Corpse Bride or Wax Statue? You decide…

 

Folklore or morbid tribute?

Her hands, just look at her hands…

 

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A Mexican Bridal Shop Mannequin Looks Just Like A Preserved Human Corpse. (Viral Nova)

 

“In the middle of Chihuahua, Mexico, there is a bridal shop that is quite famous. However, it’s not famous because of the dresses. It’s the store mannequins that keep them on the map.

 

That’s because, for the past 75 years, a startlingly lifelike mannequin stood in the window. That Mexican bridal shop mannequin puzzled locals. According to local legends, the mannequin is actually the preserved daughter of the shop’s former owner.

 

Disturbing, but is it true? No one knows for sure. Take a look at these pictures and decide for yourself. The detail you’ll be able to see on this corpse bride is incredible…”

 

 

For the rest, and close up picture of her HANDS (wow, creepy), here.

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…Have you felt the Alice in Wonderland quality of everyday life?

On daydreaming, New York City, writing, art, the Alice in Wonderland quality of everyday life, and the beauty of walking…

 

Enjoy this meditation on life with delightful and wise artist Maira Kalman (thank you Brain Pickings) –

 

“We always are in this in-between world of “Is this a dream? Is this really happening? Are we in costume? Who are we?”

 

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An abandoned mine transformed into a majestic labyrinth…

Where can one eat a lavish underground dinner in a restaurant illuminated by giant salt-crystal chandeliers, and then visit with the seven dwarves near an underground lake, and then stop over in several chapels and a cathedral if you fancy?

 

Why, the Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland of course…

 

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(From Atlas Obscura)

 

The Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland is the epitome of technological human progress. The beginnings of the current mine are believed to have been primitively excavated after the discovery of a rock salt deposit in ancient times. In the middle ages, salt became recognized as one of the most important staples in the food and preservation industry, leading to the advancement of salt mining technology and further excavation. During the Renaissance, the mine was one of the largest business ventures in Europe. It was around this time that royal tourists started to flock to the mine, lured there in part by the developing Renaissance taste for humanism and culture…”

 

For the photo album and more, click here.

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