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Revisiting Unknown Places in Dreams

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House of 66

Hello, i am new to the forums and i was wondering if anyone out there has ever had any experience with anything like this.

when i was about 22 or so, i began to notice i was dreaming about the same place. it was a small town and nothing really exciting happened in these dreams which is why i think it took me a couple months to notice that i was back in the same place. as the years went forward, i began to dream about the surrounding areas- the county if you will- and was able to draw maps of this place. me and my ex husband even drove out west after i had a dream that told me this place was in new mexico. we never found it. i am not sure if this is some sort of psychic phenom or if there is even a name for it. i have written emails to doctors who study dreams and told them about this, but i imagine they think i am a nutter, and i have never met anyone who has had this experience nor the name for it.

this has gone on for about 15 years now. at least a few times a year i will have a dream about the place. sometimes its just a feeling- a sort of certain feeling that i know i am in the same place. sometimes i will look over and see a mountain range i recognize or a certain cemetary (its on a hill and was built by the original settlers to prevent flooding and a major river runs right through the town). but it always strikes me as being a very real, ordinary place- i would probably doubt my sanity if i kept dreaming for years about a place where people flew and there were candycanes on the trees or something. i mean it is dead dull. just ordinary. and i know that i would know it instantly if i happened upon it.

its worth mentioning as well that a few weeks before i had the first dream of the place ( i was able to pinpoint this as i used to keep a dream journal for years) i had my very first dream where i revisited a place i had dreamed of previously- in fact, just that night. i dreamt of a seaside town during the day. very much like the area surrounding dover (the white cliffs). i spent some time there and then wound up waking up in real life for a couple hours. once i went back to sleep, i was back in the same town, but it was night, and i was eating wild strawberries, which i had never seen before. i even drew the plant in my journal as i found it unusual the way the strawberries grew in the tuft in the center, which i thought was superweird. a couple years later i found out that that is actually a real wild strawberry plant- i had never seen one in my entire life except in my dream (at least that i remember!) but the point is that had dreamt again, the same night, even tho my dream was interrupted , about the same place. and besides that there have been many, many, many other instances where i have dreamt about something or a place before i ever go there. but this is the only time i have had a series of dreams over a period of years about a place i have never seen, but i can draw maps of at least a 20 mile area surrounding.

anyone have any experience with this?

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bLu3 de 3n3rgy
there have been many, many, many other instances where i have dreamt about something or a place before i ever go there. but this is the only time i have had a series of dreams over a period of years about a place i have never seen, but i can draw maps of at least a 20 mile area surrounding.

anyone have any experience with this?

To be able to draw maps of a 20 mile radius is impressive.

There could be various ways to explain what's going on. IMO, the most likely one involves astral projection/remote viewing, because of some sort of connection. What's your thoughts on past life memories? Do you ever get a sense of era or time with this place?

I find what you detail interesting because I'm sure that you can help yourself to uncover more with just having a direction to focus on. Use your intention and expressed will to go in a certain direction with this, ie, something specific that you would like to target on. Like lets say for example, the 'era/time'. Make this your focus so that next time you dream, you'll explore that element.

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I find what you detail interesting because I'm sure that you can help yourself to uncover more with just having a direction to focus on. Use your intention and expressed will to go in a certain direction with this, ie, something specific that you would like to target on. Like lets say for example, the 'era/time'. Make this your focus so that next time you dream, you'll explore that element.

i hadn't thought of that. i certainly have read and scanned many many books about towns, driven through countless towns, tried to figure out where it was by some of the features like the fact that i know that honeymooners used to spend time there but that has fallen off in the past few decades- that sort of thing. but i haven't actually focused on trying to place it as far as era. it doesn't give me any signals about anything like that, but it would surely help to define the parameters of what i am dealing with. as time goes on the dreams have dropped off in frequency, to maybe a few a year, but i just had one a couple months ago which reawakened all my questions about it.

i will definitely give that a shot and if i come to any conclusions i will let you know. is this something you have heard about before, out of curiosity? i would really like to know the name of this phenom if anyone knows what that might be.

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bLu3 de 3n3rgy
i will definitely give that a shot and if i come to any conclusions i will let you know. is this something you have heard about before, out of curiosity? i would really like to know the name of this phenom if anyone knows what that might be.

Sometimes you can use cues in dreams to date things with, other times you can get a sense of the time that a dream belongs to. The idea is to bring in your awareness or bring it to your awareness so that you can connect/ engage with it. You can do this by making something your sole intention to focus on and explore. Or research every topic that you can find related, with an open and explorative mindset. Once you hit that stepping stone you'll be able to revisit everything from different and new angles.

To answer your questions, I have heard of this before and with being on a site like this, you'll find many other's who've experienced the same too. I've experience similar with dreams and meditations. Seeing in fine detail of whole places that i haven't been to and revisiting these places in dreams that i only know in my dreams. What do i think it could be? Well, like i said in my previous post, it could be various things. You might be interested in researching the following subjects, as any one of these or a combination could be what you're experiencing. I hope this helps.

Astral projection, Astral travel

Remote viewing

Past life, Past life memories

Precognition

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Lady Amethyst

Hello :)

Welcome to UM.

I have had the same experience as you. I've visited places in dreams that I recognise being before in past dreams. I write dreams down in diaries and notepads. I remember checking upon an old dream and finding that I had been there in that place. One such place is in England somewhere, and the houses and shops are built using old Tudor style buildings that rise on a hill. There are traffic lights at the top of the hill. There is a large boutique linked to a shoe shop and a record shop. I remember that tucked around the corner of the high street is a place with a nice looking housing area and an estate with blocks of apartments. It's so vivid that I can remember it like I actually went there. I've dreamed of visiting this place a few times and I'm sure I went there as far back as 12 years ago. I recall living there once. Another place has locations and a nice house that DP, my daughter and I moved into. It has a tower (the building was divided into several apartments. We moved into the 2nd floor). I know the colours of the walls, layout of the rooms, ect. and nearby is a public garden/park and a Morrisons supermarket beside a carpark not so far away from the house. Also not too far is a place of houses that look like mini castles. I know that I went back there again.

I believe there are towns that exist and it's possible that we visited them.

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buckcat66

I know this forum was writting in 2009, but hopefully someone might see this. I have had dreams just like this since I was a young child, I'm now in my mid-twenties....I haven't dreamed of these places for a few years until today and this is the first I have done research into my experiences. I, too can draw detailed maps of outlining areas of my town and in full detail with roads, etc. Nothing ever really happens in the dreams, and no one is in them or in the town. I have multiple areas, most are forest areas, rural farmlands, but I know the roads and can travel in the dreams to certain locations througout. The one that really gets me is a small town, other the years I've come to think I have discovered the era maybe 1800's in rural U.S. Most of the buidlings are a dull blue or gray in color and are wooden structures 2-3 stories high, you can see the town from miles away with nothing but desloate fields surronding it. I never feel any emotions there, being a desolote eeriy type town with no people one would think I would be scared but it's just all too familiar everytime I visit in these dreams. Any updates on your findings?!

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misya91

Hello, i am new to the forums and i was wondering if anyone out there has ever had any experience with anything like this.

when i was about 22 or so, i began to notice i was dreaming about the same place. it was a small town and nothing really exciting happened in these dreams which is why i think it took me a couple months to notice that i was back in the same place. as the years went forward, i began to dream about the surrounding areas- the county if you will- and was able to draw maps of this place. me and my ex husband even drove out west after i had a dream that told me this place was in new mexico. we never found it. i am not sure if this is some sort of psychic phenom or if there is even a name for it. i have written emails to doctors who study dreams and told them about this, but i imagine they think i am a nutter, and i have never met anyone who has had this experience nor the name for it.

this has gone on for about 15 years now. at least a few times a year i will have a dream about the place. sometimes its just a feeling- a sort of certain feeling that i know i am in the same place. sometimes i will look over and see a mountain range i recognize or a certain cemetary (its on a hill and was built by the original settlers to prevent flooding and a major river runs right through the town). but it always strikes me as being a very real, ordinary place- i would probably doubt my sanity if i kept dreaming for years about a place where people flew and there were candycanes on the trees or something. i mean it is dead dull. just ordinary. and i know that i would know it instantly if i happened upon it.

its worth mentioning as well that a few weeks before i had the first dream of the place ( i was able to pinpoint this as i used to keep a dream journal for years) i had my very first dream where i revisited a place i had dreamed of previously- in fact, just that night. i dreamt of a seaside town during the day. very much like the area surrounding dover (the white cliffs). i spent some time there and then wound up waking up in real life for a couple hours. once i went back to sleep, i was back in the same town, but it was night, and i was eating wild strawberries, which i had never seen before. i even drew the plant in my journal as i found it unusual the way the strawberries grew in the tuft in the center, which i thought was superweird. a couple years later i found out that that is actually a real wild strawberry plant- i had never seen one in my entire life except in my dream (at least that i remember!) but the point is that had dreamt again, the same night, even tho my dream was interrupted , about the same place. and besides that there have been many, many, many other instances where i have dreamt about something or a place before i ever go there. but this is the only time i have had a series of dreams over a period of years about a place i have never seen, but i can draw maps of at least a 20 mile area surrounding.

anyone have any experience with this?

Hey! I've just seen this now in 2013! but I can relate to you. I have recurring dreams of places I have never seen before, its a rural area and I think its all part of the same town but I can't tell which era it is.. I think its present day era but people are nicer(exclamation mark lol).. I think the clothes are still the same, if its not present, its within the last 100 years (maybe!)

Sometimes I've felt sad or lost within those places, like once I got lost in this corridor full of red doors, and ran down the stairs and got locked up in a corridor full of blue doors.. then when I finally managed to escape, I would climb this somewhat ruined castle that opens to the sea and would sit there just looking at the sea and the feeling I get when I am there is so nice .. and I have dreamt of climbing that castle and looking at the sea many times. Another place which I think is part of the same town where the sea and the ruined castle and the corridors are at, is an old muddy road which makes me happy whenever I walk on that road. I have dreamt of walking there by myself and with my family. It's really strange. I have never seen any of these places in my life and I think it has been about 2 years that I keep having these dreams... I don't mind them as they're not disturbing, apart from the corridor. I just really want to know if these places exist..and I really want to be able to visit them in real life! hm,,

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I have dreams of places that I know I haven't been too but every time they appear it feels like home or a holiday enjoyed.

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House of 66

Hello original.gif

Welcome to UM.

I have had the same experience as you. I've visited places in dreams that I recognise being before in past dreams. I write dreams down in diaries and notepads. I remember checking upon an old dream and finding that I had been there in that place. One such place is in England somewhere, and the houses and shops are built using old Tudor style buildings that rise on a hill. There are traffic lights at the top of the hill. There is a large boutique linked to a shoe shop and a record shop. I remember that tucked around the corner of the high street is a place with a nice looking housing area and an estate with blocks of apartments. It's so vivid that I can remember it like I actually went there. I've dreamed of visiting this place a few times and I'm sure I went there as far back as 12 years ago. I recall living there once. Another place has locations and a nice house that DP, my daughter and I moved into. It has a tower (the building was divided into several apartments. We moved into the 2nd floor). I know the colours of the walls, layout of the rooms, ect. and nearby is a public garden/park and a Morrisons supermarket beside a carpark not so far away from the house. Also not too far is a place of houses that look like mini castles. I know that I went back there again.

I believe there are towns that exist and it's possible that we visited them.

wow!

i was going through my old posts and found this old thread of mine, i am really intrigued by the people who have chimed and said that they have had that experience as well. i am also fascinated by the level of detail that you have. i am going to gather some of my own and post them.

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House of 66

I know this forum was writting in 2009, but hopefully someone might see this. I have had dreams just like this since I was a young child, I'm now in my mid-twenties....I haven't dreamed of these places for a few years until today and this is the first I have done research into my experiences. I, too can draw detailed maps of outlining areas of my town and in full detail with roads, etc. Nothing ever really happens in the dreams, and no one is in them or in the town. I have multiple areas, most are forest areas, rural farmlands, but I know the roads and can travel in the dreams to certain locations througout. The one that really gets me is a small town, other the years I've come to think I have discovered the era maybe 1800's in rural U.S. Most of the buidlings are a dull blue or gray in color and are wooden structures 2-3 stories high, you can see the town from miles away with nothing but desloate fields surronding it. I never feel any emotions there, being a desolote eeriy type town with no people one would think I would be scared but it's just all too familiar everytime I visit in these dreams. Any updates on your findings?!

hi! its been a while since i read this thread, but, no unfortunately, i have yet came to no conclusions. but you know, it is kind of weird, because your place sounds like my place in the sense that nothing is really happening there.

in my place, there are alot of mountains, and a river that runs through. the cemetary was built on a hill because of flooding. the town used to be popular with honeymooners, but is no longer for some reason. there are a huge amount of buildings that are painted white. there is an empty field right on the outskirts of town that has an old abandoned chicken house on it. i can see it so clearly in my mind, in this flat field. up the road from there, there is a turn off to your right, and at that corner is a huge, old tree with some sort of historic significance. there is a plaque there, but i can never stop to see what it says. i have combed books looking for this tree, to no avail.

other details- for some reason, two of the most haunting visages are these-

when you enter the town from the south, from the freeway, there is a superelevation that curves to the left. if you look down, you see the town. the freeway was build as a bridge and the town is beneath it, pretty much.

and this- there is a little drugstore/ magazine stall that stands on the northeast corner of a street right off the main drag. its at a traffic light, and caddycorners. in other words, it faces the street at an angle, and for some reason when i see it it is always raining, and the way the traffic lights and the red neon of the drugstore/mag stall reflect off the road is somehow enchanting to me.

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Anna2883

Hi - I know the last time this thread was replied to was back in 2014. But I too have a reoccurring dream. However in this dream I know exactly where I am. Its a hill in my home town back in Romania - Cluj to be precise, this hill in my dream has a huge cemetery spreading all over it at the top (very futuristic cemetery - there is no cemetery as such in this area, there are only houses there now) which seems to be dedicated to fallen heroes that come from a different world far away from us and it seems its from the future but at the same time there are old graves. It feels as if I am in the future looking back on the past but not the past that we know, its a future past - if that makes sense? There is also a river crossing my home town....in my dream all is black, white and grey and the wind blows gently and everything seems to be moving very slow...at times I am floating over this immense cemetery and sometimes it feels as if I am allowed to walk among the stones. It feels as if there is a secret that I need to know about but every single time I get closer to this so called secret I get pulled away. Every-time I get closer to the graves I get pulled away, I never manage to read what it says on the stone...all seems to be very secretive and well secured and taken care of.  

I keep going back to this place every now and then...sometimes the feeling of being there scares me and makes me wake up...

Its very strange as this hill is full of houses cant imagine a cemetery on top of the hill...will try and go back to history and see if anything has happened on the hill.

FYI - it took me a while before I figured out that the location was in my hometown....

 

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KaptainKabul

Hello dreamers,

I was looking for reoccuring dream places and found this thread. i want to share my experiences here.

 

when i was younger i had often sleep paralysis, until i learned to change the plane. I know that sounds kinda strange. But when it happens nowadays, when i now trapped in my body, i just change the dreamplane and its gone, it is something i now do

unconsciously. I don't think it is something metaphysical, more kinda like controling dream and lucid dreaming. Can't explain it directly. It's something like knowing it is a dream, then waking up, but not waking up, just changing the scenery of the dream. After i learned to do that i have seen those places. Dream places. I also can escape nightmare or entitys in the dreams. Just change the plane, they somehow cant follow that. Just never interact with them, its always unpleasant, always.

 

There are places. Places that reoccur in my dreams. Places that feel somehow important. Not necessarily to me. Important in itself.

I want to share my dream experiences with reoccuring places. I think some could be important.

I have around 4-5 different places that reoccur. Not like every night or even week. But once a month or so.

The places don't exist in the real world or i have never seen them personally if they do. These places are reoccuring in my dreams. They are dream constructs that feel important to me.

I made a list (and while writing the list, other places popped up in my head, they sometimes are connected and when i started describing them i started remebering others,too)

This is the ist of places i kinda feel they are maybe non person entities in my dream.

1. The abandoned city

2. The warehouse

3. The gas station

4. The train station

5. The pit

These places are in my memory when i awake and they reoccur. Except the pit, which only occured once, but the dream stayed in my memory since years.
None of these places are nightmare material, sometimes i flee or hide there from something. The pit or the shopping district of the city are places that i met hostile entities.

1. The abandoned city

It's looks like an eastern europe city(poland, bulgaria?). It has small skysrapers for living in the form how Soviets builded them. It has Highways going all around and through the city. The Highways only lead around and through the city, but not into the streets, it like some form of sightseeing. If you are on the highway, you cant reach places in the city, only look at them. It#s kinda strange. i have to planechange to get to places in the city(and planechanging not always work, i then land in a normal dream)

But there are places in the city i visit in other dreams or through a succesful planechange. I somehow know it is always this city when i'am at those places.

The places i can kinda describe is

 A - The cultural district.

 - With greek styled columns and big beautiful buildings. The buildings are not ruins, they are gorgeous, but noone is there. It is empty. I was rarly there. It seems important. Just not for me.

 B - The shopping district

 - Here i met other and saw entitys. Pretty sure i needed to escape some of those there. I also met friends there. It's like everyone whos there is looking for something. myself included. Sometimes i search things in the shops with friends.

 The mall itself and its structure is taken from places i saw. But the shops and persons are not. The shops are unique.

 C -  The underground station

 It is something connected to the train station. when i go there and board a train, i could land at the riverside bath or at the train station(4).

 D - The riverside bath

 A luxerious bath with view at a river and a restaurant. It has a glas ceiling.

2. The warehouse

A giant barn like house, there are pawrking lots around it and it has no front door. The door is a giant gat at the backside.

I always wait there for someone to to pick something up inside. They go in and don't come back. When i go in i get lost. It's filled with thousand of things old and new. Bycicles, Puppets, old toys, old stuff you would find in your cellar. Rarly something new.

It is somehow connected to the shopping district. Sometimes when i go there i end up in the shopping district of the abandoned city

3. the gas station

i never go there to fill my vehicle. It's to shops at the street with a gas station. t's kinda strange sometimes it looks from the inside like a fast food restaurant, but like evrything mixed together. It's kinda harmless and not mystical. Maybe thats just a normal dream place, but its reoccuring, so i didnt want to miss this one out.

4. The train station

It is definitly from the future. Theres no open big hall where all thre trains arrive, like in Paris. It is more like underground with tubes leading everywhere to the trains. I always get lost there, thousand of ways and everyone in there is hectic and i end up in strange places when i board the trains. But the trains itself are new, newer then trains in europe. Kinda like they maybe would look in 50 years or so. Also the "persons" there have strange technology to control the passenger and everythings more like something they would build in the future.

5. The Pit

This one is just a pit in the ground maybe 8 metres deep and around 30 m². It is not giant. It is filled with torches, the light is nice. The pit itself is kinda like a save place. I know something outside is not save.

I know when i leave the pit, bad things happen. I only had this one once. But the dream left such a strong impression, that i can see the pit before my eyes like it happened yesterday (The dream occured 8 years ago).

The pit is definitly not a real place.

 

Thats the only thing i can tell you guys. i think my grandmother knew more. She told me a few things about the dreams and about lucid dreaming. About how i can control a few things and that i shouldn't talk to the entitys there.

She also told me to not go into the forest, Whatever that means. I never saw a forest in my dreams. I think she knew the city. But i can barly remeber what she said about it. She died when i was 7 and ima 37 now, so take that with a  grain of salt.

My memory from back there is kinda blurry.

 

 

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Essan

I find that most places you visit in dreams are an amalgam of real places you have been to (maybe 30 or 50 years before). places you know today, places you have seen on TV and places you have imagined from books.   The same applies to people.

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