Residents of a French village say they are being plagued by visitors who believe it’s the only place on earth that will survive the supposed 12/21/12 apocalypse, UK’s The Telegraph reports. It seems that Bugarach, population 189, sits at the bottom of a mountain that some people believe is hiding aliens who are waiting for the world to end so they can leave this planet.
The village’s mayor has threatened to call the army in to control tourists if the situation gets out of control.
Meanwhile, at Serbia’s Mount Rtanj, hotels are booked with Armageddon tourists who believe the landmark houses a pyramid built by aliens that, again, somehow gives the mountain magical powers to protect it from an apocalyptic event. The Daily Mail reports that science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke wrote about the mountain and called it “the navel of the world.”
For those not prepared to get to Europe by tomorrow, Mexico is reaching out to doomsday enthusiasts, as people flock to the southern states of Chiapas, Yucatan, Quintana Roo, and Tabasco to count down to the end of the world.