1. Kolmanskop, Namibia
German miners settled on this desolate place after finding that the area was rich in diamonds. After WWI, the diamonds were on the verge of depletion and the residents left one by one, until the town was completely abandoned in 1954.
Destination Truth had a “ghost hunt” and heard some eerie things in Kolmanskop.
The town is now bathed with sand, with the grit filling up the first floor of some buildings. Tourists supposedly have to wade knee-deep through sand to take in the majestic ghost town that is Kolmanskop.
2. Humberstone, Chile
Humberstone used to be a saltpeter refinery in northern Chile — it…
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