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    In the middle of night while out camping I have smelled a bigfoot but didn't see it, the sulfur smell was overwhelming. Enjoy your adventure, they keep you young. It is really great Mara has recovered so well.

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    Passes an anti-sulphur squirty solution, for a ‘just in case’ scenario, and are there any other squirty solutions advocated?
    Be safe, the happy pictures before are wondrous, just BE SAFE ❤️❤️❤️
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    Hello, All:

    Mara and I went up once more today to the Haunted Lakes overlook, where we were a couple of weeks ago, and I took a great fun video of Mara galloping round in wild circles in the wind and rain.


    Today the weather was almost as foul, and I picked the hike because I knew it well, it's safe, and it's impossible to get lost up there.

    Ha.

    We made it up to the overlook — which is as it sounds: looking down on to the Haunted Lakes in the valley below, on the other side of the high ridge. I've been up there a couple times, and it always felt okay. Like, a safe distance from whatever it is that lives down there.

    So we arrived at the high point, and Mara would not go an inch further. Normally, she races ahead of me all the time. This time, she stayed right at my heels. That was a problem, because I wanted to take a photo of her and the lakes below. I had to trick her into a pose, which took about 15 minutes. Here it is:



    As soon as I turned round, she raced ahead of me again — heading back home. She did NOT like that place.

    And here's what happened next... but context here, first. (Do please forgive me, those of you who've heard this before. But it bears repeating, just to understand the strangeness.)

    I don't get lost in the mountains, I don't get turned around. I have an excellent sense of direction, and I know what I'm doing up there.

    I carry a compass, but I've only used it twice in 4 years — one of those times the LAST time I was down at the Haunted Lakes and got quite disoriented for a few minutes, nearly heading down the wrong valley. (That was such a weird experience, when Mara was totally freaked out at something I could NOT see, that I decided I never wanted to go down to those lakes again.) All that was documented on video, here.

    But now, today, that happened once more. On my way back, though I knew it all well, I got disoriented again, and suddenly realized I was heading in exactly the wrong direction.

    That totally surprised me. So I turned round, and within a couple of minutes I found myself in an area I just didn't recognize. That was REALLY weird.

    A few days ago I was listening to David Paulides talking about Hunters who've disappeared. Sometimes, those few who've been found again report that although they knew those woods like their own back yard, suddenly they'd found themselves in a place they'd never seen before — similar, but different.

    That was exactly what I experienced. I was walking past two small lakes — which was odd, because I didn't ever remember two lakes there before. They were definitely separated from each other.

    But I kept on going, as I pretty much had to. I knew which direction I should be heading now. I ended up fighting my way through some thick scrubby bushes, which again I'd never seen before. It was all weird.

    Then I emerged on the other side of that, and it felt familiar again. I looked back, and the two lakes weren't there any more... there was just one larger one.

    At that point, I really wished I had someone with me!!

    After that, it was all very uneventful, and I was back at the road an hour later. All this might easily have prosaic explanations...

    ...but that was my subjective, very odd, experience.

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    There must be talented shamans nearby with revealing stories to tell about the haunted lakes.

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    My gut feeling, for whatever it may be worth, is that the hidden lakes area is a stargate controlled by the dark team.

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    I tend to think you should avoid that area!

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    Some weird inter-dimensional portal, or unusual geology beneath. Were there any differences in sound - ie sudden quiet/no birdsong?
    Hopefully never to be revisited
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    Quote Posted by Ron Mauer Sr (here)
    There must be talented shamans nearby with revealing stories to tell about the haunted lakes.
    One story was shared by a local guide who accompanied me to the location of the condors a couple of months ago. He said that his grandmother, when she was a girl, had seen a staircase going down into the ground near the Haunted Lakes. She could never find that spot again, and no-one believed her. But she stuck to the story for the whole of her life.

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    Quote Posted by Valerie Villars (here)
    I noticed it's on the left side.

    I commented to someone once that all the hard hits, both physically and emotionally, that I have taken in life are all on the left side, with appropriate scars.

    This person asked me why I thought that was. I replied, "Because that's the side my heart is on."

    They can hit us, but they can't lick us.
    Interesting, Valerie A quick survey of myself indicates this is true of me also!
    If someone asked me that question, I would have cracked a joke and said "Because the left is the devil's side".
    I think your response is funnier, probably because it's true!
    Besides. If the left side belongs to the devil, then why the heck is my heart there?

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