Headed To Spain? Add Navarre To Your List

Bordering the Basque Country, La Rioja, and Aragon in Spain and Aquitaine in France, Navarre is not to be missed. Most live in the autonomous region’s capital, Pamplona, or its surrounding metropolitan areas, which means that wide swaths of land are left totally uninhabited. All the better, anyway: Navarre’s natural features assume a much more salient role.

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Paris At Night: Daniele Cametti Aspri Highlights Your Favorite Cities In Twilight

Dark Cities series photographer Daniele Cametti Aspri describes his most recent project–capturing cities at night–this way:

“When we go into a dark place from a bright one we live a kind of disorientation, our eyes struggle for the first minutes to get used to the dark.

With every passing minute, slowly, thanks to the residual light that filters under a door, or maybe from a street lamp far away, reality begins to take a different shape. The dim light rests on the surrounding structures by drawing a game of achromatic surfaces, painting more or less intense shades of dark gray that almost reach the black.”

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21 Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Bulgarian Towns

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This former dairy farm looks to have been pulled directly out of a scene from a post-apocalyptic film. The ominous sign on the gate reads “No Entry!”
Source: Bored Panda

As the Soviet Union began to collapse in 1989, Bulgaria entered a new, challenging phase of its development. While the Bulgarian state eventually abandoned communist ideologies for more market-oriented practices, their memory remains in the form of abandoned infrastructure.

These spectral structures stoke the imagination of many, one such person being Bulgarian photographer Hristo Uzunov. From his home base in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, Uzunov has spent two years drawing out what he calls “The Abandoned Bulgaria” through photos, traveling to more than twenty of these deserted locations to capture their existence, perhaps to remind the nation of its past as knowledge of it recedes from memory.

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Skip Florida For Spring Break–The Adriatic Coast Is Calling

Thoughts of a warm coastal climate can be the push some of us need to claw our way out of seasonal affective disorder. Jamaica, the California or Florida coasts or the Virgin Islands quickly come to mind when thinking of the tropical climates we long for as winter dries out our skin and demeanor. Less obvious but equally worthy are the crystal blue waters of the Adriatic Coast.

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