Travel Picks: Top 10 most interesting place names
SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Ever been attracted to or put off a place just by its name?
Travel website VirtualTourist.com (www.virtualtourist.com) have compiled a list of the "Top 10 Most Interesting Place Names." The list is not endorsed by Reuters.
1. Wee Waa, Australia
It may sound like the birthplace of Borat, but in reality it is the cotton capital of Australia and a great place to learn more about the history of the country.
2. Why, Arizona
Don't expect a town full of hyper-philosophical people. The name is a derivative of the town's distinctive Y-shaped intersection of two major highways.
3. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta, Canada
The name of this UNESCO world heritage site outside Fort Macleod refers to an ancient method of capturing bison.
4. Kissing, Germany Continued...