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Once home to thousands of fisherman, Shengshan Island, part of a 400 island archipelago near to the mouth of China’s Yangtze River, is now all but abandoned. Most left in the early 90s in search of work and a better education, leaving just a handful of stalwart villagers.

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Over the last two decades, Mother Nature has taken over – vines cling from the crumbling stone walls of the once bustling fishing village. The beautiful isolated spot has quickly become a tourist attraction, with visitors coming to wander through the charming abandoned village that is slowly being reclaimed by nature.

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