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Hauntingly Beautiful Abandoned Europe: Meet Urbex Master Andre Govia

Hauntingly Beautiful Abandoned Europe: Meet Urbex Master Andre Govia | Exploration: Urban, Rural and Industrial | Scoop.it
Urbex guru Andre Govia has an uncanny ability to take the most amazingly beautiful photos of creepy abandoned places. If you like abandoned, creepy, spooky, scary or haunted, then you could disappe...

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Larkworthy Antfarm's curator insight, May 25, 2013 1:50 PM

A manual typewriter coated with dust. What kind of story would it type?  Perhaps it would tell us who left his umbrella next to the clock on the old wooden desk under the stairs?    

 

Follow Andre Govia's camera as it uncovers the stories in some of the most amazing abandoned places.  A poet of the eye.

Jesse Alexander's curator insight, June 23, 2013 4:58 PM

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Shanelle Zaino's curator insight, October 14, 2014 9:30 PM

Remarkably haunting.Andre Govia has traveled through Europe on a Urbexing tour (Urbexing The present participle verb form of urbex. Urbexing is the act of exploring urban areas that are generally off-limits to regular civilians.)The images in this collection are breathtaking and thought provoking to say the least.I enjoyed looking at all of them in detail. My favorites in this collection were the images that were not altered. Europe has so much history and these pictures bring this to light.Amazing architecture combined with the element of decay create a mysterious and emotional set of images.

 

In this modern age where everything that is "new" has more value it is nice to see the past being viewed for the beauty that it offers.

Exploration: Urban, Rural and Industrial
Exploring abandoned, ruined and derelict locations in urban, rural and industrial places. http://wreckyratbird.com
Curated by Laura Brown