Posted on September 30 2014
The debate on exactly what caused this mass extinction has been raging for years – on one side of the fence, the demise is being blamed on natural climate change, on the other, humans and our ways have ‘destroyed’ the world. These eerie destinations give a strange, yet fascinating look at our planet and the aftermath our humanity is causing...
Jet Star Rollercoaster - Seaside Heights, New Jersey
The Jet Star Rollercoaster was left submerged in the Atlantic Ocean after Superstorm Sandy in 2013. It stood rusting for six months, until it was plucked from the sea.
Shipwrecks - Bermuda Triangle
Floating Forest - Sydney, Australia
Mare Island Naval Shipyard - Vallejo, California
The Mare Island Naval Shipyard acted as a submarine port during both of the World Wars. In the 1990s, the building was abandoned and flooding has since created an amazing mirror effect.
Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture - France
The "little belt railway" was a circular railway system built in 1852 to supply Paris' fortifications. When the city outgew its defenses in 1934, the railway system was also left to run wild.
Spreepark - Berlin, Germany
Spreepark opened in 1969, was the only amusement park in East Berlin during Soviet rule. When the wall fell, bigger and better parks opened, leading to Spreeparks closure in 2001.
Library - Russia
Chris McCandless’ Magic Bus - Stampede Trail, Alaska
Bus 142 was left behind by the workers who built the railway at Stampede Trail. Christopher McCandless, an American hitchhiker whose story was told through the movie "Into The Wild, lived and died in what he referred to as the "magic bus" during the summer of 1992.
Turquoise Canal - Venice, Italy
An Abandoned Waterpark
Nara Dreamland - Japan
Nara Dreamland was built in 1961 after Disneyland took the world by storm. The entrance to the park was almost identical to Disneyland and included its own version of Sleeping Beauty's Castle. The park closed in 2006 because of low visitor numbers.
Church with a few lingering Parishioners - Netherlands