Monument Valley
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10 Places to Feel Small

In Moab, Utah, for example, you can eye life-size dinosaurs.

1. Utila, Honduras. Swim alongside whale sharks, the largest fish in the ocean, which are found year-round off the coast here.

2. Monument Valley, on the Arizona/Utah border. Stand at the base of a 1,000-foot-high butte in this vast valley on the Colorado Plateau.

3. Avenue of Baobabs, western Madagascar. The road winds through trees towering nearly 100 feet high, some of which have trunks with a circumference of more than 145 feet.

4. Namibia. Camp out in the flat, 1,900-square-mile Etosha salt pan.

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5. Wat Phra Dhammakaya, near Bangkok, Thailand. Known as the Temple of a Million Buddhas, it covers almost 1,000 acres.

6. Rub’ Al Khali (the Empty Quarter), Oman. At 250,000 square miles, it’s the world’s largest sand sea.

7. Moab Giants, Moab, Utah. Life-size models of dinosaurs “roam” the landscape.

8. Perito Moreno Glacier, near El Calafate, Argentina. Take a boat ride to the foot of the three-mile-wide glacier, whose mouth is about 250 feet high.

9. Tanzania and Kenya. Watch as more than two million wildebeest move between the plains of Serengeti and the Masai Mara during the nearly 2,000-mile Great Migration.

10. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai. Enjoy the view from a 118th floor sightseeing deck, the world’s highest at 1,840 feet.