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 referred to as 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 used to be powered by leeches, still on display in Devon, England.Created by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton, ATLAS OBSCURA revels in the weird, the unexpected, the lost sight of, the hidden and the mysterious. Each page expands our sense of how bizarre and marvellous the world in reality is. And with its compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, surprising charts, maps for Each region of the world, this can be a book to go into anywhere, and will be as appealing to the armchair traveller as the die-hard adventurer.Any individual could be a tourist. ATLAS OBSCURA is for the explorer.
Discover a hidden wonders of our world
Explore the planet as never before
Colorfully illustrated atlas that reveals interesting bits of fascinating information.
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