Atlas Obscura Lists
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Atlas Obscura Lists

Handy Guides to the World's Most Curious Places

12 Places That Look Like Desserts
Lítla Dímun and its cloud.
It contains museums, a market, and a number of exhibits celebrating Russian art.
The Wedding Cake House.
Lake Hillier
Sand dunes...NOT snow!

12 Places That Look Like Desserts

Hidden gems that could jump off the map and onto your plate.


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8 Places You Wouldn't Expect to Find Giant Eggs
Solar Egg
The Eggs of Merry Bay by Sigurð Guðmundsson.
Eggs line the top of the building.
Marja with the egg
Riverside Roundabout
Explanation of the symbols used.

8 Places You Wouldn't Expect to Find Giant Eggs

It's the ultimate international Easter egg hunt.


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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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