Europe

Biggest Vehicle in the World: Bagger 293

Exactly how big does a land-based vehicle need to be to qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records as largest in the world?...

Stately in Abandonment: Witley Court

During its heyday Witley Court was one of Europe’s most lavish Victorian estates. An iconic portico and timeless fountain – both penned by famed...

Abandoned Airport: Ciudad Real

Nothing highlights the current Spanish financial problems like a new and abandoned airport. Opened in 2009 at a cost of €1.1bn, the Ciudad Real...

The Conservatory Under a Lake

Previously Sometimes Interesting featured the story of a twenty-first century swindler and the spoils of his deception. In this post we examine a nineteenth-century...
Bugatti Automobili SpA abandoned factory

Bugatti EB110: Rise & Fall of a Supercar

For the last twenty years this modern car factory in northern Italy has been abandoned, quietly fulfilling a lonely existence behind overgrowth in a...
Ravenswick Hall

Ravenswick Hall: Disrupting an English Manor

Abandoned English manors raise questions. How does a beautiful estate owned by the same family for generations become deserted and neglected? Ravenswick Hall is...