Our popular weekly link round-up highlights abandoned weaponry and prisons, urban interventionism, bizarre beached whale sculptures and more.
Occupying a commanding position overlooking the small Bulgarian town of Omurtag is the Park of Aviation and Aeronautics, a collection of largely Soviet-era military memorabilia.
Wikimedia Commons’ Picture of the Day, this stunning photograph has been digitally retouched to add to the already compelling atmosphere of the scene
Follow-on from our acclaimed 5 Pillars of the Abandoned World article, highlighting more incredible forgotten buildings and fallen institutions within the realm of urban exploration.
In these images, urban explorer and urbex photographer Kiekmal digitally recreates the effect of light rays shining through a church window with striking results.
We’ve explored two ghost towns on the Faroe Islands – Múli and the deserted whaling station of Við Áir. Skarvanes is a similar village on the island of Sandoy.
Weekly link round-up features articles about urban exploration, urban art, urban legend, recycled architecture, abandoned buildings and more.
Like many remote archipelagos, whaling has historically served a key role in the economy of the Faroe Islands, as this haunting whaling station near Hvalvík attests.
In this article, we delve deeper into the abandoned and heavily overgrown Helensburgh railway station in New South Wales, Australia.
The Dutch village of Giethoorn is known as Venice of the Netherlands because it has no streets, using a network of canals for transportation.
Treehugger said it was the simplest DIY product they’d ever reported on – a bike rack adapted from two simple wooden pallets.
This week’s link round-up covers urban exploration and abandoned buildings, urban art and adaptive reuse, Beijing’s Underground City and more.
Despite serving as home to four remaining residents and a summer holiday destination for former locals, the living ghost town of Múli has been abandoned since 2002.
Hidden virtually out of sight in a deep cutting and teeming with plant life, this former railway station at Helensburgh, New South Wales, has been abandoned since 1915.
This conjoined image underscores the relatively short space of time necessary for an abandoned building to decay once it’s no longer maintained.