For rent: a front-row view of the Apocalypse

Monday December 3, 2012

A front-row view of the Apocalypse

Bugarach, a tiny farming village in the southwest of France, sits at the foot of Pic de Bugarach — the highest mountain in the Corbières wine-growing area. In many ways it is the quintessential French village, as and such has always seen its share of tourists looking for a quiet, ‘typically French’ holiday.

But in recent years the village, population: 200, has been inundated with New Agers and other gullible visitors who are convinced that it is the only place on Earth to be spared total destruction in December 2012.

Doomsday cults


Bugarach — the village’s official website (yes, in French)
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