Weird and Wonderful

The Big Prawn

March 27, 2018

Australia is home to more than 150 unique pieces of architecture and sculptures collectively known as “the big things” of Australia. These quirky, supersized attractions can be found in every Australian state and territory and have become something of a cult phenomenon. Ballina, NSW is home to the “Big Prawn,” constructed in 1989 to honor […]

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Fish by Frank Gehry, Port Olimpica, Spain

February 2, 2014

Fish is a landmark in Port Olimpica, Spain. In the Catalan language it’s known as Peix. This sculpture sits at the base of one of the tallest buildings in Spain, Hotel Arts. Renowned architect Frank O. Gehry was commissioned to build the piece of art for the 1992 Summer Olympics, which were held in Barcelona. […]

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The Movie Prop Shark From Jaws

January 20, 2014

This photo-op is located outside of an ice cream shop in Berlin, Maryland. According to a sign posted next to it, this 31.5-foot-long Great White Shark is an original prop from the 1975 blockbuster movie “Jaws.” It was moved to this location in 2000 and invites visitors to take photos. Address: Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, […]

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