These Photos Prove That Nature Always Wins The Battle Against Civilization



You might have to plant the flowers in your backyard to see some green action, but plants will grow from just about anywhere if you give them enough time. If you abandoned your home today and returned many years later, you might find trees growing right out of your bedroom walls, and plants the size of beanstalks shooting straight up out of your floorboards.

The Old Piano Tree, California


Bicycle Eaten by A Tree On Vashon Island, Washington


This bicycle now permanently belongs to a tree on Vashion Island in Washington.

Old Abandoned Mill In Sorrento, Italy


This old and long-abandoned mill in Sorrento, Italy looks more like vegetation covered cliffside than a factory.

Abandoned Mining Town, Namibia


In Namibia, there was once a prosperous mining town. After the miners up and moved away the sands of the Namibia desert took over. Give it enough time and this entire town will be completely covered in sand for future civilizations to dig up.


Abandoned Mansion Near Kilgarvan, Ireland


When the occupants of this mansion near Kilgarvan, Ireland ditched their royal digs, a whole plethora of beautiful plants was waiting and ready to grow in their place.

Abandoned Train Station In Abkhazia, Georgia


This Georgian train station was built with attention to every last detail, and then it was left abandoned. At which point, nature came in and added her own details–including plenty pops of color to offset all of the white.

Abandoned Fishermen’s Town In Kamchatka, Russia


This building once stood in a fishermen’s town. Since its glory days, the waters have rushed in, slowly washing away all traces of the town…