Redwood Monopoly

This magnificent monopoly board of Redwood City, CA was spotted by the Ramsey Map Centre (HT Raf)

A map spotted in the wild in Redwood City, CA, helping people find the county services & buildings they need. Yes, it’s based on a Monopoly board, and yes, the “Go to Jail” square sends you to an actual jail

Hidden in a very famous picture…

Do you know the original painting?

I love when people send us pictures of maps leading to a treasure hunt. Indeed I must admit I did not know the famous picture mentioned by Nigel Clifford.

This painting can be seen at the National Gallery in London: “The Ambassadors” from Hans Holbein the Younger, painted in 1533.

And this painting is fascinating. Every object has been included for a symbolic reason. The most hidden symbol is in the bottom part of the painting. Can you see it? There’s a skull that you can only see if you stand to the right of the picture. It’s an anamorphosis: