24 Stories about Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities

Around this time of year, Halloween and all, you have to try to get scared at least a little. However, these photos and stories hold a certain fascination (so not really scary for the moment) in these 24 Empty Villages and their Inhabitants.

From architectural trials gone wrong to hazardous construction and over-exploitation of natural resources, there are many reasons to create such places.

I won’t be linking this with the people who have to leave their houses due to foreclosure in the USA these days…