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Urban exploration of abandoned rural places and things. http://onlineroadtrip.com/
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Lighthouses Around the World

Lighthouses Around the World | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
This lens is about Lighthouses, both in the United States and elsewhere. Lighthouses are towers or buildings that emit light used as a navigation aid to ships and sailors at sea. I have always had a fascination with lighthouses and have a collection of sma...
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Get Haunted in Ontario’s Abandoned Towns

Get Haunted in Ontario’s Abandoned Towns | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what will happen to your home after you die, or what would happen to your town if all the industry in the area went bankrupt?
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Eerie Poveglia Island, Abandoned for Over 40 Years | Urban Ghosts

Eerie Poveglia Island, Abandoned for Over 40 Years | Urban Ghosts | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
Poveglia Island in the Venice lagoon once housed plague victims and was later used as an insane asylum before becoming abandoned over 40 years ago.
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Tweet from @FreakyAbandoned

Tweet from @FreakyAbandoned | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
Aged with Beauty Abandoned Rusty Old Ship. pic.twitter.com/hiKFHK6ppH
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Abandoned in Antarctica: The 1970s Airplane Buried in Snow

Abandoned in Antarctica: The 1970s Airplane Buried in Snow | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
No one was injured when the Lockheed Constellation 'Pegasus' crash landed onto the icy fields of Antarctica on October 8, 1970. The ill-fated flight had run
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The Abandoned Secret Cinema of the Sinai Desert

The Abandoned Secret Cinema of the Sinai Desert | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
As if the auditorium had risen from the sands of the Sinai itself, an abandoned cinema lies in waiting for an audience that never came. A movie-worthy mirage
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Modern Home built within a 150 year-old Abandoned Farmhouse

Modern Home built within a 150 year-old Abandoned Farmhouse | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
For over 150 years, a limestone house built on the tiny island of Coll in Scotland was left abandoned, watching over the crashing waves, whistling with the
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Abandoned Route 66: The Tourist Trap Ghost Town

Abandoned Route 66: The Tourist Trap Ghost Town | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
(c) El Toro Route 66; where all those wonderfully off-beat attractions of 'Roadside America' culture first sprouted. By the 1920s, Route 66, known then as t
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Seaside Ghost Town: The Abandoned Millionaire’s Resort

Seaside Ghost Town: The Abandoned Millionaire’s Resort | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
St. Tropez, Miami Beach, the Bahamas; imagine if the world's most glamorous seaside resorts were abandoned overnight; the luxury hotels emptied of their guest
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THE GHOST TRAINS SENT TO AN UNDERWATER GRAVE

THE GHOST TRAINS SENT TO AN UNDERWATER GRAVE | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
"Seeing these massive mechanisms being tossed into the ocean like a toy in the bathtub is a ping in my heart." Award-winning photographer Stephen Mallon capt
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Abandoned 1960s French Riviera Film set: A Miniature Underwater City Before & After

Abandoned 1960s French Riviera Film set: A Miniature Underwater City Before & After | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
A room with uninterrupted sea views? Admittedly, it might need a bit of work but this underwater hotel has become a bit of an institution with local fish who
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KIRSTY IRWIN: Where the wild things are...

KIRSTY IRWIN: Where the wild things are... | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
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The Ghost of Alcatraz Poses for a Tourist Pic

The Ghost of Alcatraz Poses for a Tourist Pic | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
 
Alcatraz. The most notorious prison in the world.

Via F. Thunus
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This abandoned island is filled with creepy dolls that move on their own

This abandoned island is filled with creepy dolls that move on their own | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it

If you're feeling particularly brave, there's an abandoned island in Mexico that will provide you with enough nightmare fuel to last a lifetime. The adventurous few who row out the desolate location will find themselves surrounded by thousands of creepy dolls watching from every corner of the thick forest. Even scarier is that rumors say the dolls move on their own...

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The Magnificent Wreck of SS American Star (Photos) | Urban Ghosts

The Magnificent Wreck of SS American Star (Photos) | Urban Ghosts | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
Passenger liner SS America, renamed SS American Star, was shipwrecked in 1994 after running aground and sinking off Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.
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The abandoned hotel lost in the woods

The abandoned hotel lost in the woods | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
Located in the north eastern state of the United States, miles away from any village, this old hotel is in poor shape today. Even with a full floor collapsed, its structure has kept its old world charm. Nevertheless, the slightest gust of wind could be fatal.
The decor is reminiscent of Cars, the animated film by Disney. Located on a former major road today fallen into oblivion and the shadow of the highway not far from there, the hotel seemed to be part of a holiday's complex with its small lake, a bowling alley, its golf course and much more.
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Couple Buy an Abandoned French Chateau, Start a Blog to share their Journey

Couple Buy an Abandoned French Chateau, Start a Blog to share their Journey | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
There are many reasons why you might start a blog, but documenting the revival of an 18th century neoclassical ruin seems like a pretty damn good reason if
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The Forgotten Giant Arrows that Guide you Across America

The Forgotten Giant Arrows that Guide you Across America | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
If you're ever really lost on a road trip across America, and I'm talking really lost (let's say the battery on your smartphone just died along with that comp
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The Ghostly Flintstones Amusement Park

The Ghostly Flintstones Amusement Park | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
The soundtrack of Flinstones cartoons broadcast continuously over the park's tinny loudspeakers, echoing eerily between the dusty, dilapidating houses of Bedr
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A Short History of Abandoned Hollywood Filmsets sitting in the North African Desert

A Short History of Abandoned Hollywood Filmsets sitting in the North African Desert | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
A skeletal fortress built for Lawrence of Arabia, an American gas station used for a forgettable horror film now inhabited by an old shepherd and his dog; 
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The Last Days of Doel: A Ghost Town in Purgatory

The Last Days of Doel: A Ghost Town in Purgatory | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
When we headed out of Antwerp, following the road signs to Doel, we didn’t even know if it would still be there when we arrived. The small town was supposed
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The Town that spent 25 Years Underwater

The Town that spent 25 Years Underwater | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
This is Villa Epecuen, an old tourist town south of Buenos Aires that spent a quarter of a century underwater. Established in the 1920s on the banks of a salt
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Remains of an Underwater Habitat left by 1960s Sea Dwellers

Remains of an Underwater Habitat left by 1960s Sea Dwellers | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
It was an ambitious, otherwordly idea, dreamt up by American military physician, Dr. Bond, deemed too risky and ultimately rejected by the US Navy. Bond then
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The Treachurous Train Bridge

The Treachurous Train Bridge | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
This absurd yet also pretty awesome train crossing a river is in Georgia, on route 11, 14 km from Khertvisi to Akhalkalaki. The river below is also known for
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Takeda Castle - Japan's Castle in the Sky | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Takeda Castle - Japan's Castle in the Sky | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Rural Exploration | Scoop.it
The ruins of Takeda Castle, in Hyogo, japan, are often called Japan's Machu Picchu or the Castle in the Sky, because of the cloud sea phenomenon that takes place here in autumn
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