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from the Guardian

Abandoned places: the worlds we've left behind – in pictures

Uyuni train cemetery Bolivia In the late 19th century, the Andean town of Uyuni served as a distribution hub for trains carrying minerals to Pacific ports. After the mining industry collapsed in the 1940s, the railways fell into ruin, leaving the trains to the harsh winds blowing off the Uyuni flats, the world’s largest salt plain. Today, though, the rusting, graffiti-covered hulks have become one of Uyuni’s attractions.

from My Modern Met

Interview: Photos Capture the Rarely-Seen Interior of a Lavish Abandoned Castle