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We've all heard the tale of The Bermuda Triangle.
If you haven't, you may have been living under a rock. Or the triangle itself.
Also known as the "Devil's Triangle" or "Hurricane Alley," the area covers about 500,000 square miles of ocean off the southeastern tip of Florida in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean.
It's known to be the location where a number of planes and ships are said to have disappeared under ""mysterious circumstances."
And the mystery dates back longer than you may expect.
According to History.com,
"When Christopher Columbus sailed through the area on his first voyage to the New World, he reported that a great flame of fire (probably a meteor) crashed into the sea one night and that a strange light appeared in the distance a few weeks later. He also wrote about erratic compass readings, perhaps because at that time a sliver of the Bermuda Triangle was one of the few places on Earth where true north and magnetic north lined up."
Then again, the area is also among the most heavily traveled shipping-lanes in the world. Ships do frequently cross through it for ports in the Americas, Europe, and the Caribbean islands. Even cruise ships regularly sail through the region, and commercial and private aircraft routinely fly over it without issue.
Even the U.S. coast guard thinks it's a hoax,
“In a review of many aircraft and vessel losses in the area over the years, there has been nothing discovered that would indicate that casualties were the result of anything other than physical causes. No extraordinary factors have ever been identified.”
Even after knowing all of this, there are some who are STILL convinced that it's dangerous to go anywhere near it, and avoid it at all costs.
Whether you're a skeptic or you believe the stories, the mystery of the triangle is a widely-popular topic of debate, theories, speculation, and often even the butt of many jokes.
This, of course, is where the internet comes in.
Recently, while researching the mysterious hot spot, I came across some Google Reviews from people who claim to have "visited" the area...
And they are absolutely hilarious.
This person had a great time... even if the food was a little raw.
Whereas this person enjoyed some... unexpected solitude on their trip.
And they weren't the only ones to lose sight of the people they came with.
This person was impressed by the wildlife.
And this person had such a great time, they haven't even left yet.
But not all of the reviews were positive.
Some were downright angry at their experience, and they didn't hold back with their disappointment.
From feeling ripped off...
To almost having their head bitten off...
And not everyone was impressed with the wildlife.
This person, however, was more concerned about his lack of wi-fi connection.
Some even took their lack of wi-fi issue to the manager of the triangle, and had a bad experience.
So it looks like not everyone had a fantastic trip to the Bermuda Triangle... but hey, there are problems anywhere right?
As any well-versed traveler knows, doing research about a future trip is very important, so it's not surprising that some cautious people also took to Google to ask questions.
You know, to make sure they get the best experience possible out of their trip.
And yes, they're just as hilarious.
From asking questions about safety...
... To what to expect weather-wise,
And some people even inquired about possible celebrity sightings.
There's no doubt the Bermuda Triangle is one of the most mysterious places on our entire planet.
If after all of these reviews you're still brave enough to take a trip to the mysterious triangle that lies in the ocean—you may consider leaving a review for future travelers about your experience.
That is, if you come back.