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May 5, 2021

Haunted Houses Mexico

La Casa de Lamentos (House of Laments) and La Casa de Brujas (the house of witches) are two haunted houses in Mexico. La Casa De Lamentos (The House of Laments) La Casa de Lamentos (House of Laments) is a historical building in Guanajuato, Mexic…

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This old convent in Cuidad Mexico may be one of the most haunted you can visit today. History of the ex convent Desierto de los Leones (or Desert of the Lions) is a National Park in Cuidad Mexico. It was declared a forest reserve in 1876 and a n…

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March 26, 2021

La Tunda

The legend of La Tunda can be heard in Colombia/Ecuador, specifically the Afro-Colombian region of El Departamento del Choco (Choco Department) in the coastlines of Colombia. La Tunda  This story dates back to the 1500s when the Spanish sta…

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March 19, 2021

La Xtabay (The Xtabay)

X’tabay (esh-ta-bye) is a dark haired woman dressed in white. She floats above a ceiba tree at the edge of a body of water. Xtabay X’tabay (esh-ta-bye) is a dark haired woman dressed in white. She floats above a ceiba tree at the edg…

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If you're a man, roaming the streets past midnight, watch out for La Viudita Negra! La Viudita Negra La Viudita (Little Widow) or La Vuida Negra (Black Widow), is a legend mostly heard in South America. According to legend, she was a woman livi…

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March 14, 2021

Aaaah Zombies

Zombie movies may be newer, but tales of the zombie are not.  Tales of the zombie can be dated back to Haiti, in the 17th century when the French called it Saint-Domingue and kidnapped and enslaved Africans to work the sugar plantations. Hal…

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March 9, 2021

Haunted Schools

School is where most kids first hear about Bloody Mary and Candyman, but for some schools, these tales are more than just urban legends. In some schools, many, including faculty, experience the strange and the unexplained. La Preparatoria Federa…

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La Lechuza (the Witch Owl) The legend of la Lechuza is one that can be heard all over Mexico. It is said that a lechuza, or owl, specifically a white owl, is a bruja or witch that has taken the form of this owl. There are small owls that are beli…

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Did you know Mexico has it's own "Bermuda Triangle"? La Zona de Silenco (The Zone of Silence) In El Bolson de Mapimi, Durango, Mexico, you can find la zona de silencio/the zone of silence. This area is spread across Durango, Chihuahua and Coah…

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The story of La Llorona is one as old as time, the origin of the story is unknown, but it dates back to possibly colonial times in Mexico.  The version most familiar with everyone is that there was once a beautiful, but poor woman and she ma…

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