Sunday, June 16, 2019

Ķintu Aka

Although little known internationally, there are megalithic monuments in Latvia. One of the most mysterious and unusual ones is Ķintu Aka - Kinti Well. Well...

Meayll Hill (Mull Hill) Stone Circle

The original Manx name of the amazing Meayll Hill Stone Circle is Lhiaght ny Virragh - "cairn of the pointed rock". According to local...

Dwarfie Stane

The central part of Hoy Island justifies the stereotypes about harsh, nordic, desolate Orkney Islands. Wild cliffs rise above the desert-like peatlands, no trees...

Kakamora Caves – mystery of the dwarf people

Makira Island (earlier - San Cristobal) is sparsely populated, jungle-covered island - possibly the wildest large Solomon Island. Most people here live in coastal...

Nusa Roviana hillfort and shrines

By the end of the 19th-century British administration of Solomon Islands got weary from the constant headhunting expeditions organized by chiefs of New Georgia...

Yoro Fish Rain – Lluvia des Peces

Phenomenon of Yoro Fish Rain is just too weird and looks like a hoax - but most likely it is not! Near Yoro town there...

Markansu Desert – Valley of Tornadoes

In order to reach the Tarim basin, the caravans of the Great Silk Road had a choice - to walk through the dry flats...

Paasselkä devils

There was a time when locals living around Lake Paasselkä (earlier - Paasivesi) did not turn much attention to the lights hovering above this...

Roopkund – Skeleton Lake

There is mysterious lake in the magnificent Gharval Himalaya - Roopkund. For more than 1000 years around the lake lie several hundreds of dead...

Naga fireballs of Mekong

Weird things are happening some 70 - 100 kilometres downstream from the Vientiane - capital of Laos. In the nights from the muddy waters...