Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Abandon hope, ye who enter here!


This is an abandoned house on the southeast side of Ocala, near where we used to live. It's been abandoned for a number of years and is slowly being swallowed up by Florida flora. There's a smaller house near this one that was abandoned just a few years ago and is now completely covered by bushes and trees.

20 comments:

Sylvia K said...

WOW!! Old Mother Nature does know how to cover up the trashing ones, doesn't she!!!

hamilton said...

How sad. And such a waste.

William Kendall said...

It doesn't take long for nature to reclaim.

RedPat said...

That is so astounding to see, Lowell!

Linda said...

Very sad to see abandoned homes. Nature will pick it up.

Randy said...

It's a sad sight when there are so many homeless people in the U.S.

SRQ said...

Scenes like this always make me wonder about the back story. What happened so that it got to this condition?

Kay said...

I think hope was abandoned when the last residents left. I agree with Randy.

Jack said...

Mother Nature always gets her way.

llandudnopictures said...

Spooky!

EG CameraGirl said...

So many people who are homeless and a place like this goes to ruin. Something WRONG here.

Karl Demetz said...

A sad picture, Lowell, but, hey, what a title !

VP said...

Nice title! The force of nature at work against man made things...

Sharon Anck said...

The earth is going to swallow it up.

Birdman said...

That Mother Nature works fast too. Needs some TLC.

José Mendonça said...

It always amazes me how the jungle swalled entire cities that have been rediscovered centuries later, like Angkor, Tikal or Machu Picchu or even very recently the Mayan city in Mexico whose name I haven't memorized yet.

Halcyon said...

How sad...

cieldequimper said...

Sad but a cool photo op!

magiceye said...

Does look haunted!! Well captured!

Small City Scenes said...

Kinda sad---what stories these abandoned places could tell.
MB

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." — Henri Cartier-Bresson