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Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders

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Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published. This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with more than 100 new places.

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