Go On a Tour of This Namibian Ghost Town
A once-thriving mining town now sits absolutely silent in the desert.
At one time, Kolmanskop, Namibia was a busy diamond-mining outpost. This was way back in the early 1900s, when Namibia was a German colony. Kolmanskop was a wealthy mining town out in a remote stretch of desert that was abruptly abandoned after World War I. It's now very much a ghost town, with the desert landscape taking over the few remaining buildings.
Today, one of the biggest conflicts impacting Namibia is the legacy of white land ownership. To learn more, watch the video below: