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5 Abandoned Victorian Bath Houses “Open” for Exploration

5 Abandoned Victorian Bath Houses “Open” for Exploration October 18, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Modern swimmers might be slightly grossed-out to learn that Victorian bath houses weren’t constructed only for popular enjoyment or communal exercise. They were built to literally keep people clean. Most of the factory workers that flooded into cities during the turn of the century didn’t...

Postcard Perfect: Abandoned Church, Oppède-le-Vieux, France

Postcard Perfect: Abandoned Church, Oppède-le-Vieux, France August 19, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Nestled in the Provence region of France, Oppède-le-Vieux is a 12th century village. Although the hilltop vantage point was perfect for medieval living, later residents had a difficult time maintaining their homes and tending to their crops. After generations, many resident began to move farther...

Abandoned Tuesday: Michigan Central Station, Detroit

Abandoned Tuesday: Michigan Central Station, Detroit July 12, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Designed by the same architect that built New York’s Central Station, Michigan Central Station was created as a monument to Detroit’s bustling travel culture. Built in 1913 it was located a few miles from the city center – it was assumed that urban sprawl would eventually fill up the...

Afflicted: 11 Abandoned UK Asylums “Open” for Exploration

Afflicted: 11 Abandoned UK Asylums “Open” for Exploration February 18, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Abandoned mental asylums are treasure-troves for adventurous photographers, curious historians, and well-traveled urban explorers. They’ve got everything: amazing architecture, infamous history, gorgeous grounds. Some are more decayed than others, and a few are barely standing. Built throughout...

Your New Year’s Resolution: Take More Pictures

Your New Year’s Resolution: Take More Pictures December 30, 2010 | Active/Outdoors, Travel Style, Travel Tips | Read More
The holiday season is winding to a close and ahead of us lay the long, dark days until springtime.  Depressing, huh? It shouldn’t be. The good news is, it’s only going to get lighter from here on out and what better way to take advantage of these winter months than practicing your photography....

Afflicted: 11 Abandoned American Hospitals and Asylums “Open” for Exploration

Afflicted: 11 Abandoned American Hospitals and Asylums “Open” for Exploration July 17, 2010 | Featured | Read More
With some of the most disturbing and tragic histories of any buildings in the US, asylums and hospitals are way beyond creepy. Many of them were built in the late 1800s, when “mental illnesses” (such as masturbation, menopause, and teenage rebellion) were considered dangerous enough to lock...
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