This Abandoned Chinese Fishing Island Is The Most Beautiful Thing You’ll See Today

Sometimes nature takes over and reclaims land that humans have developed on. It is a rare sight, but when it happens it is quite magnificent, as seen in this forgotten Chinese fishing village on Shengshan Island.

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Time stands completely still here. The vines bury the skeletal structures of abandoned buildings, leaving them shrouded in a green haze.

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This island is only one of 400 islands which make up the Shengsi Archipelago, which were abandoned in the early ’90s as the residents moved to the mainland in order to leave the education and food shortages behind.

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It was once home to 2,000 fishermen, but now only a few inhabit the remote village. Every day hundreds of tourists arrive to trek the tracks around the derelict buildings, to see sights just like these…

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