We conclude our visual tour of selected locations from Loren Rhoads’ cemetery travel guide
So far, our cemetery tour has taken us to the U.S., Canada, and Europe. But some of the most iconic burial places are elsewhere in the world. In Part III, we look at cemeteries in Asia, the Middle East, Australia, the Caribbean, and South America.
We continue our visual tour of selected locations from Loren Rhoads’ cemetery travel guide
Photo Gallery: In Part I of our cemetery tour, we looked at locations in the U.S. and Canada. This time it’s Europe’s turn in the moonlight. The tour features selected graveyards from 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die by Loren Rhoads.
A steampunk shop in the historic Florida city will host a self-guided “festival without a festival”
Photo Gallery: St. Augustine has survived invasions by pirates and British soldiers, but next weekend it will see invaders of a different sort as steampunks come in search of entertainment, photo ops, and deals on merchandise.
Just in time for Halloween, a tour of selected locations from a new cemetery travel guide
Photo Gallery: San Francisco author Loren Rhoads has carved a niche for herself writing about cemeteries. In a three-part series, we’ll look at notable places from her book, 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. Part I: Locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Bay Area steampunks spent a day touring vintage fashion stores in SF’s Haight-Ashbury district
In 1967, San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district was the epicenter of the Summer of Love. More than 50 years later, September 22 was a Day of Steampunk as a dozen or so neo-Victorians engaged in a “costume crawl.”
We asked 10 authors to suggest their top travel destinations for steampunks
Suppose you had unlimited use of an airship, and you could take a crew of steampunks anyplace in the world. Where would you go? What destinations have sparked your imagination, or might inspire others? Top steampunk authors weigh in.
Bay Area steampunks explore the whimsical contraptions of “New Hibernia”
Photo Gallery: Obtainium Works leader Shannon O’Hare offered a behind-the-scenes look at the organization’s art cars and mutant vehicles during an August “Midsummer Night” steampunk gathering in Vallejo, California.
Part Three of our steampunk tour takes us to Sunnyvale, Mountain View and Palo Alto
Photo Gallery: Amid the office parks and corporate campuses, you can find monuments to inventions of old: The airship hangars of Moffett Field, Victorian tech in the Computer History Museum, the mechanical wonders of MOAH.
The San Jose attraction includes the Egyptian Museum and forthcoming Alchemy Museum
Photo Gallery: In a quiet San Jose neighborhood, not far from the offices of high-tech titans, you can find curious travelers gazing at Egyptian antiquities and the tools of medieval alchemists. Those are some of the sights at Rosicrucian Park.
A steampunk tour of San Jose, home to Winchester Mystery House and other attractions
Photo Gallery: San Jose may be the hub of Silicon Valley, but it also has its share of Victorian-era history with some eccentric twists, most notably the architectural oddities of the Winchester Mystery House. But that’s not all.