Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Volcanic Ghost Villages in Indonesia

Associated Press photographer Binsar Bakkara recently visited the newly-formed ghost villages of Guru Kinayan, Simacem, Kuta Gugung, and Sibintun, documenting the crumbling houses and personal belongings left behind after the eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung . These abandoned objects serve as “eerie reminders of how life suddenly stopped when the volcano erupted and everyone was forced to evacuate their homes.”

More: The Atlantic

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