Daily Blog 07/06/2012
Famagusta – A Town in Hostage. The Unseen Images
Unlike other parts of occupied Cyprus, the town of Famagusta was sealed off by the Turkish army immediately after being captured and no one was allowed to enter that part of the town – not even journalists. The term “ghost town” was coined later by Swedish journalist Jan-Olof Bengtsson, who visited the Swedish UN battalion in Famagusta port and saw the sealed off part of the town from the battalion’s observation post.
BBC News – Angola’s Chinese-built ghost town
The ghost towns of China, Ireland and Spain – full of large empty house estates – may be a phenomenon that is on its way to Africa.
Built for people who never move in, they leave those who did with a worthless property they cannot sell.
The Imperial Sailing Palace – English Russia
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