Try these mysterious destinations if you are a book lover who wants a little real-life paranormal romance or a writer looking for a haunted location to kick off your next thriller.
Who would not love a week in Japan? While there, plan a trip to Aokigahara, Japan’s haunted Forest of Death. Whatever you do, don’t get lost and don’t spend the night! Located at the base of Mt. Fuji, Aokigahara is the home of five-hundred confirmed suicides, facetiously referred to as The Perfect Place to Die.
Let’s dress warm and bring your fur hat because we are heading to the mountain nicknamed The Mountain of The Dead. It got its name from the many disappearances.
One of the most bizarre, not to mention flat out terrifying, mysteries concerns the enigmatic deaths of nine Russian mountaineers. This story landed the mountain in the history books is referred to as The Dyatlov Pass Incident.
On January 25, 1959 the hikers reportedly set out on an expedition only to be found two weeks later in a WEIRD decomposed state. After civilian and military investigations were conducted, the only things proven were the hikers tore out from their warm tents half-dressed into the freezing night trying to escape. The bodies suffered strange fractures and one was missing his tongue. What were they trying to escape? That is still a mystery, but a film about Dead Mountain is in the works.
3. Bermuda Triangle
Who hasn’t heard of The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle? It’s “an undefined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances.”
So pull out your swimwear as you sail around with your partner getting the history of documented ships and aircraft that went missing. Also, beware of dark clouds and electrical instruments going haywire. Abort! Abort!
Keep your bags packed as you head to the home of the Maya. Deep in the thick jungle you’ll find the Gate to Hell. The Maya describe the gate as a torturous path straight to Hades, so pack bug spray, hiking shoes and waterproof clothing. The cave is not for the lighthearted. If you are so brave to take the challenge, you will discover the remains of a female body left by behind to tell the story of an ancient sacrifice.
Nothing says Paranormal Romance like going down to the Down Under. The Aborigines call it Kalkajaka. The name loosely translated means The Mountain of Death. It can also be called The Black Mountain. By any title, it is the same place where people and cattle have wandered off and have never been seen again.
The myth started around a medicine man who had the hankering for human flesh. Once his tastes where discovered, his people chased him off. While in hot pursuit, the medicine man was struck by lightning which turned him into the Black Mountain that has the taste for blood. Who says you need a castle with a dark dungeon, when you can have an entire mountain dedicated to the thirst?
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