PHOTOS: Abandoned houses in the Arabian desert

Wed, 28.03.2018 12:23

In the UAE there is a "ghost village", which every year attracts more and more tourists.

The ridges of the dunes are getting closer to the houses. Such unusual conditions attract filmmakers

Neat courtyards, rooms with turquoise walls and pink furniture, green minaret turret turn into scenery for "Woman in the Sands" Kobo Abe - or to the advertisement of "Land Cruiser".

They say that the local people gradually left their homes, tired of fighting with the approaching sand. For dozens of years the dunes have penetrated into houses, filled voids and reservoirs. 

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