A whole world opened up once I started exploring images of abandoned places. As in so many wonder posts, it's hard to pick and choose--and to stop because
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics.
Bird of Paradise
Abandoned but Beautiful
Railway station. PORTO, Portugal | photo via Twitter
Wyndcliffe is an abandoned mansion in the town of Rhinebeck, New York. The scale of this place is absolutely enormous, and its style seems different from any of the other Hudson River estates. It inspired the phrase "keeping up with the Joneses"
Built in 1853 for Elizabeth Schermerhorn Jones – a relative by marriage of the Astor family – the mansion allegedly inspired the phrase “keeping up with the Joneses” Rhinebeck
Featured on the cover of a book on American ruins.
abandoned house in France - I would love to know the stories behind it. Why does someone just leave a beautiful place to ruins? Urban by ~grigjr Photography / Architecture / Interior ~grigjr Some of my urban exploration shot. More on [link]
This is an abandoned manor house in England. To see this once grand beauty slowly decaying is so sad. Look at the tremendous carved oak banister, tall casement windows, and domed ceiling window. I'd love to move in and restore it this is beautiful
Things to Do in Faro Algarve Portugal - Sights that will make you want to visit Faro Portugal - The Algarve is generally known as an overcrowded popular summer holiday destination. But the Algarve offers much more than cheap booze and package holidays.