Valley of Death

PhotographerRima Virbauskaite
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryVilnius, Lithuania
Photo Date2012
Technical InfoPinhole camera "Zero 612B"
Entry Description

Valley of Death in Neringa, Lithuania. In 1870-1872 French military prisoners was located here by Germans. Due to harsh imprisonment conditions, exhaustion and diseases many died there. The dead were buried in locally established cemetery. The most beautiful and tranquil place in the world was turned into real hell.