n Albania, Communist-era bunkers populate the landscape, relics of the paranoia and skewed priorities of former dictator Enver Hoxha. Now they exist as quirky homes, animal shelters, ad hoc storage and make-out spots.
Shipwreck in the Aral Sea. Ever since the Soviet Union diverted the rivers that flowed into the Aral Sea in the its coastline has been receding. Today, the arid desert land only harbours the remnants of dozens of shipwrecks.