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Abandoned and not haunted.

I am doing this mock blog as I am tired of all the news articles that start off with “30 haunted abandoned buildings” 33 of the most wonderful abandoned buildings in the world” and “14 romantic abandoned buildings in the world.

There are just too many of them on the Internet. so here is my selection of places that are just abandoned. There is nothing special about them, they are not haunted and they are not romantic. They are just abandoned buildings that people take photos of. sure the photos are great but it doens’t make them haunted or romantic.

This is a house was burnt. (not haunted)
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This is an abandoned mental asylum. (not haunted)
Wasting away

This is an abandoned student village. (not romantic)
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This is an abandoned hotel. (Not wonderful)
Inadvertant self-portrait

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Abandoned mansion. (not haunted)
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Бузлуджа.

This place has been one abandonment that i have always been interested in. the soviet feel of it and the mosaics on the wall have always appealed me to it. While traveing around europe the past few months i knew that i will see it at some point.
A plane to bulgaria and meeting some friends from Australia in sofia and a car is all we needed. we set off on a road trip to buzludja. we got there on the wednesday. had a look around this fantastic structure. couldn’t find a way in. spent 30 mins looking and wondering how to get in without breaking anything.

by chance a mate saw a way in. we needed some rope so we went to the local hardware store. (30 mins away) on our return it was too late in the dayto go in.

The morning had come along and off to explore this building. once at the top we met some locals who were looking at the sourrounding mountains. we chatted to the husband and wife. turned out he had gome to this building when it was opperational.

we asked him questions about it and bulgaria. he didn’t have a good experience of the place. he doesn’t like it. didn’t want to ask too many details. He also mentioned that it’s going to get renovated/restored soon but doesn’t know when when.

after a good 30 – 45 mins of chatting they left. Time to head in…..

this is what we found.

Buzludja

Buzludja

Бузлуджа.

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