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Favourite places to go &/or dream of going-- spaces to be in &/or create
The Splendours of Serbia’s Past :: Balkan Insight the palace of the Spitzer family in Beočin, became ghost houses – in this case after the family abandoned its cement factory stake following the outbreak of World War II. The land was nationalised and since then the palace has operated as a library, sport club office, radio station, home for veterans and a restaurant. The palace was completely abandoned about a decade ago and is just a skeleton today.
The Curse of Charles Island - Milford, Connecticut. Off the coast lies Charles Island which is the stuff that fairy tales are made of. Native American curses, haunted by spirits, pirates, buried treasure, a pathway that only appears by day so you can walk to the island, but disappears at night, and not to leave out... ghosts! Except it is not a fairy tale, it is all very real.
Stunning photos show the ancient tradition of honey hunting in Nepal Twice each year, the Gurung tribespeople of Central Nepal risk their lives collecting wild honey from the world's largest hives high up on Himalayan cliffs. Travel photographer Andrew Newey recently spent two weeks capturing this ancient but dying art.
#HASHIMA ISLAND Now #ABANDONED, It has now been Heritage Listed. The population of the Island, (Built for miners and their families to live on) was so great, that for every person living on the Island, they each had 1 & Half Square Metres of space to live in, about the size of a small floor rug.
'The Crooked House of Windsor' has been a tea room for the past 30 years. Until 1592, on market days, local farmers met at the town’s original market cross, where Queen Victoria’s statue is currently located. In 1592, when Queen Elizabeth I was still on the throne, Market Cross House (traditional name), was built. Over the centuries the building has housed many types of businesses and a secret passage to Windsor Castle is now blocked. It's famous tilt is due to the use of unseasoned green oak.
The Crooked House In Sopot, Poland, stands one of the strangest buildings in the world. The Crooked House was built in 2004 and inspired by the paintings and drawings of Jan Marcin Szancer, a Polish artist and illustrator of children’s books, and Per Dahlberg, a Swedish painter.
Locked in Love | Come to Hell, Michigan and lock your love for eternity. Bring a padlock, and throw your key into Hell Creek to seal your love. This tradition started in Paris, the city of love; we wanted to bring this special tradition to Hell. ~ Lock of Love - Go to Hell, Michigan - Great Family Friendly Place!
Shop store Casas en Barcelona. Nov. 2012 Blue spray paint and repeating an item can go a long way to add interest to a store window! Gift Shop Magazine
The Pavilion building, built in 1885, was originally an Asylum for women. It handled the overflow from the Asylum on Roosevelt Island, and typically received chronic cases. In the 1970s, it was last used as a drug rehab facility called Phoenix House. People have reported all kinds of paranormal phenomena here, such as hearing voices and seeing apparitions.
Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.