Welcome to Weird Europe...where truth is stranger than fiction. Thrill-seekers, students of the bizarre, travelers searching for relief from the usual tourist attractions--rejoice! At last, here is a guidebook to Europe's dark side, compiled by Kristan Lawson and Anneli Rufus. From strange natural wonders to the handiwork of mad scientists, dreamers, and zealots, Europe harbors hundreds of fascinating--and occasionally gruesome--surprises. In these pages, you'll discover: -Two-headed animals -Erotic museums -Creepy catacombs -A cathedral made of salt -A railroad operated by children -The Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum -An all-ice hotel -Ancient pagan rituals -Mines -Sewer tours -A museum of espionage -UFO landing sites -Pictures drawn by the dead -A frog museum -Pancake races -Oddball art -Underground cities -Giants, freaks, and Siamese twins -The Temple of Echoes -And more! Covering twenty-five countries, with complete directions, opening hours, and admission prices for nearly a thousand wild attractions, Weird Europe is an indispensable guide to a world that you never knew existed. Once you enter Weird Europe, there's no turning back.One exhibit features items confiscated by customs, including ten Beatles gold records seized thirty years ago. Another examines ... and Paul puppets. Fab gear fills the shelves in the worlda#39;s largest repository of Beatlesthemed merchandise.
|Author||:||Kristan Lawson, Anneli Rufus|
|Publisher||:||St. Martin's Griffin - 2014-04-08|