The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland? No! It's the Quinta da Regaleira estate in Sintra, Portugal, also known as the "Palace of Monteiro the Millionaire". A very freaky, Gothic, gargoyled, twisty-towered, dungeons-and-caves sort of place.
Can you see the hand reaching out of the stone coffin above? That's my son being funny at the roofless Carmo Convent and Church in Lisbon.
Above, mummies at the Carmo museum.
This scary guy glares down at tourists at the Pena Palace, also in Sintra, Portugal.
A carnival costume in Venice.
Skulls at the Bone House in Hallstatt, Austria, where the residents of this small town have hand-painted and then stacked and displayed the bones of their dead since the 12th century.
My kids thought the idea of eating this fish, which was for sale at the public market in Madrid, was pretty scary. H A P P Y H A L L O W E E N ! ! !