It

If the world's going to end anyway, you might as well blow a year's pay to visit a top bucket list destination. And what better spot than Australia, which is not only one of the world's most beautiful countries with its metropolitan cities and funky wildlife, but may also be the place where life on earth (in the form of microbes) started. In fact, stromatolites, the world's oldest organisms, can still be found growing in Hamelin Pool on the western coast of Australia. It's also a great place to be at 11:59 p.m. on December 21, as you'll be one of the first to know if there's going to be a December 22.

-- Recommended by Sarah Schlichter, Editor

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