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Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

A Nature Lover's Guide to Oregon
Octopus Tree of Oregon
Darlingtonia State Natural Site.
Proxy Falls (technically, Lower Proxy Falls)
The hole in Lost Lake is a lava tube
No Name Lake.

A Nature Lover's Guide to Oregon

Take a breath of fresh air at one of these 12 unusual outdoor destinations.


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The Ultimate Guide to Adventure in Oregon
Tree Climbing Planet
Phantom Ship Rock
Willamette Falls, second largest (by volume) in the US
The balancing rocks.

The Ultimate Guide to Adventure in Oregon

Get an adrenaline fix at one of these 12 spots.


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20 Pies to Celebrate Pi Day
A perfect pie, complete with stars and fish heads.
Peanut pie at the Virginia Diner.

20 Pies to Celebrate Pi Day

No math needed to know that any pie is better than none.


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6 of the World's Most Deliciously Decadent Celebrations Before Lent
Young women, with blinis, and Lady Maslenitsa burning in the background.
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6 of the World's Most Deliciously Decadent Celebrations Before Lent

A week of pancakes and fistfights, a costumed gumbo crawl, and other ways to indulge in food and mayhem.


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16 Hidden Gems to Visit in Portugal
Covão dos Conchos.
A roof for eternity.
Opening to a cave at Boca do Inferno.
Capela do Senhor da Pedra
Mafra Palace Library

16 Hidden Gems to Visit in Portugal

From bone houses to library bats, here are some of the most unique Portuguese locales that Atlas Obscura users want to visit.


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Foods and Drinks That Are Best Served Busted
The French wedding cake.

Foods and Drinks That Are Best Served Busted

Smash, tear, and crumble your way through this menu.


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