Craco – The Ghost Town

The town of Craco has stood uninhabited for many years. Though the town survived plagues, centuries of wars and volcanic eruptions, in the end it was landsliding that forced evacuation. Craco is located in the province of Matera, in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. People had lived in this hilltop village since the 10th…

Mohenjo Daro – The City Of The Dead

Around 5000 years ago when mankind was still in its early days, there existed a civilization where people were way ahead of their time. Rectilinear buildings and elaborate drainage system tells us that people from Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) were skilled urban planners. But who occupied the city still remains a mystery. Mohenjo Daro is…

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