33 Haunting Black And White Photos Of Japan's Ghost Island
Urban decay has never looked so beautifully eerie. Hashima Island, or Gunkanshima (meaning "Battleship Island," so nicknamed for it's nautical shape), was a former coal mining community established in 1887. The mine was shut down in 1974 and the city abandoned. Now it has a new nickname: Ghost Island.
Puzzlewood is an ancient woodland site in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. J.R.R. Tolkien used this woodland as inspiration for Lord of the Rings, and it has since become a popular location for filming both movies and television programs. Something extra going on in that last picture.