Popeye Village: Anchor Bay, Malta

Popeye Village at Malta was originally the set of the film Popeye. Construction of the film set commenced in 1979 and took 7 months to complete. After filming was completed the set remained and was later transformed into the amusement park Popeye Village. It was designed by Danish architect Hans Munk Hansen. It is made of modernist and post-war buildings and pathways. Popeye Village is the perfect place for [...]

By | 2017-10-30T01:21:07+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Constructions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Hashima Island: Japan Ghost Island

The small island of Hashima was once bustling with a community of 5000 people, who lived alongside the mines they worked. Abandoned in the 1970s, the island and its buildings had been left to the elements. But calls for its preservation, a cameo role in a Bond movie, and Unesco recognition have all helped make this once-forgotten isle a now popular, ghostly attraction. From abandoned mines to Unesco heritage [...]

By | 2017-10-30T01:22:13+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Categories: Constructions, Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Uninhabited Island in Southwest Florida

For many years, these bizarre buildings on the isolated southern tip of Marco Island in Cape Romano, Florida, were a bit of a mystery. Some locals and abandoned explorers thought it might have been the community home belonging to a secret cult while other rumors went as far as claiming they had been left behind by extra-terrestrials. Today the domes are being claimed by the sea, marching inches further [...]

By | 2017-10-30T01:38:08+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Constructions|Tags: , |1 Comment

Ilha de Queimada Grande: Snake Island of Brazil

Off the shore of Brazil, almost 93 miles away from São Paulo downtown, is Ilha de Queimada Grande, also known as “Snake Island.” The Ilha de Queimada Grande island is untouched by human developers, and for very good reason. Researchers estimate that on the island live between one and five snakes per square meter. The snakes live on the many migratory birds (enough to keep the snake density remarkably [...]

By | 2017-10-30T02:26:18+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: , |0 Comments

Santorini: The Volcano Island

Santorini Volcano is one of the most significant volcanoes in the world history because it is considered responsible for the destruction of the Minoan Crete. Santorini is probably the most extraordinary island in the Aegean Sea. It is actually a Caldera (crater), an ancient rim of a still active volcano. The beautiful white houses are scattered along the cliffside. The modern city is actually only the eastern crescent of the [...]

By | 2017-01-01T23:06:16+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Discoveries, Historical Events|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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