The following attractions are a total gas, either catching us by surprise in their oddity, or exceeding our always mouth-watering anticipation.  Are you ready for your next "once-in-a-lifetime" experience?

Samba school after-party, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

the temples of Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Kaweh Ijen crater, Java Indonesia

Pushkar Camel Fair, Pushkar, India

"Stars of the Desert" Journey, Southern Tunisia

Montauk Mystery Weekend, Montauk (New York), USA

Pharmacy Museum, New Orleans (Louisiana), USA

tour of Coco Palms "ruins," Kauai (Hawaii), USA