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Namibia trip: desert sand taking over abandoned house in the Kolmannskuppe ghost town (probably the weirdest place I have ever been)


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Paulo Brabo Team 23 February 09, 2012, 06:22 PM
The sheer beauty of this!
b4light February 09, 2012, 09:05 PM
Stunning composition!
15°C February 09, 2012, 09:49 PM
So surreal!
bcAnna February 09, 2012, 09:51 PM
Amazing, a solid tide.
marco_vdw February 10, 2012, 09:03 AM
Thanks for the comments and favs.

The town is beautiful in an odd way, but it is a rather surreal experience indeed. The buildings and wealth that once were there (hospital, casino, ice factory, school, ...) in such hostile environment is truly bizarre . The fact that it is now abandoned and disintegrating even more so.
also see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolmanskop

MickPt plus February 10, 2012, 09:33 AM
Impressive. I hope to go there myself soon.
Regina February 11, 2012, 09:05 AM
Maud vraag zich af waarom de mensen niet gewoon de deur dicht doen als ze weggaan ;-)
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