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My Haunting Photos Of Ho Thuy Tien Abandoned Water Park

My Haunting Photos Of Ho Thuy Tien Abandoned Water Park | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
What does a UFO catching dragon have in common with some overgrown water slides and three abandoned crocodiles? Well, they all share the same neighbourhood near
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London Just Reopened the Entrance to This Underwater Tunnel for the First Time in 147 Years

London Just Reopened the Entrance to This Underwater Tunnel for the First Time in 147 Years | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
The first underwater tunnel ever built opened in London in 1843, paving a path for cities everywhere to expand beneath rivers and oceans. Today, the tunnel’s grand entrance hall reopens to the public for the first time in 147 years. The underground event space is part of an engineering museum that celebrates the famous family who built the tunnel—and much of London.
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Secret Rooms Installed Inside Abandoned Manhole Covers on the Streets of Milan

Secret Rooms Installed Inside Abandoned Manhole Covers on the Streets of Milan | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
In this new series of outdoor installations artist Briancoshock has turned abandoned manhole covers on the streets of Milan into cramped miniature rooms complete with hanging artwork, kitchen utencils, and tiled walls. Titled Borderlife, the artist says the admittedly humorous pieces are
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Des spéléologues chinois et français font des trouvailles rares lors d'une expédition dans le Guangxi

Des spéléologues chinois et français font des trouvailles rares lors d'une expédition dans le Guangxi | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Au cours d'une expédition scientifique, une équipe de spéléologues et de scientifiques -six Français et neuf Chinois- ont exploré des grottes karstiques dispersées dans le xian de Donglan et fait quelques découvertes remarquables.
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Mysteriously and creepy mansion abandoned in 1976

Mysteriously and creepy mansion abandoned in 1976 | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Built in the thirties, this spectacular mansion definitely saw its share of grandiose affairs in its day, but sadly, its been abandoned since the seventies. Located just outside of New York City, the home is like a time capsule for a much more glamorous era — but it also happens to be full of cr
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What The Abandoned Silverdome Looks Like 13 Years After The Detroit Lions Left

What The Abandoned Silverdome Looks Like 13 Years After The Detroit Lions Left | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
The Pontiac Silverdome was once the crown jewel of Detroit, a massive stadium holding 80,000 screaming fans for the Super Bowl, the Rolling Stone, The Who, and Led Zeppelin. Now it is completely abandoned, left to decay in the elements. Photographer Johnny Joo (previously) recently explored the
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Contadora Island Resort In Panama Became An Abandoned And Forgotten Place

Contadora Island Resort In Panama Became An Abandoned And Forgotten Place | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Contadora Island is a Panamanian island on the Pearl Islands archipelago (in the Gulf of Panama). A lavish resort was built there in the 60s, but it has been abandoned since and almost completely forgotten. But this resort is not the only one which went out of business , many other hotels and re
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Unfinished Hotel Ruins of the Egyptian Desert

Unfinished Hotel Ruins of the Egyptian Desert | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
In the heart of the Egyptian Sinai desert, concrete carcasses are rising from the sand. Sultan's Palace, Pharoah's Resort, Coral Beach; these are the dreamt u
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Europe's Eerily Abandoned Checkpoints and Border Crossings

Europe's Eerily Abandoned Checkpoints and Border Crossings | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it

Check out Josef Schulz’s series 'Übergang' that documents abandoned checkpoints across Europe.


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16 Of The Most Amazing Abandoned Airports In The World

16 Of The Most Amazing Abandoned Airports In The World | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Fascinating photos and stories behind 14 abandoned airports across the globe. 1. Nicosia International Airport, Cyprus Previsouly the most important airport in Cyprus, business stopped in 1974 when the Turkish invaded. The airport was abandoned and today it is no-mans land, neither the Greeks or Turks are allowed on the soil.

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Underground Landscapes – Photographier les tunnels des métros du monde entier

Underground Landscapes – Photographier les tunnels des métros du monde entier | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Avec son projet Underground Landscapes, le photographe allemand Timo Stammberger a décidé de documenter les tunnels des métros du monde entier, nous plongeant
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Danila Tkachenko's Restricted Areas Project

Danila Tkachenko's Restricted Areas Project | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it

Danila Tkachenko explores forgotten and incomplete dreams of the past in Russia, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan.


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Les lieux abandonnés de Paris | le Bonbon

Les lieux abandonnés de Paris | le Bonbon | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Autrefois lieux de refuge pour les crackheads en manque ou alcôves sombres dans lesquelles se passaient des choses pas très catholiques, ils sont aujourd’hui à la pointe en ce qui concerne balades, soirées ou encore coins apéro insolites. Paris en regorge. Mais il faudra bien t’équiper, braver le froid, peut-être la pluie ou la neige …
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Radioactive Ruins and Secret Cities

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See Nadav Kander's exploration of restricted military sites between Kazakhstan and Russia left over from the Cold War


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Mike Croshaw Photos's curator insight, April 7, 4:07 AM
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10 Abandoned Sports Stadiums & Crumbling Arenas of the World - Urban Ghosts Media

10 Abandoned Sports Stadiums & Crumbling Arenas of the World - Urban Ghosts Media | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
The world's abandoned stadiums and arenas are vast, melancholy monuments to competition and sporting achievement. Here are 10 haunting examples.

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Visite d'un parc Disney abandonné et envahi par la nature

Visite d'un parc Disney abandonné et envahi par la nature | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Que se passe-t-il quand un parc d'attractions ferme ses portes pour ne plus jamais les rouvrir ? Comme partout ailleurs, la nature reprend ses droits. C'est le sort qu'a subi River Country, un parc aquatique de Disney en Floride qui a cessé de fonctionner en 2001. L'endroit a pourtant accueilli un visiteur il y a quelques jours : Seph Lawless, un photographe qui explore les lieux abandonnés
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Mysterious Sinkhole Develops A Surprising And Beautiful Ecosystem In China

Mysterious Sinkhole Develops A Surprising And Beautiful Ecosystem In China | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Sinkholes often spell disaster, but this unexpected limestone cavity is anything but. A botanical delight, this enormous sinkhole was discovered in central China’s mountainous Hubei province. The sinkhole’s remote location—only accessible via a lowered rope ladder—and humid environs has led to i
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Where The Ghosts Walk: Photographer Captures Abandoned Town In The Desert Of Namibia

Where The Ghosts Walk: Photographer Captures Abandoned Town In The Desert Of Namibia | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Photo by David Ogden / Caters News

These sand-swept images show the ghostly remains of what was once a mineral-rich mining community. In its heyday, the town of Kolmanskop, Namibia (previously), was home to about 700 families. Now all that remains are empty homes filled with sand, while cast-of
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Urbex – Il découvre des voitures anciennes dans les souterrains de Liverpool

Urbex – Il découvre des voitures anciennes dans les souterrains de Liverpool | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Travaillant dans les souterrains de Liverpool depuis de nombreuses années, Nigel Willsbrowne a fait une découverte étonnante : des dizaines de voitures
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NASA's Abandoned Top-Secret Base

NASA's Abandoned Top-Secret Base | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it

A top-secret base once used by NASA until 2006 has been captured by Scott Haefner. (Oh, and mind the annoying audio track on the page)


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The Ghostly Landscape of 'Britain’s Only Desert'

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The Fifth Continent is Robert Walker’s series of photographs exploring the bizarre landscape of Dungeness on the coast of Kent, South East England


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Urbex Dog – Une photographe explore les lieux abandonnés avec son chien

Urbex Dog – Une photographe explore les lieux abandonnés avec son chien | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
La photographe Alice van Kempen, passionnée d'urbex et de photographie, explore les lieux abandonnés à travers l'Europe en compagnie de sa chienne Claire, un
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This Unique Wartime Aircraft Collection Spent 40 Years in a Texas Barn Ghosts Media

This Unique Wartime Aircraft Collection Spent 40 Years in a Texas Barn Ghosts Media | Exploration Urbaine | Scoop.it
Explore Wilson "Connie" Edwards amazing warbird collection, now sold, from the 1969 film Battle of Britain, including Spitfire and Messerschmitt Bf 109s.
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