R’lyeh was inspired by the megalithic ruins at Nan Madol. In “The Call of Cthulhu”, the unfortunate investigators discover the location of the horrible city of R’lyeh, where the non-euclidean geometry of its ruins drives men mad. … More Lovecraft’s R’lyeh
Xtul is the location in Yucatán, where some 30 members of The Process Church of The Final Judgment went in 1966, during this time their theology was formed, and later written as “The Xtul Dialogues”. … More Xtul
Poe probably never actually visited Paris. Nevertheless, it’s striking that it’s really specific about where the tale’s taking place and everything’s happening. … More Poe’s Rue Morgue
The atmosphere described in Luvina is impregnated with a phantasmagorical essence and, at the same time, with a great sadness. Juan Rulfo, in this story, describes the environment of the town of San Juan Luvina … More Juan Rulfo’s Luvina
Edgar Cayce was an American Christian mystic who answered questions while claiming to be in a trance, the Association for Research and Enlightenment, was founded to facilitate the study of Cayce’s work. … More Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E.
Pedro Páramo is a novel written by Juan Rulfo about a man who travels to Comala, to find his father, only to come across a literal ghost town populated, by spectral figures. … More Juan Rulfo’s Comala
Mystery signs appear in Didcot: England’s most normal town; directing drivers to Narnia, Gotham City and Middle Earth. … More Didcot