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Explore #148: Théâtre – Cinéma Varia, Belgium – October 2015

Explore #7 of ‘The Royal Variety Tour’ Day Two of our weekender began with an explore of a grand old place which I’d wanted to see since the days before my first European exploring trip. Somehow I’d never quite got around to fitting it in, but finally after another super early start we successfully crept past the nosey neighbours and their barking dogs whilst they still slept, and found our way inside at very first light. History Théâtre Varia was…

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Explore #143: Reims-Gueux Race Track, France – October 2015

Explore #1 of ‘The Royal Variety Tour’ This was a great long weekend of exploring in France and Belgium. After rendezvousing on the outskirts of London, our gang (comprising my usual exploring buddy James and his girlfriend Jade, and our friend Mark from t’North) cruised down to the Eurotunnel around midnight after work on Friday night, and then continued the long drive through the night into France… …at about 2am we broke up the journey by stopping over at the…

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Explore #139: The Grand Hotel, Birmingham – August 2015

After spending the night at a nearby hotel and enjoying some excellent Chinese food and much needed cold beers, it was another super early start the next morning. Our target: a huge Grade II* listed hotel with a truly stunning ballroom… History (from wiki) The Grand Hotel is a Grade II* listed Victorian hotel in the city centre of Birmingham, England. The hotel occupies the greater part of a block bounded by Colmore Row, Church Street, Barwick Street and Livery…

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