Atlas of Cursed Places

Atlas of Cursed Places

Explore 40 locations around the world that are “rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death.”

Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations
by Olivier Le Carrer
144 pages
Black Dog & Leventhal

The Atlas of Cursed Places is the perfect travel guide for the dark tourist, complete with vintage maps, illustrations, and the history behind haunted and deathly places all over the world.

From the description:

This alluring read includes 40 locations that are rife with disaster, chaos, paranormal activity, and death. The locations gathered here include the dangerous Strait of Messina, home of the mythical sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis; the coal town of Jharia, where the ground burns constantly with fire; Kasanka National Park in Zambia, where 8 million migrating bats darken the skies; the Nevada Triangle in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where hundreds of aircraft have disappeared; and Aokigahara Forest near Mount Fuji in Japan, the world’s second most popular suicide location following the Golden Gate Bridge.

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6 years ago

Great one! Added to my wish list for payday.