They say the only permanence in life - it changes. Literature on the history - one of the ways to understand the course of time, but there are tangible monuments that can tell a lot about old times. And if one of these places looked after and cared for, and sometimes interesting are the ones that are in disrepair for a long time. Here are some the most ghostly places around the world, each of which has its own special charm.
Under all this dust, rust and cracks are hidden stories of people who once lived there, prayed daily activities. And when you try to imagine these people and their life is born a special atmosphere and nostalgia. It seems as if people recently gathered their belongings and walked away. On the other hand, it is interesting to watch how some things that once belonged to the people who are now returning to nature. Cooling chamber in Belgium.
This is part of the cooling tower abandoned power station in Mons, Belgium. Funnel-shaped structure in the center of the hot water, which is then cooled, merging in hundreds of small concrete gutters.
Kolmanskop, Namibia. This is a small abandoned settlement in Namibia, to flourish in the early 1900s. Then German settlers began mining diamonds here. Inflows ended after World War I, when the diamond field started to dwindle. By the 1950s, the city was completely abandoned by people, and now come here only photographers and tourists.
Floating wood in Sydney. This is a large body of the steamer SS Ayrfield, who decided to look at Homebush Bay, Australia, after the Second World War. But when the shipyard closed, the ship, as well as several others, have remained where they were abandoned. Now it is a beautiful and mysterious floating forest, which serves as an example of what nature can survive always and everywhere.
Sea forts Munsell, England. These forts erected near the mouths of the rivers Thames and Mersey in the UK so that they protect the country against a potential threat from the German air during the Second World War. When in 1950 they were taken out of service, there lived a few people, including operators of pirate radio stations, as well as the Principality of Sealand was, the self-proclaimed independent state.