Most mysterious waters from around the world
Several times think before you plunge into the dark waters. You can never know for sure what is hidden beneath the surface.
Swamp Manchak, USA, Louisiana
According to legend Akadianoy between New Orleans and wanders like creature werewolf - Rugari. Rugari but does not address fully as a werewolf, but as if turned inside out, becoming a hybrid of human and wolf. Galore Rugari live in Louisiana, especially a lot of them in the swamp Manchak. But this is - not the most terrifying creatures of the edges.
He can easily give odds local ghost of voodoo priestess Julia Brown. They say that during the life of Julia was not the cute neighbor: her favorite pastime was to predict all sorts of adversity nearby cities. Many considered it an oracle - its predictions always come true.
The most terrible of them belonged to the time of her death. Before you give up the ghost, Julia suddenly began to sing. She sang the same line: "One day I will die and you'll get all along." And that prediction came true. Once Julia died and was buried on the spot hit a terrible storm - and dare to face the Earth's three villages. Killing hundreds of people. To this day, in those parts of the body found in the bog water dead.
It says Julia can often be found in the swamp Manchak, and sometimes over the marshes is heard a woman singing. Julia's ghost again and again sings his dreadful song.
Well Okiku Japan
Himeji Castle in Japan - one of the oldest surviving Japanese castles, it is very popular among tourists. The castle complex consists of 83 buildings, almost all of them built of wood.
This castle is connected to one old Kaidanow - a terrible story about a beautiful maid named Okiku. She worked for the samurai Tessal Aoyama, who repeatedly asked Okiku become his mistress, but she blyula their chastity. Then he went to deceive and put one of the ten precious dishes belonging to him. Samurai furnished everything as if Okiku inadvertently lost it.
In ancient Japan, such carelessness is punishable by death, but the samurai girl offered a choice: it can avoid punishment if a man lie with him. The pious servant has rejected the proposal Thessaly. Angry, he threw it into the well.
Spirit it still suffers and cries, again and again, counting meals. Getting to nine, the ghost aware of the loss and begins to moan even more.
Lake Gardner, USA, CT
The lake is located between three cities (Salem, Montville and Bozroy), hides many secrets ... and the whole house. Despite the fact that the lake is named after one of the families, once owning it and the surrounding area, the main story concerns a man named Thomas Leconte, a grocer.
He bought this house and set about trying to move the building from one side of the lake to the other. Thinking about how this can be done most quickly, Leconte decided: let lake water freezes, and then the house will be easy to move on the ice.
Winter 1895 Leconte got down to business. Placing by a working home on the skids, he pushed it to 91 meters. Cracked ice and the house fell into the water together with the furniture. Get him out of there and did not manage the fishermen said, as if from under the water, they heard the sound of the piano, as if someone was playing on it wonderful music. Here's a ghost story without ghosts.
Lake in Oymyakonsky District in eastern Yakutia. Locals believe that the lake is inhabited by "labynkyrsky hell", a huge beast of dark color with a huge mouth. They say that the gap between the eye feature is the width of the raft of ten logs. Most fear that if the monster is able to go out on the land.
For the first time a monster wrote geologist VI Tverdohledov in 1953:
"Subject sailed pretty close. It was something alive, an animal. It moved in an arc: first along the lake and then directly to us. As it approached, a strange torpor, which is cold inside, covered me. Above the water rose a little dark gray carcass of the animal's eyes, and stuck out of the body something like a stick ... We saw only a small part of the animal, but under water guessed huge massive body ... "
It is also known as "Lake of the skeletons" - a shallow alpine lake in the Himalayas.
C of the late XIX century, there were rumors that on the bank of the lake is a huge number of human skeletons. Indeed, when in 1942, scientists have come to those hard to reach places, they were convinced of the truth of these stories. On the bank found hundreds of human remains. In 2004, the lake went to the Indo-European expedition. Among the skeletons of men and horses found jewelry and utensils. The approximate age of the deceased was 500-800 years, DNA analysis has shown that the group consisted of two parts: the people of small stature, perhaps, local porters, and the ordinary people of growth - probably the Brahmans.
Research scientists Hyderabad, Pune and London have shown that, on the basis of bone damage, the cause of death can be called ... a huge hailstones. Hailstones up to 7 cm in diameter, in an open area people simply had no chance to escape. But who were these people - so far there is no assumptions.
Cameron Lake, Canada
Lake on Vancouver Island is considered one of the most horrible places in Canada. Around him a long time ago wandering mysterious rumors. In 1968, the lake has fallen plane carrying four people. Human remains were under water for more than a decade. They were discovered only in 1983.
In addition, they say, as if in the lake lives a huge snake, which at times looks out of the water to breathe air, and then plunges into the depths.
The sea off the coast of Yonaguni
"Yonaguni Monument" - a massive underwater construction discovered by a diver near the Japanese island of Yonaguni, the westernmost of the islands of the Ryukyu group. Until now, the origin of this formation is the subject of dispute: there is no agreement among researchers, even if it is man-made structure or a natural. And if a man-made - who did it? During one of his expeditions to the lake, divers found artifacts: drilled stones with applied symbols, primitive scrapers, a bas-relief of a certain animal, like a bull.
The lake is located in the south Urzhum district of the Kirov region, near the town of Urzhum. A unique phenomenon of the lake - drifting islands on which grow bushes and trees.
It is through these floating islands and releases of water from the wells of the karst lake and named Shaitan, that is "the devil". Once the locals believe, though water lives an evil spirit that throws water fountains. Even the fish in those parts did not catch.
With the name of the lake is a legend.
"There were times in the area, two tribes lived progenitors of today's Mari warring. One tribe worshiped good, bright god, the second - on the contrary, cruel Shaitan - Keremet. At the site of the lake in a forest glade, there was a decisive battle between two tribes. They fought all night, but the Shaitan that is what the devil to mislead when dawn light, God's people found that he struggled with himself - none of the defeated enemy on the battlefield was not, and all the victims were struck only by their own tribal arrows, all died on their own. And remained unavailable evil forest spirit. The flow of women's tears mingled with a huge puddle of blood filled the earthen bowl, trampled on the battlefield. Could not stand the severity of the land failed. The lake was formed. The water in it seems to be black as darkened blood, and take in hand - pure as a tear. And the evil spirit Shaitan has since disappeared into the lake, and when he is angry, the water in the lake begins to boil, and when enraged, water gushes pillars ".
The Boiling River, Peru
"I've seen all sorts of living beings fell into the river. When they fall into the water, the first fading eyes. Eyeballs very quickly become milky white. First, they are trying to swim, but their tissues die, they lose strength, and eventually takes them away for "- so wrote about the mysterious river of boiling geophysicist Andrés Rouzaud (Andrés Ruzo).
At the heart of the Amazon jungle in Peru runs scalding-hot river, which has long been considered just a legend. They say that when the conquistadors killed the last Inca, they went into the jungle to search for gold. Instead, they brought stories about huge snakes that can devour human and boiling waters of the river, where you can cook.
It turned out that the hot water penetrates into the river from a fracture of the crust.
What did not seem safe to a river or lake, no matter how calm or saw the water, be careful stepping into the unknown. Take a closer look through the transparent stream, not looking at whether you someone from the depths.