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Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village Being Swallowed By Nature
Gingerina
11 jun 2015 13:23

Shengsi, an archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river, holds a secret shrouded in time – an abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature. These photos by Tang Yuhong, a creative photographer based in Nanning, take us into this lost village on Goqui island.

Shengsi, an archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river, holds a secret shrouded in time – an abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature.

Tags: china   nature   village  
Amazing Village Just For People With Dementia Lets Them Live Normally
Gingerina
11 feb 2015 09:52

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are terrible illnesses that are both socially and medically tough to deal with. The Hogewey center in the Netherlands, however, is helping pioneer a sensitive new form of care for dementia and Alzheimer’s patients by creating a safe, gated village where they can roam freely and lead normal lives.

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are terrible illnesses that are both socially and medically tough to deal with.

Tags: alzheimer   dementia   netherlands   village  
You Can Play With Foxes All Day At This Sanctuary In Japan
Gingerina
06 feb 2015 12:31

If you're in the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan and want to frolic with free-roaming foxes, you might want to take a trip to Zao Fox Village. This sanctuary will make you feel like you're in a fairy tale kingdom of foxes, which happens to include a variety of silver, platinum, and red foxes.

If you're in the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan and want to frolic with free-roaming foxes, you might want to take a trip to Zao Fox Village.

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Looking For Some Artful Architecture?
Katarina
06 nov 2014 10:32

There is a village in Burkina Faso called Tiébélé, and something sets it apart from the rest in the area. The people living there have relied on an ethic of isolation to not only preserve their way of life and their culture, but also to preserve their houses. These houses are artfully crafted, simple, yet ornate structures. When one sees the efforts and care put into these homes, one realizes why the village would be so protective.

There is a village in Burkina Faso called Tiébélé, and something sets it apart from the rest in the area.

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Ganvie, the village on a lake
Irene
13 dec 2013 11:54

Ganvie is a peculiar village built on Lake Nokoué, just an hour north of the city of Cotonou, the administrative capital and the largest city of the Republic of Benin – a country in West Africa.

Ganvie is a peculiar village built on Lake Nokoué, just an hour north of the city of Cotonou, the administrative capital and the largest city of the Republic of Benin – a country in West Africa.

Tags: africa   travelling   village