ABANDONED ISLAND OF DEATH

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  • Published on Jul 21, 2019
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  • Daan
    Daan 21 hour ago

    Making the video darker than it actually was though, really? Very obvious at 12:55

  • Cristina Rodilla
    Cristina Rodilla 2 days ago

    Matt is handsome

  • Jari Wietfeldt
    Jari Wietfeldt 2 days ago

    i can say crap

  • girl in lilac
    girl in lilac 2 days ago +2

    You know it’s awful what happened there but the island had a sad beauty to it.

  • Gooch1989
    Gooch1989 2 days ago

    Looks like "The last of Us". But thought about Shutter Island the whole time

  • Afonso Sampaio
    Afonso Sampaio 3 days ago

    is this a motherfcking The Paranormal Files reference??? xD

  • Admist-
    Admist- 4 days ago

    Instead of raiding Area 51 people should raid this place

  • ElmosWorldツ
    ElmosWorldツ 4 days ago

    i’ve been on one of those limousine boats lmaoo it’s so nice there. i went this past summer visiting again upcoming summet

  • Julian Ayala
    Julian Ayala 6 days ago

    Spooky shit

  • Rajeev Singh
    Rajeev Singh 6 days ago

    I almost shit my pants at 8:35... 😰..don't do this again

  • sooyoung
    sooyoung 7 days ago +5

    Lol I know the plague is curable but you can still get it from the island. The ashes and remains aren’t good for lungs so you should wear mask next time

  • Andy
    Andy 7 days ago

    You guys should try the illegal San Pedro prison tour in Bolivia!

  • Alohi Fernandez
    Alohi Fernandez 7 days ago

    I wouldn’t touch anything

  • Thobz Mabaso
    Thobz Mabaso 7 days ago

    Am I the only one who thought that this place has really good potential to become a 5 star hotel?

  • omg judyb
    omg judyb 8 days ago

    You got me at 8:33 😭😂

  • sama
    sama 8 days ago

    I just noticed that you guys don't put ads at all ... that's amazing but I suggest you guys to put at least one add your content deserves million views...

  • Gonzales Babies 3
    Gonzales Babies 3 9 days ago +4

    12:53 *sounds like a woman crying in background?*
    Or just me??? 🤔

  • Gonzales Babies 3
    Gonzales Babies 3 9 days ago +1

    *I started watching this when y’all use to do Abandon places videos... this makes me happy a’f seeing y’all do this again.*

  • Rockstar 7777
    Rockstar 7777 9 days ago

    Go to snake island..

  • craig me
    craig me 11 days ago

    Can't believe there is no resort on some of the most expensive realestate in the world. You are only making it creepy to make your vid look crazy. Someone will resort it up. In 21st century, only the Italians would be scared of gosts or the devil or some unearthly thing. Would be a tourst Mecca if it was open. Hiroshima more dead people, come on. London the center of black death. The Somb France 150 000 killed in one battle ww1. Bones everywhere! Only in Italy...

  • Hamed Mohammed
    Hamed Mohammed 11 days ago

    So what if someone want to live in that island.. Alone

  • Suchy Chleb
    Suchy Chleb 12 days ago +2

    So there is a guy, Urban Explorer, that went there at night. Alone. 2 Times i think

  • Anthony Ciano
    Anthony Ciano 13 days ago

    Imagine being there at night though

  • Jeovana N
    Jeovana N 13 days ago

    Didn't even see a bird

  • hamadou sanaà
    hamadou sanaà 14 days ago

    it would be so scary visiting this island in winter on a rainy day lol i can imagine!!

  • tannah triplett
    tannah triplett 14 days ago

    10:05 that looks like one of them house type things for a casket

  • bob jr
    bob jr 15 days ago +1

    if exploring with josh is the king, then sam and colby are the queens 😍🥰

  • Maddie McLachlan
    Maddie McLachlan 16 days ago

    I am not sleeping tonight

  • Fahdvlogs
    Fahdvlogs 16 days ago

    This videos are so high quality

  • Chris Xavier
    Chris Xavier 17 days ago

    Thomas is puh si

  • ChummyWeiser
    ChummyWeiser 17 days ago

    It really reminds me of Grosse-Ile Memorial here in Canada: www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/qc/grosseile which was a qurantine island for immigrants and thousands of people died there from various infectious diseases. They made it back alive with tours and actors. I think this island you visited should be also be used as an historical site tour. I like those kind of places because of their history.

  • Dr Money Gaming
    Dr Money Gaming 18 days ago

    kids stuff- try NEW IDRA an EPA abandoned cinnabar-mercury mining town in the mountains by Hollister Ca ... on the road in there are cattle skulls in the creek bed dead from mercury poisoning - you round a bend and theres a huge hill with gigantic mining machines toppling down the sides left to rust - the mine tailings pile is still there - and at the time i was there it was ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING for the SAN JOSE SHERIFFS DEPT - and a DRUG TREATMENT facility run by a non profit foundation.....
    the main buildings were set on fire by a crazy homosexual drug addict cook black guy - the ranch house where an IRON CROWN OF SATAN was on the mantel place and the house was full of pictures of the original owners and workers--- everything worked and there was a ton of old cars trucks semis that all worked ....the non profit foundation had a pitbull-sharpei retirement kennel and also raised and sold Rottweilers - lots of blind old dogs weird huh
    there was also a couple of old horses that hung around for some reason ....a huge old horse and cattle barn and area ....andget THIS a HERD OF CATTLE AND FERAL HOGS that would stampede out of the surrounding hills when the TRUCKS CAME because they were loaded with ROTTEN BREAD from the SAN FRANCISCO BAKERYS and supermarkets ....
    they would toss barrels of bread to the cattle and hogs who ate it and then began TRIPPING ON THE ERGOT MOLD - highly addictive ,,,,the cattle and hogs would run off and fight and make wild noises for DAYS afterwards ............
    WEIRDEST PART- the non profit foundation did burn tear outs for insurance companys and the ALTERNATIVE sentence prisoners were the workers - the ones who worked EXTRA HARD and were in an APPROVED relationship - yes men and women...were awarded CONJUGAL TIME at the ranch in a nice house---for a weekend
    most UNIQUE feature and MOST DANGEROUS ........the DAM - yes its in the desert with high mountains of BIG SUR behind it ....a road goes up there and its a PRIVATELY OWNED DAM from the mining company times in the 1800s still works with big old gates and sluices pipes that run down to the town ........
    to PROTECT the water supply GUARD DUTY is a requirement and theres a GUARD CABIN with 2 bunks a wood stove and a CB radio run off car batterys ....HOURLY CHECK IN required
    you walk guard duty with another prisoner and 2 big ol rottweilers on chains and gather fire wood from the brush - they give you rations of food to cook and water to drink .........
    i did the guard duty TWICE once with a ex con druggy and the other was a guy who beat up a cop - both were dangerous lunatics
    the water was drinkable up in the dam and we opened the pipes when ever the ranch house said the tank below was getting low........
    hog hunters would drive through and campers with mexican mafia meth cooks and once a CIA crew came up to check on a weather station -- yes the CIA owns all the weather stations thats well known.
    another part of the town was rented by SURVIVALISTS who were white supremacists who drove around in jeeps with side arms
    the whole town was painted by the prisoners and lots of abandoned houses still stood and they scavanged parts from them windows doors electrical wiring copper pipeing for repairs
    there was always a threat of being knifed or killed constantly by any of the other prisoners and since WOMEN were in the mix - that bizarre top dog alpha male scenario to have them as allies and for sex.........the foundation owner lorded over the whole thing like a king in San Jose with a big ol house - i recall having to carry a HUGE heavy EAGLE CLAW BATHTUB made out of ZINC with 7 other men up the stairs of his house 1 step at a time it took HOURS it was so heavy and unweldy.......
    compared to the RIOTS i went through at SUSANVILLE state prison and at DUELL prison intake in TRACY this place was more scary ....
    it was the weirdness of it - the satanic worship thing and the iron crown the bizarre antics of the prisoners allowed FREE REIGN of a deserted city condemned by the EPA for MERCURY poisoning - and the giant signs next to the road in CAUTION THE AIR AND DUST IN THIS AREA IS CONTAMINATED WITH MERCURY DO NOT STOP .
    i dare you chickens to go to NEW IDRA .........ITS SINCE BEEN ABANDONED completely and its on GOOGLE ................some of the houses are still there and so is SATAN!!!!!!!!!!

  • Evelyn Greene
    Evelyn Greene 18 days ago

    Rip sam and colby

  • Kaitlynn M
    Kaitlynn M 18 days ago

    At school, we went to a concentration camp for a day (here in Germany in the area I live in, it's normal for classes to visit one near) and I thought THAT was creepy and disgusting, but this? Might be even same level of creep, as there were also really bad things happening on that island....

  • Simone Ferla
    Simone Ferla 18 days ago

    Oh my god. I'm italian and i've never heard about that island, thank you.

  • Nihoac
    Nihoac 19 days ago

    This island served as a so-called plague island. When the black plague („pestis“)broke out in Venice, they brought all the sick to this island to prevent the spread of the black plague in Venice ...

  • Just we
    Just we 19 days ago

    Wtf i -- 8:33.. My mom hit me bcos of this part ☹️

  • Silver Beans
    Silver Beans 20 days ago

    Tis' beautiful doh.

  • Black Beard
    Black Beard 20 days ago

    Hot? No come to Texas it’s all seasons lol.
    But mainly San Antonio is always 100 to 103 degrees (home sweet home)

  • cali rose
    cali rose 21 day ago

    I have watched exploring with Josh's vid, it totally has a different vibe. Yours is kinda scary.

  • Bittersweet Sofie
    Bittersweet Sofie 21 day ago

    tHis Is WhEre PlAgue DoCtoRs WerE BorN ?

  • maggie
    maggie 21 day ago +2

    “Don’t touch the railing”

    “Proceeds to touch handles” 💀

  • i bob 2484
    i bob 2484 21 day ago

    nice drone piloting even tho u crashed.

  • kumbhan choksi
    kumbhan choksi 21 day ago

    “SEEK DISCOMFORT”
    Visit this island at night time.

  • Fernando Castillo
    Fernando Castillo 22 days ago

    Amazing doc movie! Loved it!!! 🙌🏼👏🏼🙂

  • Leena Noor
    Leena Noor 22 days ago +1

    Leena Noor
    Yes Theory should finally go paranormal investigating, work with a medium, or a voodoo priestess. That would be an awesome video.
    I’m down to go 🤙🏼

  • Mark Saab
    Mark Saab 22 days ago +1

    7:11 who else saw someone by the window?

  • Snoozy Leah
    Snoozy Leah 24 days ago +2

    "I dug until my fingers bled. But all I could find was charred bone and ash. All that was left of you."

    tell me I'm not the only one who gets this...hehe >.

  • TJ
    TJ 24 days ago

    13:50 y’all messed up

  • Fedo167
    Fedo167 26 days ago

    Looks like something straight out of Uncharted

  • WhyJay4X4
    WhyJay4X4 27 days ago +1

    @mrbeast collab!!

  • Roxy
    Roxy 27 days ago +4

    Got me bad with that jump scare 😂

  • Sandra
    Sandra 29 days ago +4

    at 8:34 you seriously scared the shit out of me!! omg :'D

  • Allyssa Shipsteel
    Allyssa Shipsteel 29 days ago

    Them: should we do it?
    Me: no, nO,No
    Them: let’s do it

  • Brian Miller
    Brian Miller Month ago

    this is literally Zelda Breath of the Wild

  • Brian Miller
    Brian Miller Month ago +4

    anyone else want to build a thriving community on this island or am i just crazy?

  • DU BEaST
    DU BEaST Month ago

    If buzzfeed unsolved doesn’t do a video on this I’m gonna poop my pants

  • washiwep washineyney

    okay please tell me im not the only one who screamed at 8:34

  • Jk
    Jk Month ago

    Didnt know that Faze Apex and Reckful had a channel togheter

  • Mart Bult
    Mart Bult Month ago

    Stuktv