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Ghostly photos show abandoned town being reclaimed by desert sand

April 3, 2016 - Uncategorized



In Melbourne, Australia, an old home filled with sand is allowing visitors to travel to an eery corner of Africa without leaving the country.

The installation is the work of Australian photographer Emma McEvoy, who is using the space to show images taken during a trip to Kolmanskop, a town in Nambia that has been relinquished to the desertA favourite of photographers, the once wealthy German mining town is said to have been abandoned in the mid-1950s, its ornate houses and ballrooms giving way to sand that curves around doors and walls.

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Source: Mashable

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