Tag: mysterious places
These stones stand mysteriously in the middle of nowhere Georgia. The man who arranged and paid for the stones via an intermediary used the pseudonym RC Christian. There are 10 Guidelines written on the stones in 8 languages. English, Russian, […]
Fort Mountain An ancient wall built by Moon Eye People
Ft Mountain state park in northern Georgia has a mysterious wall. Nobody knows when it was built, or who built it. When Europeans came to the area they heard legends from the Cherokee about the wall. The Cherokee took over […]
Tamerlane Stones- A Mysterious Pile of Stones in Kyrgyzstan
Nobody knows much about this man made pile of stones in a field on the Eurasian Steppe. There is no known date or reason for this mound. It is near to a burial complex of small mounds called San Tash. […]
Moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Monoliths Mysteriously placed by the sea.
I visited the island in 2003 as a detour in a long trip through South America. Back then there were 2 flights a week from Santiago, the flights continued to Tahiti. We stayed 5 nights, this was plenty of time […]
Plain of Jars, Laos. Mysterious stone vessels in the highlands.
Thousands of jars carved from stones and placed in groupings on a plateau in northern Laos. These mysterious jars were the main reason I wanted to visit the country which I was able to do in 2008 as part of […]
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
I ventured to the less traveled part of Zimbabwe just to see the impressive Great Zimbabwe Ruins. The word Zimbabwe means great stone house. The country is named after this mysterious ancient city that was abandoned when the Portuguese arrived […]
Teotihuacan- Ancient City Built By An Unknown Civilization near Mexico City
While many think this is an Aztec city, it is actually much older. Founded around 400BC it peaked around 300AD. It had been mysteriously abandoned for centuries when Aztec people named it. It is unknown who lived in this city. […]
Nazca Lines. Mysterious desert creations from the sky.
The Nazca lines. In the town of Nazca I took a little plane up to see the famous lines. I was surprised at how many geometrical ones there were. I had only heard about those shaped like animals. This was […]