Kerry Wolfe's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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deserts & desserts

Arizona's Most Unusual Cacti Have Their Own Fan Club

The Crested Saguaro Society is on a quest to document the Sonoran Desert's strangest succulents.
April 24, 2019
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atlas obscura tries

Learning the Ancient Art of Horseback Falconry

I spent a day with one of the few people on the planet still teaching the sport.
December 20, 2018
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thanksgiving

9 Airports More Interesting Than the One You're Stuck In

These unusual runways put the wonder back in flying.
November 21, 2018
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Remembering Bill Davis, a Dedicated Teacher and Friend to Atlas Obscura

He was an avid traveler, always on the hunt for the world’s quirkier corners.
August 31, 2018
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the year in wonder

11 Places Newly Renovated, Reopened, or Reimagined

The year in getting to peek behind the curtain.
December 18, 2017
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mithras

The Ancient Roman Cult That Continues to Vex Scholars

The Mithraic Mysteries worshipped a pagan god from subterranean temples buried throughout the empire.
November 13, 2017
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pacific

Amazing Ways to Visit Zealandia, Earth's Lost Eighth Continent

Eight places where you can explore the sunken landmass above water.
October 9, 2017
Gastro Obscura
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oysters

The Notorious Oyster Pirates of Chesapeake Bay

They were the colorful villains in a conflict that lasted almost a century.
September 28, 2017
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apocalypse

The Eclipse Isn't An Apocalyptic Omen, And Neither Were These Places

Four locations where it wasn't the end of the world as we know it.
August 21, 2017
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optical illusions

7 Places That Throw the Best Shade

In the most literal sense.
August 1, 2017
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18th century

England’s Centuries-Old Fascination With Carving Giant Horses Into Hillsides

The country's unbridled enthusiasm for the trend even inspired the creation of the term “leucippotomy.”
July 20, 2017