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cyprus 5: abandoned places

we came across a few abandoned villages during our drive through southern cyprus. sometimes, a village has been abandoned because an earthquake or water problem rendered it unlivable; however, it may be the case that a village was abandoned because it had been a turkish-cypriot village before the turkish invasion, and the residents left it for safety in the north.

Cyprus

Haunting Photos of Abandoned Soviet Buildings

Photographer Rebecca Litchfield, who we discovered on Fubiz, is fascinated by the abandoned architecture that still stands across 13 countries that were once part of the Soviet Union. 150 more words

Buzz

Route 66 Day

Yesterday we went for a Sunday drive on Saturday –  along Route 66.

A number of towns along Route 66, which is just 30 minutes from here, hosted what they called the Route 66  Red Carpet Corridor or something like that. 259 more words

Photography

L.A.'s Abandoned Nazi Ranch

Oh yes, you heard right. At some point in the 1930s, there was a group of Americans crazy enough to think Hitler would win the war. 1,189 more words

Travel

Portable Toilets / Diner

I drove back home from Ithaca yesterday and stopped a few times to take some photographs.  / I first noticed this collection of portable toilets in Lisle, NY back when I lived in Ithaca and my friend Alex and I would drive around while he “looked for color”.   219 more words

History

glasgow botanics hidden underground station

Heterotopia – ‘a concept of human geography elaborated by philosopher Michel Foucault to describe places and spaces that function in non-hegemonic conditions’

Hauntology – ‘social movemement concerning the idea/s of the past and the future, haunting, bleeding into the present’ 963 more words

Archaeology