Life After People in Abandoned Chinese Island

The rolling hills covered in green, the breathtaking natural wonders, the beauty of the empty houses, the smell of the sea. All the best of this Chinese Island reaches out to our hearts through photographs of life after people taken by Shanghai-based amateur photographer, who calls herself Qing Jian during a recent trip to Gou Qi, an abandoned small fishing village in Shengsi.

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Looks like a scenery from a fairy tale, this fishing village in Gou Qi island is abandoned.

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Simple stone houses are all claimed by vines.

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Gou Qi is in China’s Shengsi area which consists of around 400 islands.

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People who used to live in Gou Qi has abandoned the island some time ago due to economic reasons.

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After they left, nature slowly but surely started to reclaim the island; houses and buildings are swallowed by the greenery.

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The roads are the same.

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Abandoned houses came back to life with their new owners.

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And in the end, this is how an abandoned Chinese fairy tale village looks today.

via Dailymail.co.uk