The Panteon of Belen, located in Guadalajara, Mexico is considered to be one of the most historic cemeteries in Mexico. After the Independence War, Guadalajara faced a large number of famines and epidemic diseases during the 1800’s. The Cholera killed a large percentage of the population and the city was faced with the necesity of building a new hospital as well as a Cemetery in order to bury the bodies. Today the hospital is still in use with the cemetery right next to it. Over the years the cemetery has been considered to be haunted. Surrounded my numerous stories about ghosts sightings that have been recorded along with massive hysteria. There has been many myths throughout the years surrounding this infamous cemetery, stories from ghosts to vampires, but the thing is that I never new about this cemetery until I unexpectedly experienced it for myself.
Last year our family was faced with a tragic devastation surrounding the welfare of my aunt. We had traveled to Guadalajara that very same day to visit her. They had found a tumor in her head and where examining thouroughly. After they took x-rays, they moved my aunt to another room, while the nurse helped moved all her information and belongings, but she had acccidently taken the x-rays with her. By that time, it was about two in the morning and that’s when we realized that the x-rays where missing. My mother along with my cousins were taking care of my aunt, so I decided I had to go seek help in order to retrive the x-rays, especially since the doctor needed them. I asked the nearest nurse for directions to the emergency room. As she was giving me the directions I tried to remember eveything, but at times it was difficult for me to understand, although I am hispanic and I do understand spanish, I am no expert, and it made it even more difficult for me to understand since the nurse was using words I didn’t quite understand. I thanked her for her help and I went along...