Travel Picks: Weird attractions from toilets to boozy donkeys
SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Travelers seeking a bit of novelty on their journeys can study toilets from 2,500 BC or join a red-carpet duck parade, according to a list of top 10 weird attractions by travel review website IgoUgo.com.
This annual list was compiled by editors at IgoUgo.com (www.igougo.com/) on recommendations from its readers and is not endorsed by Reuters:
1.Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Delhi, India
Synonymous with public toilets in India, the Sulabh company also runs "Delhi's wackiest museum." A tour provides insight into the history of hygiene, from 2,500 BC to the present with walls of offbeat photos, one-of-a-kind toilets, and trivia.
2. Texas Prison Museum, Huntsville, Texas, USA
This museum, run by former prison employees, has a list of star attractions including "Old Sparky," a decommissioned electric chair, a contraband exhibit, and a collection of items from the Texas Prison Rodeo and the Bonnie and Clyde death car.
3. Peabody Duck March, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Twice a day, every day, five mallards and their human duckmaster waddle the red-carpet from the Peabody hotel's fountain to its elevator and back. What began as a joke in 1933 is now a tradition at all three Peabody locations with Orlando and Little Rock the newer additions.
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