PHOTO-REPORT: Eifel town Monschau from above

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Eifel town Monschau unfolds like a miniature world as it’s been watched from the surrounding hills. That’s where the town’s castle from the 13th century is located. First mentioned in 1198, Monschau – its French name is Montjoie – has its origin in the narrow valley of the Rur river.

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(No) Vampires Beyond This Point: Forks, WA – The town of “Twilight”

Forks, WA. Incoporated August 28, 1945, elevation 300 ft (91 m), ZIP code 98331, total population 3,552 (in 2011).

Sometimes they’re fictional, sometimes they’re real. Places where famous books and movies are set. In this case it’s much more difficult, because the books and movie series we’re talking about deals with vampires. And they must be fictional, right?

Forks, Washington is the small town where Stephenie Meyer located her series of books, called “Twilight”. And since the books are quite famous, the town is too. But where in the world is Forks, WA?

The answer and some more things after the jump/below…

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