The Upper Middle Rhine Valley in Germany is a protected UNESCO World heritage site. Dotted with ancient castles and fortresses which were largely abandoned by the 17th Century this… Read more “The Lure of the Lorelay”
Category: Ghosts and Hauntings
We’ll Need a Priest, and a Plumber: Japanese Toilet Ghosts
There are some questions you never want to hear when you’re in a public restroom stall. “Got any spare toilet paper?” comes to mind. “Is your toilet… Read more “We’ll Need a Priest, and a Plumber: Japanese Toilet Ghosts”
Black Aggie: The Haunted Statue.
Black Aggie is the local name given to a statue that haunted the Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville, Maryland until it was removed in 1967. Her face… Read more “Black Aggie: The Haunted Statue.”
La LLorona: Who Cries for the Children?
Imagine this: you are a poor girl living in a rural Latin American village. However, you are truly beautiful. One day, a rich nobleman comes riding through… Read more “La LLorona: Who Cries for the Children?”
Space Ghosts: the Judica-Cordiglia Brothers’ Lost Cosmonauts
There are easy ways out of our mortal coils: dying in one’s sleep, carbon monoxide poisoning, or as rumor has it, pulling a Genghis Khan, which while… Read more “Space Ghosts: the Judica-Cordiglia Brothers’ Lost Cosmonauts”
The Flying Dutchman: The Most Curs’d Ship of All
The Flying Dutchman is one of the most notorious ghost ships to ever sail the seven seas. This ghastly specter has inspired artists throughout the ages; from… Read more “The Flying Dutchman: The Most Curs’d Ship of All”
The Curious Case Of Elmer McCurdy, The Bandit Who Wouldn’t Give Up
Imagine this: you’re working as a prop hand for a very successful T.V. show in 1976, a production called the 6 Million Dollar Man. An upcoming episode… Read more “The Curious Case Of Elmer McCurdy, The Bandit Who Wouldn’t Give Up”
Heikegani Crabs: The Ghosts of Re-incarnated Samurais
Heikegani or Heike crabs (Heikeopsis japonica) are a species of crab native to Japan. Many of these crabs share a distinctive feature: strange markings on their carapace… Read more “Heikegani Crabs: The Ghosts of Re-incarnated Samurais”
Haunted Statues: The Legend Of The Colossi Of Memnon.
Heading out towards the Valley of the Kings in Egypt are two imposing statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III that reach about 18m (60ft) high. These statues have… Read more “Haunted Statues: The Legend Of The Colossi Of Memnon.”
The Mysterious Min Min Lights
If you find yourself driving through the central Queensland outback of Australia, you might come across this sign, erected by the Boulia Shire Council: The Min Min… Read more “The Mysterious Min Min Lights”