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Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders

Foer, Joshua (author.). Thuras, Dylan, (author.). Morton, Ella, (author.).

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  • 1 copy at La Conner Regional Library.

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  • ISBN: 9780761169086
  • ISBN: 0761169083
  • Physical Description: print
    470 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]

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General Note: Includes index.
Summary, etc.: "It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders-- the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that's so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink comfortably. Architectural marvels, including the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India. Mind-boggling events, like the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain, where men dressed as devils literally vault over rows of squirming infants. Not to mention the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, Turkmenistan's 40-year hole of fire called the Gates of Hell, a graveyard for decommissioned ships on the coast of Bangladesh, eccentric bone museums in Italy, or a weather-forecasting invention that was powered by leeches, still on display in Devon, England ..."--
Subject: Voyages and travels
Historic sites Guidebooks
Civilization, Ancient
Curiosities and wonders
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