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From the infamous Roswell incident in the USA to the mysterious lights of the Hessdalen Valley in Norway, the world is dotted with locations that have become synonymous with UFO sightings and conspiracy theories.
Join us as we travel around the world to discover these alien hotspots!
Roswell, New Mexico, USA
The Roswell incident is one of the most well-known UFO events in history. In July 1947, a mysterious object crashed on a ranch near Roswell, and the U.S. military initially claimed it was a weather balloon but later changed the story to a “Project Mogul” balloon. The incident has sparked decades of speculation and conspiracy theories, making Roswell a pilgrimage site for UFO believers.
Area 51, Nevada, USA
Area 51 is a highly classified U.S. Air Force facility located in the Nevada desert. It has been the subject of numerous UFO conspiracy theories, with some believing it to be a center for reverse-engineering alien technology and harboring crashed UFOs. While the facility is off-limits to the public, the surrounding area, especially along the Extraterrestrial Highway, attracts tonnes of UFO enthusiasts and believers.
Wycliffe Well, Australia
Wycliffe Well is a remote roadhouse and caravan park located in the Northern Territory of Australia. It has gained a reputation for being one of the top spots in the country for UFO sightings. The owners of the Wycliffe Well Holiday Park claim that visitors often report seeing strange lights and objects high above in the sky.
Rendlesham Forest, England
In December 1980, several U.S. Air Force personnel stationed at the RAF Woodbridge base reported witnessing unusual lights in Rendlesham Forest. The incident, often referred to as “Britain’s Roswell,” remains one of the most significant UFO events in the UK and has sparked ongoing investigations and debates.
The Hessdalen Lights are unexplained light phenomena that have been observed in the Hessdalen Valley since the 1980s. Scientists and UFO researchers have studied these lights, and while various natural explanations have been proposed, they remain a mystery and continue to attract visitors and UFO enthusiasts.