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Welcome Adele Casales Rocha

USI Calgary

J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
7191 Adele Casales Rocha is the author of the 2019 book Portal, A Lifetime of Paranormal Experiences

This book shares stories from witnesses from all walks of life which include the little-explored area of the Philippines. In particular, the first half of the book delves into uncanny and terrifying experiences previously uncovered in other books about Asian countries, focusing on one family’s struggles with a haunted home and the tragedies that followed.

Although an Asian country as it is centered in the Pacific, the Philippines was a Spanish colony for over 400 years and then was a Japanese-occupied territory. Due to this prolonged European influence, it is unique among Pacific destinations as a Eurasian culture. It is usually portrayed as an idyllic destination for both adventurers, hikers and beach-goers who are after an exotic tropical sojourn, however the Philippines had a violent past due to its involvement in World War II, and its oft-visited skies exude evidence of extra-terrestrial visitations. This book documents in stories the aftermath ...

Amazon: Portal-Lifetime-Paranormal-Experiences

The Show will be recorded Wednesday March 13, 2019 starting at 3:00pm MDT. Post any questions or comments for discussion below:


Skilled Investigator
Randall, thank you for the intro to this authors work.

I am wondering if there are myths and or widespread believed stories in the Philippines which bear a fundamental similarity to a European analog?

Secondly, if there is a strong "resemblance" to a European phenomenon, is that because of influences in cross-cultural storytelling or the confirmation of a parallel and shared experiences across the planet?

Looking forward to the show!


Gene Steinberg

Forum Super Hero
Staff member
She will also be on this weekend's After The Paracast, to be recorded Saturday, March 16th at 10 AM Pacific.

So there's still time to ask questions.