So often when we’re talking urbex, when we’re not creeping with caution down some stretch of storm drain or other municipal infrastructure, we’re talking about the long gone, the abandoned, the glory days that have faded, the slow decay – it’s right there in the show’s title. But what about when the ruins are fresh? Because, a week ago, Mexico Beach was a fully-functioning beach town on Florida’s Gulf Coast – and this week – it’s a federal disaster area.
What would you do if your town had been flattened in the largest storm to hit the Florida panhandle in recorded history? Well, Kim Hill grabbed her camera….
Kim Hill is author of Abandoned After the Storm: Hurricane Michael.
You can find more of her photos online at www.abandonedgulfcoast.com/.