Terrifying Places – Helltown, Ohio

The people of Helltown, Ohio were helpless when the U.S. National Parks Service swooped in, purchased all their homes, and evacuated the town. The government was going to build a national park. That was in 1974. Today, Helltown is closed…
The strange ghost town of Kantubek

The strange ghost town Kantubek in Uzbekistan, Kantubek was a town on Vozrozhdeniya Island in the Aral Sea. The town is still found on maps, but is uninhabited, and lies in ruins today. This shabby collection of long-abandoned buildings in…
Ghost Town – Plymouth, Montserrat

Throughout history humans have been forced to abandon their settlements due to natural disasters. Such occurrences still happen today, as the evacuation of Plymouth demonstrates. In the summer of 1995, the Soufrière Hills Volcano erupted violently, covering the southern region…
Varosha: The abandoned  resort

Before the division of Cyprus in 1974, Varosha – a resort in Famagusta – was booming. The rich and famous were drawn by some of the best beaches on the island. Richard Burton and Brigitte Bardot all dropped by –…