I love this picture by photographer Andrew Moore, it looks so much like it's taken in Africa. In fact, and it's quiet surprising the location is in the far north-east of Russia on the Sakhalin Island.

coordinates : 53°34'52.34N 142°55'59.93E
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  1. Anonymous // Friday, January 16, 2009 5:10:00 AM  

    this is abandoned in still-disputed territory! japan and the former soviet union have argued over Okha ever since the end of WW2.

  2. Anonymous // Sunday, June 14, 2009 3:31:00 PM  

    looks like a gulag transport train ...