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episode 783: The Legend of Barsa-Kelmes


Urban legends come from all around the world, and when they happen in non-English speaking countries, the version we get is usually boiled down to just the most sensational aspects that the translator decided to share. Today we're going to look at one from central Asia, a former island in the now-dry Aral Sea, said to be the source of countless paranormal events: Barsa-Kelmes.


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 2021-06-08  17m