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Ghost Town in Namibia – Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop – Kolmanskop is a ghost town in southern Namibia, a few kilometers from the port of Luderitz. In 1908 Luderitz diamond fever, and people then go to the Namib desert to get rich easily. In the past two years created a magnificent city with all the infrastructure such as casinos, schools, hospitals, also with an exclusive residential buildings which stood on land that was once barren and the desert. But after the first world war, buying and selling diamonds to a standstill, this is the beginning of the end of everything. Throughout the 1950s the city began to be abandoned, the sand began to reclaim what belonged to him. Rugged metal board collapsed, beautiful gardens and tidy streets were buried under the sand, windows and doors bergeretak on each hinge, glass-glass window shows the split widened as the destruction of the towering sand. Quote: A new ghost town had been born, is still visible a pair of buildings that stand, there are also building such a theater is still in very good condition, and the rest, the houses destroyed crushed sand and into a row of houses ghost scary.

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