Namibia—In a scene stolen from a dream, a house succumbs to sand in Kolmanskop, once a thriving settlement for diamond miners. Winds have helped desert dunes reclaim the site, abandoned for more than 50 years. Photo by Marsel van Oosten, Squiver
33 impresionantes fotografías de lugares abandonados
‘ Spanish photographer Alvaro Sanchez-Montanes documents the abandoned ghost towns in Namibia that over time have been taken over by the Namib desert. With a post-apocalyptic feel, the desert appears to be swallowing the houses.
Families living in the Favela do Metro slum are refusing to have their homes demolished as part of a project to renovate the district before the FIFA World Cup starts in June, 2014 - by Yasuyoshi Chiba, Japanese