In England the ghosts are especially cherished, they are proud of and considered a national treasure. Only in England can be found road signs “Beware of ghosts!”. More than half of the population believe in their existence, and one in seven claims to have seen a Ghost personally. Ghosts is part of the culture of this amazing country, whose inhabitants are very careful in their traditions and culture.
Only in England there are such unusual institutions as “Ghostbusters” or “the Club of experts of ghosts”, as well as a Spiritual society with its own traditions, which at different times were such famous people like Conan Doyle and Stanley Baldwin, who became vposledstvii Prime Minister. On Halloween in England is an international gathering of Ghost hunters, and in may at the Abbey Bish (County Buckinghamshire) is a festival of ghosts. Continue reading
The Savoy, Missouri
Missouri is a place known by the secrets associated with fascinating stories of Ruskin bond. But the most infamous building in the area is the hotel Savoy, built in 1902 as a summer residence and “capital of pleasure” of the British Raj. The walls of the architectural monument in the Gothic style kept the story about the two mediums, miss Frances Garnett-Orme and miss Eva Mounstephen that in 1911 stayed here. One morning miss Frances was found murdered. The conclusion is judicial-medical examination has said that the woman was poisoned, and the poison was in the drink. Miss Eva was arrested and brought before the court, which acquitted her. They say that the Ghost of the murdered still roams the hotel in search of the man who poisoned her.
Agrasen Ki Baoli, New Delhi
The ladder included in the list of architectural heritage of India and is under state protection. Continue reading
Luxury hotels and resorts under Sunny skies. Designer furniture, expensive restaurants and rich tourists, splashing in the ocean. But all that can change very quickly, becoming a decaying squalor.
War, weather, financial crises and man-made disasters killed many tourist palaces. Here are some of the most famous hotels empty.
Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands
It’s an empty building located on the coastal line of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google Maps though she never had visitors.
200 rooms with tiled floors, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning, carpets and luxury furnishings, never opened its doors. Wealth pilfered long ago and the building now hiding the homeless and a local gang. Continue reading