Exquisite Photos Of Locations Given To Us By Mother Nature

It is sometimes said that in the eternal confrontation between man and nature, there is no winner. However, once there is a crack in a building, or a broken car stays unattended for a certain amount of time, we’ve all seen how vegetation immediately starts to seize control of it. Nature reasserts its grip.

Take a walk through the abandoned tunnels, ships, mansions and 20 other objects, which, though they were created by man, soon became part of the natural landscape. These are some thought-provoking images.

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A tree in a piano, California.

nature beats civilization
The victory of the trees over concrete, Hong Kong.

nature beats civilization
A railway in Paris, France.

nature beats civilization
A bicycle which has been ’eaten’ by a tree.

nature beats civilization
A natural aquarium in an abandoned shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand.

nature beats civilization
An old mill in Sorrento, Italy.

nature beats civilization
An abandoned Ferris wheel.

nature beats civilization
A car ’cemetery’, Belgium.

nature beats civilization
An abandoned mining town, Namibia.

nature beats civilization
A 160-year-old railway in Paris, France.

nature beats civilization
A 100-year-old ship in Sydney, Australia.

nature beats civilization

nature beats civilization
Tree roots repeating the pattern of the paving stones on a side walk.

nature beats civilization
The abandoned radioactive city of Pripyat, Ukraine.

nature beats civilization
A forgotten mansion, Ireland.

nature beats civilization
A railway station, Abkhazia.

nature beats civilization
A former cooling tower, Belgium.

nature beats civilization

nature beats civilization
Angkor, Cambodia.

nature beats civilization
A room in an abandoned hotel.

nature beats civilization
The ruins of a fishing town on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

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