So, when you did the first two episodes that are upcoming in Trinidad, what did you find the biggest challenge you had with investigating in Trinidad was?
Just some locations there were huge. Chacachacare was very overgrown, thick, thick jungles. And I know it's not something we usually have a lot of experience with. Well I certainly agree with you, Kris. Chacachacare certainly was something which was really new for us and really getting into some of that adventure side of ghost investigating.
And the very fact that we were pushing ourselves to the limits in Trinidad was great for us to get out of that norm and really extend ourselves. And certainly for me, Trinidad will always be remembered by the huge centipedes that hiss at you. And just - Joe Chin and Scott Tepperman had it the hardest. And of course, I can't forget the roads either.
Of the episodes that you filmed for the season already, which one are you each most excited about? I'm excited for a few of them. I mean, some of them, for paranormal reasons, others for just the challenge of the location.
We've been going to some bigger places. We've been going to some places that really require us to be very physical. We're also dealing with animals that we're not familiar with. So it does seem like there's quite a few cases where you aren't just focusing on the case and the paranormal aspects of it. But you're trying to deal with just the environment that you aren't used to. So, I mean, I definitely have a favorite in New Zealand. I also have a favorite in Trinidad. And then there's a location in Ireland that I loved, so, but I mean, for all different reasons.
I would tend to agree with Kris there, in that aspect. I really do have a place in my heart for Chacachacare in Trinidad, as well as Riccarton Racecourse down in New Zealand. For us it was an experience, and a humbling experience at that, to see the damage caused by the Christ Church earthquake and see what was happening during there. And our hearts really opened to what the residents down there are facing on a continual basis. It's just a nightmare as it unfolds.
Where is the one place that you haven't investigated yet for each of you that you most want to? I've always wanted to investigate the Catacombs in France.
But I think you guys have already done that before I came on, right, like a section of it? That's right, that's right, yes. I was just there last week. And it was crazy to walk around in. And I can't imagine actually investigating it. For me I would have to say it would be the Titanic, right at the bottom of the Atlantic.
Can you both talk about Trinidad and the supernatural elements there as compared to North America or even Europe? You know, it's funny because Barry and I have both been running into places where the belief systems are just different. And it's funny because it's been challenging us in a lot of ways, because there's certain that we tackle things that goes against the local culture and the local beliefs.
And I know the big thing in Trinidad was the story of the Soucouyant which appears as a fireball. And they say that, basically, she'll appear as an old woman and peel her skin away and turn into this fireball. And the locals are afraid of this thing.
It's something that they scare their kids with so they stay out of the jungle. But it's just really interesting to see the differences and hear the differences in the cultures in all the different countries you go to.
It's different because when I was in the states you're familiar with what people believe here. But once you start going outside of that and you get to see the world a little bit, it's interesting to see our differences.
You learn - I feel I'm learning a lot more with the international show. The differences, as Kris has pointed out, are varied. And we find ourselves both bringing solutions to some of those belief systems and alternatives.
And at other times we're facing a learning curve as well from our perspective which takes us outside of our comfort zone. And sometimes we're faced with things that we've never experienced before. England, for example, we were told about this story that just seemed a way out there.
And for us to film that and see it for ourselves was quite a remarkable experience. But Trinidad, of course, has its own belief systems, very much similar to other island belief systems. But both Trinidad and Tobago, and of course the other islands, are steeped in myth and superstition. And it's a very vibrant place. And that vibrancy filters through into its legends and myths.
And it was really a remarkable experience for us all. It's funny, too, because a lot of times, like, the different belief systems are kind of putting the group in an interesting spot, because obviously there's six of us. We're all coming at it from different angles too.
But then we're dealing with the local culture. And there's been a couple times we all are battling out - battling it out in a way, because it's so different than anything we're used to dealing with. I think the last few cases we've done have really made us all kind of think of think outside the box.
I think the next episodes coming up are going to make an impression on us as well. What do you both make of that light source that was rising above the tree in Trinidad? How do you look at it as compared to the owners of the location? I think for us, as Kris has pointed out we have mixed opinions on it. I think it would have been great from our perspective, outside of the show to go back, possibly, and investigate further. It was something extremely unusual. And as Kris has said, we have our differences in what possibly it could be.
But what it truly was now for us to look back on, we just can't be sure. Kris, can you talk about what you felt on the leg in the dark in Trinidad and what you think it was? What I felt on my leg in Trinidad, the Lopinot. I'm trying to think. Yes, I honestly, I have no clue. I mean there's a few things that happened in Trinidad that I can't explain.
I know I have seen this shadow, this human figure. I also got touched. I know Barry had things a few things happen to him that he couldn't explain. You know, it's just one of those cases where we have personal experiences.
But then we also have some stuff to back it up. So it was just a weird case all around. I think all of us were kind of either - I don't even know how to describe it honestly, like we're all split. For a while there it was three on one side and three on the other. And we're kind of battling it out over evidence. We're battling it out over personal experience. I enjoy cases like that because we're all kind of picking at each other.
We're all working together to figure it out. It's not like just Barry and I, which is nice. But I have no idea what the hell touched me. I have no idea what the hell I've seen at the location. I'm still trying to figure it out because everything in me has always been a skeptic. And I always question, even when I know I couldn't explain it when I was there.
But I have no idea. I mean, I'm still confused by it. Barry, do you have any new investigative techniques or technologies that you're going to introduce this season? I have been working with Paul in development within the camera technology. We do want to see more. We don't want that technology to become stagnant. And so it's continually developing. We do have the fourth generation camera, a low light full spectrum camera which is coming out now.