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Cacique Caribe Inactive Member01 May 2018 8:12 a.m. PST

Last "sighting" I heard was this one in Argentina:


To be honest I don't understand the fascination with tales of little forest people ("duendes") in Spain and Latinamerica. I grew up hearing all kinds of crazy stories, but no one could really tell me much about:

1) the origin of the folklore; or
2) the reason duendes captivate people so much (even more than other myths)


Perhaps horror gamers need to spice up their games with a few like these:



PS. It's like the stories my grandfather used to tell us of "duendes" during his childhood in northern Spain (near Gijón). He even told us about some red-eyed devil wolf ("vargos"?) that was four or five times the size of a normal wolf (he grew up knowing real wolves and what their eyes looked like at night). :)

Personal logo Bashytubits Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2018 10:27 a.m. PST

On the beaches of Brazil this was seen….


Cacique Caribe Inactive Member01 May 2018 11:25 a.m. PST

¡Ay, mis ojos! ¡Mis ojos!


Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP01 May 2018 9:13 p.m. PST

Underwear thieves always fascinate.

And folks want their underpants back without having to pay a ransom.

StarfuryXL501 May 2018 9:53 p.m. PST


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