Explore #174: Palac Bożków, Poland – May 2016

Explore #14 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ The third and final explore of day four was a permission visit of this stunning crumbling palace in Southern Poland. History (translated and rewritten from wiki and here.) The estate in the village of Bożków was first established in around 1520 by the von Raueck family. After the Czech-Palatinate war the estate was confiscated and given to the emperor’s physician Caspar Jäschke von Eisenhut. It later passed to the Jesuits, who built…

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Explore #173: Palace of Columns, Poland – May 2016

I hope you all like my slightly newer and improved blog! This is my first post in many months due to lots of other personal commitments and a need to upgrade this site to add more storage space. My ace brother in law has been an absolute superstar in doing all the technical behind the scenes work needed not only to make that happen, but also to give the site a revamp in the process – thanks Mark! Right, down…

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Explore #172: Ballhaus K, Germany – May 2016

Explore #12 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Our final stop in Germany before crossing over into Poland was this extremely decayed building – I’m afraid I don’t know anything about its history, but judging from its codename and the large downstairs stage I gather that it was formerly some sort of a community centre / dancehall / ballroom. Our Explore It was a dank and rainy morning when we arrived near this location – luckily the only bad weather…

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