Prypiat, the ghost town of Chernobyl

Prypiat, the ghost town of Chernobyl

Prypiat, the ghost town of Chernobyl When the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster took place in 1986, a large area of land was heavily contaminated by radioactivity. The Soviet government ordered the evacuation of over 90,000 people living in proximity to the disaster area. Inside the so-called Chernobyl Exclusion Zone lies the now abandoned … Read more

China’s Abandoned Wonderland

China's Abandoned Wonderland

One of the most famous abandoned theme parks has to be China’s Abandoned Wonderland “Wonderland” was supposed to be the Chinese version of Disneyworld. The ruins of what would be the biggest theme park in Asia are situated just 45 minutes outside the center of Beijing, on a 100-acre plot of land. … Read more

The haunted Renwick Ruins – New York

The haunted Renwick Ruins – New York

This is the Smallpox Hospital (also referred to as the Renwick Ruins, Renwick Small Pox Hospital and the Maternity and Charity Hospital Training School) located on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan, New York, United States. The Renwick Smallpox Hospital was designed in 1854 by architect James Renwick Jr. in a Gothic Revival Style. … Read more

The British War Rooms – London

The British War Rooms – London

Cabinet War Rooms history The Cabinet War Rooms was once the most important structure in Great Britain as well as one of the nation’s best kept secrets. The bunker was constructed under the Treasury building on Whitehall, the bunker went in to operation in 1939, in time for Churchill’s government to move … Read more

Detroit, a city in decay – Adandoned and empty!

Detroit, a city in decay – Adandoned and empty!

The city of Detroit, Michigan filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. That was the latest episode in what is a long and painful decline of a once prosperous city. The automobile industry has shrunk, jobs have been lost, and the population has been reduced. During the last 60 years, Detroit … Read more

The Mojave Airplane Graveyard

The Mojave Airplane Graveyard

The Mojave Airplane Graveyard At the junction of State Highways 58 and 14 sits the old road town of Mojave. Located on the western fringe of the upper Mojave Desert, the town is famous for its large airport where Burt Rutan designed and built his around-the-world-without-landing “Global Flyer” and his more recent … Read more

The haunted house of Beijing

The haunted house of Beijing

The beautiful three-story French Baroque-style house at Chaonei No. 81 is a well-known anomaly of Beijing. Small courtyard properties in this area of China’s capital city sell for millions of dollars, and yet this once lavish mansion lies in a state of decay. The reason no one will go near it? Fear … Read more

Bodie The Ghost Town

Bodie The Ghost Town

Founded in 1876, Bodie is the authentic American ghost town. It started life as a small mining settlement, though found even more fortune from nearby mines that attracted thousands. By 1880 Bodie boasted a population of almost 10,000 – such was the boom. At its peak, 65 saloons lined the town’s main … Read more

Abandoned Haunting Seaplane

Abandoned Haunting Seaplane

It’s a beautiful seaplane abandoned between the sea and the desert of Saudi Arabia and it’s been left there for almost 50 years. The plane is a PBY-5A Catalina, a military American seaplane from the 1930’s. It’s is located on a beach off the Strait of Tiran on the Saudi Arabia side … Read more