Derps and Miscellaneous

Explore #53: Crashed DC3 plane, Solheimasandur Beach, Iceland – May 2014

After my recent reports from Belgium I’m staying with the international theme, but with something completely different – the remains of a crashed DC3 plane abandoned on a black volcanic beach in Iceland! Mrs X and I recently spent a wonderful 5-day holiday in the stunning land of fire and ice. But of course even with a “normal” (i.e. non urbexing) holiday there’s always room to squeeze in a cheeky explore. I’d read about this plane ages ago, so as…

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Explore #52: Prison H15, France – April 2014

Explore #10 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour This was the tenth and final location of my debut European Urbex tour, and it was a cracker of a location to finish with. This huge prison closed in 2010, when in was replaced by a more modern prison based on the US maximum security prisons built nearby. The only people who have frequented here since have been urban explorers, graffiti artists, and metal thieves. Sadly there have been more…

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Explore #29: Cricket Pavilion, Guist, Norfolk – February 2014

Last weekend I decided to have a day of solo exploring around a few local sites on my map of targets. The weather was sunny, if somewhat mental, with gale force winds and torrential showers storms threatening later in the day. By the end of the day I had spent 9 hours exploring/driving around the wilds of Norfolk, and ticked off 5 sites on my list – whilst none of them were high profile or massive sites, they were nevertheless…

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