Tag Archives: abandoned places

Chernobyl – surviving in the glowing stone age

Voices from Chernobyl in The Paris Review.  Good words; check it out. Really interesting personal accounts.  Various perspectives; all human.                   There’s this abandoned house. It’s closed. There’s a cat on the … Continue reading

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Ruble Maps?

I have a real knack for bad titles, but it kinda sorta has a ring to it. OK, maybe not. Let’s move on, shall we? For those of you that feel like taking a walk through Pripyat, you can check … Continue reading

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The Tides, They Are A-Changin’

Water is a big deal. Especially when we move it hither and thither.  Diverting and damming, all the while damning some other ecosystem. Recently, we’ve seen drought reveal previously sunken realms.  Tips of towns revealed under man-made reservoirs. A church was … Continue reading

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Burial at Sea

I love a derelict ship as much as an abandoned building. This one is just begging to be climbed on.  There’s sure to be bonus ghost activity from all the previous fools like me who were lured by her sultry … Continue reading

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A Haunting Destiny

I was pointed to the Tbilisi Roads Ministry Building in Tbilisi, Georgia (alternatively, the Georgia Ministry of Highway Construction) by a friend that does an architectural building of the day shout out. The place is architecturally interesting, to be sure, but … Continue reading

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This old house just groans and trembles

I was just perusing some great abandoned places photos at a blog called The Kingston Lounge.  I love the sub-header “guerrilla preservation and urban archeology.” This picture of a strange, old bathroom in the Hotel Adler (Sharon Springs, NY) caught my eye. … Continue reading

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And for you, a lump of coal

Check out this short little video “Ghosts in the Hollow”.  Great imagery of abandoned places in Appalachia. Ghosts in the Hollow from Jim Lo Scalzo on Vimeo.

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Gently used, seeking occupant….ignore the gaping demon pit

Come on in! Some great pics of abandoned buildings via Urlesque (above via Urlesque from Doug Tanner’s flickr stream) More abandoned places pics. …and the classic old site of Chernobyl pics (I know, I know, load of rubbish, but the … Continue reading

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