5 out of 5 death’s heads ain’t bad

I’d heard of planetariums, sanitariums and solariums before but never a serpentarium.  When I spotted one at Cape Fear in North Carolina (yes, that Cape fear), I simply had to check it out. It felt like an indoor museum full of snakes and a few other reptiles in their own custom-built cages.  Watching snakes may … Continue reading

Fearing the Reaper

It took us a few hours in a rental car to travel to the backwaters of Scranton, Pennsylvania.  We parked in a dark and dusty (yet oddly heaving) car park.  As we walked along the path, an eery mist floated over the pond on our right, accompanied by the fitting song, ‘Don’t Fear The Reaper’.  … Continue reading