Kenneccott Mines was a thriving mining camp when the richest known concentration of copper in the world was found there in 1900. The development of the ore began immediately, bringing high profits to the state. However, the high-grade copper deposits were exhausted by 1939 and the camp became deserted. Currently the site is open for tourists who come to see old mines and abandoned buildings.
Showers of wine have been poured in Pamplona, Northern Spain, as thousands of people in red scarfs came to city plaza to celebrate the opening of the San Fermin festival. This celebration is famous for its fireworks shows, parties, parades and the running of the bulls, when hundreds of people run in front of six bulls down the narrow streets.
This mansion, located near the town of Aspen and the Snowmass Village in Colorado, offers a fabulous view of the mountain peaks. For $29.5 million one can get a luxurious and secluded place with 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and an indoor swimming pool. The total area of the mansion is 1190 sq. m (12,800 sq. ft).
The Jumbo Hostel is a hotel located inside a decommissioned Boeing 747. It is located at Arlanda Airport near Stockholm, Sweden. The jetliner was fully sanitized and its interior and decorations were conversed to comply with the standard building demands. The hotel has 27 rooms, a “cockpit suite” and a café.
Despite the sky-high prices for land and realty there are still desolate buildings in Japan. This motel had been built in 1973 and was closed and abandoned in 1997. Separate stairs lead from the hall to each of the ten rooms and the interior is very similar to the “love-motels” where you can book a room for two for just a couple of hours.
Jade Mountain resort at the Caribbean island St. Lucia is a breathtaking place, which provides an astonishing view upon mountainous shore and blue ocean waves. There is an infinity pool with stone pillars in every room, so the stunning place merges organically with the scenic landscape around. The price tag ranges from $950 to $2700 per night.