17 episodes

An audio guide to the world’s strange, incredible, and wondrous places. Co-founder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters explore a new wonder every day, Monday through Thursday. In under 15 minutes, they’ll take you to an incredible place, and along the way, you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories.

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    • Places & Travel
    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

An audio guide to the world’s strange, incredible, and wondrous places. Co-founder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters explore a new wonder every day, Monday through Thursday. In under 15 minutes, they’ll take you to an incredible place, and along the way, you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories.

    Grasshopper Glacier

    Grasshopper Glacier

    A rapidly disappearing glacier holds the key to a forgotten species, a century-old entomological mystery, and… an opera.

    Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/grasshopper-glacier

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    • 14 min
    Hope Cemetery

    Hope Cemetery

    A graveyard in the “Granite Capital of the World” pays tribute to stone cutters and artisans who are buried amongst the sculptures they created.

    Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/hope-cemetery

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    • 11 min
    Pyramiden

    Pyramiden

    An abandoned Russian mining village is literally frozen in time.

    Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/pyramiden

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    • 7 min
    The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji

    The Root Bridges of Cherrapunji

    In the depths of Northeastern India, centuries-old bridges are not built, they are grown.

    Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/root-bridges-cherrapungee

    Our theme and end credit music was composed by Sam Tyndall.

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    • 13 min
    Kulning

    Kulning

    For centuries, herdswomen in Northern Sweden have lured cows home with haunting melodies.

    Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-is-kulning

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    • 14 min
    Gold Medal Flour

    Gold Medal Flour

    The crumbled ruins of the world’s largest flour mill became one of Minneapolis’ most prominent graffiti-writing locations, and later a museum.

    Read more in the Atlas: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/mill-city-museum-site-great-mill-disaster

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    • 10 min

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As an avid reader of Atlas Obscura and the stories they unearth of unusual and different places around the globe - never the usual and well known but unique, discover a world beyond the guidebook.

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