Here we reveal the stories behind the planet's most curious abandoned islands.The island's natural resources eventually dried up, the mines closed in the 1970s and the island was abandoned.
(CNN) — From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world.But of course, for the people who there they were given short notice to leave the village and their beloved church," says Joffe.
When the cameras are rolling, a movie set buzzes with activity – but what happens when the clapperboard snaps shut for the final time?Atlas Corporation Studios, near Ouarzazate, Morocco: The Mummy/Black Hawk Down Gas Haven isn't the only movie location in the area.
After fifteen years of searching, one UK man abandoned at Gatwick Airport as a newborn has finally found his birth parents.Wrapped in a tartan shawl and wearing two baby onesies, his origin story was all but a mystery.
man abandoned at Gatwick Airport as a newborn has finally found his birth parents.Wrapped in a tartan shawl and wearing two baby onesies, his origin story was all but a mystery.
Opinion|The Abandoned Vans of AtlantaOp-DocsThe reporter Mario Guevara investigates how immigration arrests shape his Atlanta community.VideoMario Guevara, a reporter for Mundo Hispánico, investigates the impact of ICE arrests on his Atlanta community.
News Why has Lush UK abandoned social media?Announced last week, Lush UK revealed that it's 'switching up social' in response to social media algorithms making it harder for people to speak to each other directly.
A researcher at the University of Oviedo estimates there are nearly 2,000 empty villages in the region.”Their decision two years ago to buy an entire village is still rare, but getting less so.
CreditErika P.Republican and Democratic lawmakers have endorsed providing Puerto Rico with $600 million to address a more basic need than reconstruction: hunger.
ImageThe artisanal bakery Lille is one of a number of new spots in Copenhagen's Refshaleoen area.CreditCreditNana Hagel for The New York TimesDanes see potential in unlikely places.
Surrounded by snakes on … an island!A group of British teens are reliving the traumatic experience of being stranded on a small island ridden with snakes and jellyfish during a recent vacation to Thailand.
A group of British teens are reliving the traumatic experience of being stranded on a small island ridden with snakes and jellyfish during a recent vacation to Thailand.“When we eventually got on the island, the three men just chucked us two snorkeling masks, which looked like they were from [a discount store] or something, and advised we keep away from the snakes.
Jared Rydelek of Weird Explorer found an abandoned Girl Scouts camp outside of Utica, New York.Jason Huckeba of the YouTube channel Huck Outdoors explored an abandoned summer camp that a film crew used for the set of a horror movie.
Suspecting it to be an IED, police have confined the area and called bomb disposal squad on the spot.Skeleton traffic plies on this border road as it falls within five km from the LoC, sources added.
The turtles and tortoises, including at least one endangered species, were found abandoned in the arrivals area of the airport.Authorities in the Philippines were likely shell-shocked upon discovering more than 1,500 turtles stuffed inside four pieces of luggage at Manila’s airport.
In Bolivia’s Altiplano, abandoned train cars that have been weathered by salt and winds are also decorated with graffiti.(Tickets cost approximately $8 for adults, $4 for children)© Photo by PhotoPhilipp/Shutterstock https://www.
That’s all about to change: At noon on February 14, guests can start booking reservations for the new TWA Hotel, which formally opens May 15.This particular plane, Connie N8083H, began flying TWA passengers in 1958 only to be replaced by a newer model just two years later.
Canfranc International Railway Station, Spain Once the second biggest train station in Europe, Canfranc International Railway Station sits high in the Pyrenees mountains in a small Spanish village on the border with France.Michigan Central Train Station, Detroit, USA Since it opened in 1913, this vast train station has towered over Detroit's historic Corktown neighborhood.
captain, has been discovered adrift off South Australia's Kangaroo Island., was rescued two days later by the crew of a French fishing vessel.
The Karnataka government Tuesday decided to review and take up a multi-billion steel bridge project in Bengaluru, which it had scrapped owing to massive public protests in the city.“Earlier, the Siddaramaiah government had given nod to the steel flyover… The project was brought to a halt for various reasons.