Most of us have wondered about the mysterious places on earth. And the best part is the world never ceases to surprise you. Each and every corner of earth holds something mysterious or special for you which just silently wait to be discovered. And then falls in the scientist and excavators who always brings something new for us. Whether that place is difficult to reach or a visited tourist destination, our thirst for discovering some new and bizarre thing never dies.
Well, for most place scientist are still searching for answers and some are yet to be discovered. As once Neil Armstrong rightly said, “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.” The mystery world is itself gives us that feeling of discovering those thing and bring them to light for the unknown. People believed that some things are better left unsaid in the same way there are certain places around the world which the scientist can’t explained even after a long time of researching.
Today let’s learn about some of the most mysterious and unknown places on earth which are a bot alien to our world yet beautiful.
1. Racetrack Playa/ Sailing Stones, Death Valley
Have you ever heard of any rock sailing of its own without any human help? Well now you will for sure. I am sure most of you have no idea about this Sailing Stone in Death valley, California. This sailing stone has been a mystery since 1915 when people saw a track which indicated a stone has moved itself in the dry land.
This sailing stone has been recorded and studied further so that people can lean about their mysterious travel. Some believed that the rocks move due to the formation of the ice around the stones which makes then move while others still find it a mystery. No one has ever seen those rocks moving. Some rocks takes linier moments while other creates oval turns. Well, kind of a mystery right?
2. Magnetic Hill, Ladakh, India
Most of you might be planning for an adventure to this wonderful land Ladakh. Whether you are off for a road trip or just a trip to beat the biting heat of summer, Ladakh is the name you have. Well, if you are heading out to this land then you might have definitely wondered about the Magnetic Hills here which tends to pull the vehicles.
This mysterious hill is a small stretch road which comes on your way of Srinagar- Leh highway. This uphill road is as mysterious as it looks. While you are driving through the road if you turned off your car and let it stand neutral, your car will slowly start moving on its own and that too at a speed of 20km/hr. Believe it or Not, this hill actually exists.
3. Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand
Let me take you to another place which holds a different mystery for you. Most people considered it to be some giant stone eggs laid right on the beach while others are still trying to figure out the mystery. Koekohe Beach in New Zealand and is a rare sight to watch where one can find numerous mammoth boulders scattered around the place.
With its green and brown views, this place offers some picturesque views mixed with mystery. These spherical rocks grow up to 12-feet in circumference. People believe that these are a result of a plethora of minerals and sediments which have accumulated and solidified around the fossil. Is Sound some kind of mystery right?
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4. Aokighara, Japan
If you are a movie buff and mystery hunter then you have definitely heard about the Aokighara Forest in Japan. Back in 2016 the movie The Forest shows about the spooky and eeriness of this forest which has been haunting people ever since. Also, known as the Suicide Forest, Aokighara is located at the foothills of Mount Fuji in Japan.
Many cases of haunting and apparitions are said to have been felt inside the forest. More than 500 people are believed to have committed suicide in this forest. Although this forest is considered as the most enchanting forest in the world the haunting makes this one of a kind. Dare to visit this ground….
5. Eternal Flame Falls, Orchard Park, New York
There is another creepy place in Orchard Park, New York which will give you goose bumps. In the far Shale Creek preserve a section of Chestnut Ridge Park one can see a flickering flame burning inside a tiny waterfall. You might ignore it first but once you stare at it you will find the flame burning bright.
Each day a lot of methane gas escapes from this place making it inflammable. See the magic unfold as you visit this park and witness the fighting flames of fire inside the waterfall. At times the flames get extinguished by the water but voila it lights up again.
6. Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park
Mysteries are always hard to guess but they are always fascinating. Another such mysterious place is the Old Faithful Geyser at Yellowstone National Park. A number of 300 active geysers of hot springs are seen erupting here. But most of all the Old faithful is the one which has made Old Yellowstone very famous.
With its regularity of the eruptions, this eye-catching geyser is a soothing view to the eyes of the onlookers. This eruption occurs every 55 to 120 minutes and lasts for two to five minutes. A lot of tourist across the globe visits this National Park to enjoy the white smoky eruptions.
7. Pamukkale, Turkey
Another interesting mystery which is a must see attraction for you is the Pamukkale in Turkey. Lcium This snowy landscape is the result of calcium carbonate which has been deposited from 17natural hot springs over a period of thousand years.
Well, another interesting fact about this place is the mineral rich water here which is believed to have some therapeutic benefits. It is said that the temperature here rises up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. People visit this place today to enjoy the stunning views of the terraces, cliffs and petrified white waterfalls of Pamukkale.
8. Blood Falls, Antarctica
Imagine a snowy mountain having a blood bath in between. Sound’s something unnatural right? Well here you have the blood red waterfall staining the white Taylor Glacier. This phenomenon is still a mystery to the people as to why the waterfall is coloured with red hues every time it flows.
Well may microbiologist and glaciologist says that this occur due to the rich iron which is present in the Lake. The water which flows from the lake creates this red hue and making it look as if blood is flowing out into the water.
9. The Stone Forest – Shilin Stone Forest, China
Now when we conjure up about forest all we can think of is the greenery and the soothing wildlife there. But, what if I tell you about a Stone Forest? Mysterious right! Well, right in the Yunnan Province of China lays this one of a kind mysterious Shilin Stone Forest.
Instead of tall trees and shrubs this forest has multitudinous towering limestone. These limestones have formed over an area of 96,000 acres making it look like a forest of stones. This mystifying forest is visited by thousand of tourist every year to witness its one of a kind beauty.
10. Longyearbyen, Norway
Imagine few months of day light and never experiencing the night time. Sound something usual again right? Well, this Norwegian archipelago lying in the north of Greenland in the Arctic Sea experience only daylight from April 20 to August 23.
During this phenomenal occurrence, the people residing here does not get a chance to witness the starlit night during this time. Nights will become stories for them during this time. Absurdly during these periods the sun never set over the Svalbard archipelago. Believe it or not it actually, happens at this place every year.
Unbelievable right, so this time it’s your turn to find out about the mystifying truth of these place but keeping in mind also to explore the beauty of these places.
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