Lonely Planet Writer

Haunting pictures from inside the wrecked Costa Concordia

German photographer Jonathan Danko Kielkowski has published a book of photographs taken inside the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.

The Costa Concordia wreckage.
The Costa Concordia wreckage. Image by Global Panorama / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Concordia ran aground off the coast of Tuscany in 2012, leading to the loss of 32 lives. The ship has since been refloated and towed to the port of Genoa, where it will be scrapped. Kielkowski swam out to the ship with his camera and captured haunting images of the interior, showing algae growing on the ruined luxurious fittings and furniture strewn around. Read more and see the pictures: theguardian.com