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Sewell, Chile: UNESCO World Heritage Ghost Town

If, like me, you’re fascinated by ghost towns, then Sewell is the place for you. Located around 7200 feet high in the Andes Mountains, Sewell began as a miners camp in 1905 serving the El Teniente mine, reputedly the largest … Continue reading

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Dvigrad Ghost Town, Croatia

Visiting Dvigrad was a bit of a happy accident for us. We were travelling through Croatia, from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula, to see the Roman amphitheatre there, when Rich noticed a small aside in our guidebook about an … Continue reading

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Kennecott & McCarthy – Alaskan Ghost Towns

From the moment I first saw a photo of the abandoned copper mill in the mining ghost town of Kennecott, while planning our trip to Alaska, I knew it had to go on my Bucket List. Then I discovered it … Continue reading

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Where was Jaspa?

On June 10th I posted a pair of photos and again asked the question, Where’s Jaspa? Usually I write a follow-up blog within a day or two. But while reading Locked Up In Bodie Ghost Town by Ben from Flights. … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (June 10th, 2013)

We’ve spent the last couple of days in and around one of the United States’ most famous National Parks, located approximately 200 miles east of San Francisco. Who recognises it?  

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Ghosts Towns & the Grand Canyon: Southwest USA (2012) Days 6 & 7

I have to admit things haven’t gone quite to plan the last couple of days. We intended to spend both days in and around Zion National Park. Although we did drive through Zion on Monday, we didn’t do much exploring … Continue reading

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