Exploring the city and urban areas, abandoned, derelict places. http://onlineroadtrip.com
Curated by Laura Brown
Here I talk about abandoned houses, empty houses, abandoned buildings, anything a homeless person can use as shelter. And believe me there are plenty of homeless people taking shelter in abandoned houses. Squatting, per se. But these people have to have someoneplace to get out of the weather and here I talk about that.
Everyone strives for the American dream, having a nice house, a good job, and a family. When you begin house shopping you are faced with an overload of important decisions you need to make such as; the neighbored you will live, the cost of living in your chosen area, the price of the house, and the long term financial responsibility you will be facing.
In 1349 the hamlet of Dowde in the county of Kent was wiped out by the Black Death. All that now remains is a Norman Church which was deconsecrated and sealed with iron bars. There is a ghost of a 7 year old girl known as the "Dodechild" that haunts the grounds. Many rumours circulate about this area and the church and population. Did they die from the plague or from something manevolent originating from the bottomless well.
Traveling the country's back roads and scenic byways, we come across abandoned old cars and rusty old trucks that are more of a work of art than junk. Here is a collection of photographs of abandoned cars taken in South Dakota's Black Hills, Swansea Ghost Town in Arizona and the hills of Tennessee.