Mysterious Night at Gravity Hill

Neivy and friends have a vary strange experience at Gravity Hill near a spooky cemetery

This happened in Los Angeles, California in 2007. Three of my friends and I decided to do something unforgettable for once and not stay home, watch a movie or go out to fun place like we always do. So my friend Nancy mentioned that we should all go to Gravity Hill (let me just say that the time was 2:30 a.m.) and without hesitation we all agreed.

As we drove there, we were all very excited because we had heard so many stories about this place. But as soon as we got to the turn point, I got a very uneasy feeling, and so did the other girls (it was four of us in the car). Then after thinking about it for a few minutes, we looked at each other and said, "Why not? We are already here might as well make the best of it." So we drove for a while to get up there. I thought it was about a mile up the pitch-black hill, but it turned out to be like five. We were so scared that none of my friends and I said a word the entire ride.

Upon arriving to this mysterious place, first thing you see is a cemetery and a big, white building. It almost looks like an insane asylum in the middle of a graveyard. I swear to this day that I saw someone or something walk across the cemetery in front of us (sort of like a shadow or figure). I looked at my phone to see what time it was... it was 3:15 a.m., and to make matters worse there was no reception in all four cell phones (and we all have different company plans).

We stopped right next to the cemetery, turned off the car (but we left it in neutral) and waited in the pitch black. Within five minutes of sitting and looking around, the car started to move up hill by itself! We looked at each other in disbelief, we got so scared. I kept my eyes looking straight ahead because I was afraid to look outside the window, thinking I might see someone next to me. My friend Nancy, who was driving, panicked and decided this was it and wanted to get out as soon as possible. Let me just mention that we were in her new car that she and her husband had just bought a week before.

As she turned the car around to get out of this place, we drove slowly to see if we noticed anything lingering around (trying to be brave), and as we passed the cemetery, she tried to speed out, but the car would not go more then 20 mph! Remember, this is a brand new car, so this kind of thing should not happen. We were terrified and she was freaking out, as were the others. She had her foot all the way into the pedal, but the car wouldn't budge.

Our bodies felt heavy, almost like the gravity was pulling us back, but we were far from the mystery point where the car moved on its own. I started to pray in silence because I couldn't stand the heaviness of my body and fact the we were going nowhere at that speed. Believe it or not, the car did not go any further than 20 mph for about a mile. We were all worried that the car would just turn off and we would be stranded in the middle of a pitch-black hill with no phone signal.

Little by little, the car started to speed faster, and once we hit the last turn to get out of the hills, my friend Cathy, who was sitting behind me, said that as we passed the last turn she saw a figure standing next to a tree, so she close her eyes and started to pray until we got out of the hill. Our other friend just closed her eyes and fell sleep (she was a little drunk).

We finally got home and decided that next time we go to this place, we will take a camera to see what we capture.

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