Dr. Gloom’s Crypt of Curiosities in Baltimore, Maryland ~

Baltimore always been a little strange, but this creepy museum might push it over the limit. Baltimore, especially at night, is certainly interesting, with its legends (stay tuned!), but probably you’re bored of the classic tourist destinations….so, why not visit Dr. Gloom’s Crypt of Curiosities? It’s located in the back room of Protean Books & Records, and the collection is a tour through peculiar artifacts from all over the world, like ghastly recreations of cryptids, characters from folklore, Fiji mermaids and mummified remains. The original Crypt of Curiosities was first…

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Oak of the Witches: between fairy-tale and mistery.

This enchanting 600-year-old tree is so magical it inspired the very famous story of Pinocchio. It has stupefying dimensions: 24 metres tall, with a circumference of 4.5 metres, and the foliage has a diameter of 40 metres. We are in a Tuscan forest, where live an enchanting oak tree, with thick, mossy branches that stretch horizontally and giving it a strangely squashed appearance. The old tree has many names, and, of course, its fair share of legends and traditions. According to one local legend, witches once gathered around the 600-year-old…

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