While planning our trip, I decided on visiting Evora primarily due to one ghoulish site. I came across Portugal’s Chapel of Bones (Capella Dos Ossos) through one of my favorite sites, Atlas Obscura. Continue reading A Visit To The Ghoulish Bones Chapel In Evora, Portugal
I typically like to try to visit new countries rather than repeat. However, it had been something like 18 years since I had last visited.
Thanks to a sweet deal from a Delta Air Lines bump (from the previous winter break), we used our vouchers to book flights to Paris. Continue reading Revisiting My Favorite Site In the City of Love, The Paris Catacombs
During my second trip to Europe in 2001, I got my first taste of a site that I consider odd.
I was in Paris with a friend and I called home to say hello to my family. My mother had come across an interesting article in an upstate NY newspaper. She told me about a site which had recently reopened in Paris.
Right after the call, I stopped at a Tourist Information Center to inquire about the Paris Catacombs. Continue reading Teens Lost 3 Days in Paris Catacombs, Rescued
Happy Halloween to everyone! I hope you have a spooky and fun day.
As a little kid the day was quite special due to the large amounts of candy we’d love to collect while going door to door. (I also enjoyed ringing people’s door bells many times if they weren’t quick to answer their door!)
These days, I can’t say that I care much about Halloween but Lucas is actually excited to dress up this year. Kim made costumes for us, (We bought Lucas’). Mine is actually just a shirt but it’s related to one of the things I am quite interested in when traveling catacombs and bones.
Yes, we’ll all be skeletons for Halloween. How creative! Continue reading 11 Hair-Raising Sites Around the World