According to the Mayan calendar, December 21, 2012 over the so-called long-count cycle of the Age of the Fifth Sun, which began in August 3114 BC. On this date calendar ends, which gave the pessimists reason to believe that the Maya, thus predicted the end of the world.
French police detained two people with a machete and gas masks in the Mount Byugarash, which is called as a possible refuge from the coming apocalypse supposedly, said on Friday, Agence France-Presse.
According to the prefect of the department of Aude Eric Feyselinara, said items were found in the car, in which these people were trying to get to the vicinity of the mountain Byugarash. Government representative said that about any threat to the security of the question, were only a few minor incidents and the individual. So, on the eve of the area were detained several people: a man with a stun gun, the other — with a baseball bat and another with marijuana.
By its actions, the local authorities are hoping to stem the flow of people, who believe in the imminent end of the world and hoped to survive it in the area of the mountain, and a crowd of curious and media representatives. On Friday morning near the village of about 200 residents worked about 250 journalists from 50 countries.
According to the Mayan calendar, December 21, 2012 over the so-called long-count cycle of the Age of the Fifth Sun, which began in August 3114 BC. On this date calendar ends, which gave the pessimists reason to believe that the Maya, thus predicted the end of the world. In turn, located in the Iberian massif Corbières mountain Byugarash 1,231 thousand meters in height thanks to the Internet audience has become famous as a possible refuge in case of the apocalypse. This place has previously been popular with all sorts of occult because of the unusual geological structure (upper layers of the peak related to an earlier geological era), the mountain was presented as a possible basis of aliens, and in its underground part of the allegedly hidden the gate to another world. According to some reports, this is the pinnacle inspired by French writer Jules Verne to write "Journey to the Center of the Earth." It was also alleged that her image of Steven Spielberg used in his film "Close Encounters of the Third."