"Oh, you've got to see..." fill in the blank. It's a phrase we all hear anytime we talk about travel. I love to travel. I have seen a lot of things in my travels. Many times the destination doesn't match the hype that preceded the journey. I am not saying don't visit these places. I am saying, don't get stars in your eyes thinking they're going to be like a travel brochure because they won't be.  If you don't believe me, here are 12 pictures that speak louder than words.