Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Most Unusual Places by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, Ella Morton (Hardback,...

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Most Unusual Places by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, Ella Morton (Hardback,... 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 MC 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 EnglandCreated by Joshua Foer Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton ATLAS OBSCURA revels in the weird the unexpected the overlooked the hidden and the mysterious Every page expands our sense of how strange and marvellous the world really is And with its compelling descriptions hundreds of photographs surprising charts maps for every region of the world it is a book to enter anywhere and will be as appealing to the armchair traveller as the die-hard adventurerAnyone can be a tourist ATLAS OBSCURA is for the explorer
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