Churches and religious

Explore #60: Pensionnat Catholique, France – June 2014

Explore #5 of the Operation Baguette tour After the majesty of Chateau Lumiere, it was onwards to our next location of the day – Pensionnat Catholique. History This former Catholic boarding school for girls opened shortly before the outbreak of World War II, replacing a smaller school on the same site which dated back to the mid 19th Century. The school is huge, and is said to have over 1000 windows. During WWII the school was initially used to house…

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Explore #46: Eglise SV, aka Church of Bones, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #4 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour After only a few precious hours of sleep our alarms were sounding at silly o’clock for day two of our Belgium exploring weekender. Despite the early hour I found it surprisingly easy to get up, thanks to my excited anticipation of what we had planned for the day, involving no fewer than 6 different sites. 🙂 First up was this beautiful old abandoned church. When it closed the bodies buried…

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Explore #44: Monastere Mont G, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #2 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro Tour After Darren, Richie and I had all lost of European exploring virginities in glorious fashion at the CDC our gang pressed on to the next targets on our map. Despite having been up all night, our success at the CDC and a new bright sunny spring day made us all feel in pretty good shape. Our second target of the weekend, a small countryside house, turned out to be a…

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