The abandoned village

Dec 05, 2022, 04:43 PM

The village of Sanguinho was inhabited for more than a century by a population that took refuge in this area due to the overflow of the Faial da Terra River. Twenty houses were built with pig pens, four sheds and a haystack. The emigration in the 60s and 70s and the difficulty children faced getting to school were the main causes of depopulation and the abandonment of this village. Today it has been partially restored as a tourist eco-village, but much of it remains abandoned and mysterious.

Rain, abandoned silence, birdsong and a passing cat recorded by Cities and Memory.