We have visited a stunning abandoned mine few weeks ago. That mine was the only thing that represented the town. The bauxite mining defined the town's identity for decades, now just stands there in the land of nowhere.
It was both exciting and sad to walk among these abandoned walls. As always, we have encountered the wellknown sentence: there is nothing in these buildings, just the empty walls. As always, there were of course 'something' in these buildings; lamps, broken chairs, wooden tables, t...
What we love the most in visiting abandoned places, it that it's like traveling in time. Notes, pictures, books and furniture left behind, from a previous era. Adventurous.
These sad places are like a snapshot of a moment, when the apocalipse came. They are like; something horrible have been coming, and everybody had to leave in five seconds. There are half-finished notes, open bottles or even a lost shoe.
Once these places were prospering, they were full of life, investment and future. Bankr...
Wondering in a long abandoned waving factory, we found real treasures. They looked like some kind of barrels - who know what were they used for? Then, we asked ous guide.
We arrived to a hall filled with red barrels. In the 60-s, workers used to store their material in these barrels, with the help of a springing structure descending the material inside. After the textile industry spreaded all over the world, the factory had to close therefore there was no use of these storage barrels.