Spread out across the Bolivian highlands, at 4,000 meters, the city of El Alto is predominantly ochre-red, with thousands of low, matchbox-like brick houses with unfinished and unpainted facades lining the sides of dusty, unpaved roads. Continue reading →
Besides many skyscrapers with cool gray concrete blocks, the appearance of Gamcheon in Busan is a special feature spreading a mysterious appeal. The village impresses travellers from the very first sign of eye-catching decorative paints, lively combination. Gamcheon will make you extremely overwhelmed by harmonious beauty of art and history. Continue reading →
See the homes of 70% of Caracas’ residents
In Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, nearly seventy percent of the population lives in slums that seem to drape over every corner of the city.
Welcome to the world’s largest vertical slum
In the centre of the city is the Torre David, a forty-five story unfinished office tower that was in the midst of construction until the developer died in 1993, and the crash of the Venezuelan economy the following year. About eight years ago, people started moving in to the abandoned construction site, and today it is considered the world’s largest vertical slum. Continue reading →