Let's say you're on the cross-country trip of a lifetime, and you're doing it the old-fashioned way. Nothing but open roads, greasy food, and, of course, your trusty atlas to guide the way. None of this smartphone or GPS nonsense. Crossing Ohio, you spot a little town called Goblu coming up, and you decide to stop for a bite. Except there's nothing but an empty cornfield when you get there. You've just wandered into a paper town — a place that exists on a map and nowhere else.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas December 20, 2017
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