Hoia Baciu: Romania’s Freakiest Forest

Alexandria Ducksworth
Aug 5 · 3 min read

On August 18, 1968, Emil Barnea saw something strange in the sky.

The military technician was out on a casual stroll with his girlfriend and two friends at the Hoia Baciu forest. He looked above and spotted something extraordinary: a UFO. Barnea took a picture and immediately reported it to the authorities. Strangely enough, the authorities rejected his evidence, calling his UFO sighting simply a…