January 2010Monthly Archives
While her days were numbered from the outset, Titanic was a legend during her own lifetime, and has become increasingly immortalised ever since. In this article, we take a look at the famous liner’s origins, from the abandoned Drawing Office and slipways of Harland & Wolff to the murals of east Belfast and the awesome Titanic Quarter that is rising from the dereliction.
For thousands of years, human beings have successfully adapted to their environments and coped with some of the toughest challenges that nature could throw their way. But some places are just so wild that after several millennia, hardy settlers have little choice but to abandon their homes. As such, the lonely islands off the north west coast of Scotland are a swirling mixture of windswept grasslands, craggy sea stacks, shipwrecks and abandoned settlements.
Hello everyone and thanks once again for stopping by! Before I get started, please accept my apologies for the lack of new content over the last week. I’ve been plotting, planning and strategising the future of Urban Ghosts Media, and an exciting new course for 2010! Read on…
They say a picture speaks a thousand words, and these incredible photographs of abandoned mansions, ghost towns and other abandoned buildings prove the old adage beyond a doubt.
For decades after World War Two the superpowers stood poised on the edge of potential nuclear war. But have you ever wondered where the missiles would have come from, or what became of them? Here are two old missile silos from both sides of the divide.
South Georgia Island emerges from the ocean just north of Antarctica, making it one of the most isolated and inhospitable places on Earth. With no native population whatsoever, it’s little wonder the island’s abandoned settlements and ships remain as they were when the last whalers moved out – albeit rusting and slightly mysterious hulks of their former selves.