Let’s visit a classic landmark in the Chernobyl area. The Palace of Culture, or simply “Energetic”, was the place to gather when Pripyat was a thriving town – Before the Chernobyl accident. (more…)
Rijeka Crnojevića was once a part of an important trading route and also winter resident for the Montenegrin dynasty Petrovic. Today, except for the summer, the town is in many ways abandoned and an interesting place of past times. (more…)
Pripyat middle school number 3 was one of five elementary schools in the city of Pripyat. This school has maybe the world’s most photographed collection of gas masks. See what I found inside the school from the Cold war high season. (more…)
Bucharest was formerly called “East Paris” and today we see the tracks. A walk through Bucharest is an orgy in decay and abandoned houses. See a city where vulgar architecture and modern historical decay are natural features of the cityscape. (more…)
One of Romania’s most important factories was on the outskirts of Bucharest. The confidentiality was high because this factory manufactured gunpowder and other chemicals for the military. Today, only abandoned buildings are left from the former chemical factory.
Next to the central railway station is the final end station for carriages. Here get train cars that no longer are good enough their retirement. Only a short distance away from the busy central station in Romania is this abandoned secret.
A journey through the Swedish landscape of Närke where the sun shines at this time. In some places people live, in other places, there have been people living. Here are all gone at a furious pace. What remains are the less pleasant tracks in a deserted place.
In the middle of Moldova’s capital, Chişinău, one of the city’s tallest buildings is an abandoned hotel. It is the skeleton of the formerly famous hotel “Hotel National”, where 15 floors and a basement today are completely deserted – to the homeless’s joy.
Where the archipelago begins lies the small town of Valdemarsvik with about 2700 inhabitants. As with many other former industrial communities also Valdemarsvik fights against a falling population curve and empty homes as a result. This is most noticeable area is the residential area of Upper Norrbacka (Swe. Övre Norrbacka).