Let me tell you about something that really caught my attention when I was researching about England and her culture, the famous Jack the ripper.
You may think that this man was not even real, but it turns out it was one of the most cruel serial killer in the country, specifically in London, terrorizing an entire people that can’t even go out to the streets because of the fear in their hearts.
Obviously it is hard to believe, but let me tell you this mysterious and exciting story from the beginning.
I was researching 1 topic in general, which it was about the culture and the people of London when suddenly I notice that people in the 19th century (Victorian era) was so scared of walking in the streets of London, why? It was all because of a man known as Jack the ripper. From the moment I read that, the curiosity ran through my veins and I couldn’t help investigate this man.
Jack the ripper (as people called it) was a serial killer that to this day remains anonymous, in their murders were involved most of the time female prostitutes.
Nobody could ever solve the mystery and nobody could catch jack, but, what has all this to do with the culture of England? , beyond the fear of the people at that time, the media spread the story of jack all across the country until this man became folklore in England and an inspiration for a lot of movies and biographies.
Nowadays the story of Jack the Ripper is recognized in every single place of the Earth.
Do you think that the legend of this man impulse London to be a tourist place and also at that time to be the cause of so much fear in the people?