There are some places that radiate an otherworldly vibe that will leave you wondering about the secrets they hold. Imagine taking a Stonehenge dawn tour or watching stones move across a lake bed that has been dry for years.These are just some of the enchanting and surreal experiences that you can find as you explore some of the most mysterious places in the world. And here are just a few of them.
Aokigahara (Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan)
Also known as the Sea of Trees, Aokigahara is a vast and dense forest that stretches to about 13.5 square miles. It is also called The Suicide Forest where many people have chosen to die. Over the years, it has been known as one of the world’s top suicide destinations. But more than its reputation as a suicide destination the forest itself has a strangeness that adds to the mystery surrounding it. It is the kind of place where you can easily get lost. And it has a sense of stillness so profound that the quiet seems to vibrate on its own.
Bermuda Triangle (Atlantic Ocean)
The Bermuda Triangle, which is also often referred to as the Devil’s Triangle, is an area located somewhere between Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and Florida. The said area that forms the mysterious triangle has been a site of mysterious disappearances and maritime accidents. Over the years, several studies have been made to explain the mysteries surrounding it. But while some explanations have been found to shed light on the strange phenomena, Bermuda Triangle remains to be a mystery for many.
Racetrack Playa (Death Valley, California)
The Racetrack Playa is a dry lake located in the Death Valley National Park. And it is on the stretch of this lake bed that the mysterious sailing stones can be seen. Here the rocks move, seemingly on their own, and leave tracks on the lake bed’s surface.
Stonehenge (Wiltshire, England)
Stonehenge is one of the best-known wonders of the world. This prehistoric monument dates back to the Neolithic age or roughly 5,000 years ago. It is an awe-inspiring sight. And the how and why it was built are among the biggest mysteries surrounding it.
Over the years, numerous video games have been released with many enjoying resounding success. Many were touted as the best in the time of their release. And there were the stand-outs that have become an integral part of many gamers’ experience. Choosing the best games from among hundreds is a tall order. But here are some that have cemented their status as among the top-rated games of all time.
Highlights: Exploration is the main theme of this hugely popular action role-playing game. It takes you to a compellingly mysterious, intricate, and realistic world. There are different areas and paths to be explored. Overall it is a game with a rich and engaging history and characters that will pull you in.
Grand Theft Auto 5
Highlights: Beautiful and detailed environment that make everything breathtakingly realistic. The colors and music add to what already is a compelling world replete with its share of nastiness. The attention to detail is impressive that further adds a sense of realism that leave you feeling more engaged in the game.
Highlights: Half-Life 2 is technically superior. The first-persons shooter experience is even more amazing. This game puts a premium to player experienced from its story and characterization to all the action that unfolds as the game progresses.
Red Dead Redemption
Highlights: Playing this game brings you into a virtual world that leaves you in awe for all its realism and sense of isolation. The exquisite details add to the overall feeling. It is hard to play this game without getting emotionally invested.
Resident Evil 4
Highlights: Resident Evil 4 is a tactical game in an environment where strategic thinking and the ability to improvise gives you an edge. It may not match the technical superiority of more recent games, but it still delivers the rush and a sense of fulfillment for successfully playing the game.
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Highlights: Super Mario Galaxy 2 boasts of impressive design and fun three-dimensional game experience. Every stage might as well be a stand-alone game for its novelty. The game’s progression is fairly simple but no less engaging and fun.