Halloween is the most stupendous day of the year. If celebrating doesn’t call for corn syrup, I don’t want to do it.

If you haven’t fed everyone under the age of eight a disturbing amount of sugar, there’s something horribly, horribly wrong.

Please suspend the discussion of dog abuse while we all chase terrified terriers around, yelling “sit still goddammit, so I can put this candy corn hat on your stupid head.”

This year, I went as a weird Pac-Man game thing on Saturday. I don’t know where it came from or why, but I had cherries on my head and happiness in my heart.

Today is the actual day. It’s HALLOWEEN! My costume tonight is basically Thomas Shelby from Peaky Blinders … with some David Bowie-level eye makeup. Naturally.

Meanwhile, this is still a travel blog. In the name of that situation … here’s to the most Halloween-y of all places on the planet : The Necropolis

If you ever get a chance to go to Glasgow, Scotland, take an hour to visit. It’s a Victorian cemetery, established in 1832. Today, there are more than 3,500 monuments, grave markers and mausoleums there. It’s spooky at 8am. I cannot imagine it after dark. And, like all cemeteries … there’s a weird light, a quiet and strange energy, and a moment to one’s self that’s somehow shared with all eternity.

Here’s a quick photo tour.

I want to wish you all the merriest, most mischievous of 31st’s, friends. I can hear kids down in the street screaming, so I’m off to shower and hurl Snickers bars at them. Happy Halloween!necropolis-glasgow-cemetery-historic-church-tombstones-scotland-buddha-drinks-fanta-mausoleum-jenny-adams-photographer-writer-travel-europenecropolis-glasgow-cemetery-historic-church-tombstones-scotland-buddha-drinks-fanta-jenny-adams-photographer-writer-travel-europe-cathedralnecropolis-glasgow-cemetery-historic-church-tombstones-scotland-buddha-drinks-fanta-jenny-adams-photographer-writer-travel-europenecropolis-glasgow-cemetery-historic-church-tombstones-scotland-buddha-drinks-fanta-jenny-adams-photographer-writer-travel-europe-afternoonnecropolis-glasgow-cemetery-historic-church-tombstones-scotland-buddha-drinks-fanta-jenny-adams-photographer-writer-travel-europe-mossnecropolis-glasgow-cemetery-historic-church-tombstones-scotland-buddha-drinks-fanta-jenny-adams-photographer-writer-travel-europe-view

Jenny Adams is a freelance travel writer, author and photographer. She currently contributes to a number of publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Hemispheres, American Way and Imbibe. She's the former Bar Columnist for the Miami Herald, the current Copy Editor at Robb Vices and is also wrestling a half-written novel, set in New Orleans. Jenny's got an knack for getting lost, an addiction to full-fat cream cheese, and a deep and abiding love for every Water Buffalo she's ever seen. Her bookshelf is mainly Tom Robbins, her favorite word is 'visceral,' and you can find out more about her at www.jennyadamsfreelance.com.

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