User Discovers Strange Identical Cities, Yellow Brick Roads, And Other Easter Eggs On Waze Map4 min read
Waze is a motorist’s best friend. Also, it can be a useful tool for uncovering top-secret locations hiding in our midst.
In a Facebook post by user Howie Layug de Ocampo, he pointed out some strange locations on the social navigation app Waze.
A hidden city in Quezon province?
Somewhere in the province of Quezon
By zeroing in on the anomalous images on Waze, he found out that the three crosses reveal that they have identical roads, only differing in size. De Ocampo said that based on the scale, the strange road maps appear to be as big as cities.
While the shapes are weird enough as they are, what cranks the whole affair up to eleven is that the city-wide
Streets with names from the Bible
Think strange cities in what are supposed to be forested areas are unsettling? It just gets better—and more anomalous.
Further zooming to the crosses will reveal the names of the thoroughfares there. There are parallel roads named after books in the Bible while others bear colors as names. Others weren’t so kindly such as the streets of Ungas and Kamote, an obvious jab to our favorite unruly drivers.
Meanwhile, some of the most innocent ones we’ve seen were pop culture references:
- Yellow Brick Road
- Combantrin Highway
- Deakin Street
- Tonka Truck Boulevard
- Community Highway
‘Dala ka ng
fuds‘ to these locations
To make things more Twilight Zone–
One location there says Mababang Paaralan ng Chuva Cthulu, a charming reference to the Lovecraftian elder god and Jolina Magdangal. Meanwhile, others were parodies of existing institutions like LOGO Motel,
Want a dose of existential dread? This bizarre village has a park-like destination called “Where Dreams Die.” Meanwhile,
Not just in Quezon?
But it doesn’t end there: the same
To test if you can actually use the navigation app to make it to the said villages, we tried to pin “To Perdition” as our destination. However, the app just kept on loading and it didn’t give us a way to access the freakish villages. Weird, right?
Before you put your tinfoil hats on and
“Guys, you can stop trying to post
Furthermore, she also said that the
Easter eggs in apps aren’t a new thing.
For instance, an old Google Maps
Meanwhile, voice assistants like Siri and Google Assistant are pretty notorious with this. To trigger wacky responses from these assistants, you need to tell them commands related to
Or does it?