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Chernobyl Diary

For many landscape photographers, whether they are in to urban exploration or not, Chernobyl is a bit of a hot spot on the list of places to go.  976 more words

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Santiago's City of the Dead

As a child I was obsessed with horror movies and would watch anything filled with wall-to-wall guts and gore. Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers and Ash Williams were like mates to me, but the movie that stands out as a massive part of my pre-teenhood is The Return of the Living Dead. 607 more words

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Capelo Dos Ossos, Évora

We bones are here, waiting for yours.

As you enter the Capelo Dos Ossos in Évora, Portugal, don’t miss the message above the door – “

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The undwellable clarity of ruins: on hanging out with rubble again in 2018.

“…the original style of life at Skara Brae [w]as hopelessly cluttered and filthy. Now it is a place scoured clean and viewed from above and all at once, which thus becomes more abstract and model-like than spaces we can actually enter.” 1,328 more words

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CFP: Controlled Tourism: Encounters, Interpretations and Experiences in Eastern Europe during the Cold War (Lüneburg, 8–10 Nov 2018)

The original CFP, including the German version “Tourismus nach Plan: Begegnungen, Deutungen und Erfahrungen im östlichen Europa während des Kalten Krieges”, may be found on the website… 572 more words

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Tombstone Tourism: Cementerio De Granada

Cementerio De Granada is the oldest cemetery in Nicaragua, and one of the oldest in Central America. Near the entrance is a chapel dating back to 1922, modeled after L’Eglise de la Madeleine in Paris. 290 more words

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