2000 deaths isn’t enough to stop Wittenoom emerging as a problematic tourist hot spot.
Social apps like WhatsApp and Facebook are lifelines between members of the African diaspora.
Century-old records reduced them to nameless slurs, so it takes serious detective work to find the real history.
Does solitude destroy the human psyche, or does it allow us to see the world clearly?
The Victorian-style village was the playground of an eccentric millionaire. When he died, Johnsonville died with him.
The Turkish army invaded Cyprus 40 years ago this week. Ever since then, what should be the island nation's most popular resort town has been a cut-off, increasingly dilapidated ghost town. I stopped by to take in the sights.
The economy hasn't picked up here since NASA left.
Ideas the local council has come up with in order to boost the town's profile have included a proposal to use the area for nuclear tests and restoring the gulag into a leisure park.
The Owens Valley dust bowl was an ecological disaster with far-reaching consequences, and it was caused by the creation of Los Angeles. Today, industry would love to march right into a similar ecological disaster.