Palaces, Castles & Mansions

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Explore #51a (revisit): Chateau de Noisy (aka Chateau Miranda), Belgium – August 2014

Explore #10 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour Despite having already explored four locations and been on the go since 4.30am that morning, our team couldn’t resist rounding off Day Two with a revisit to the magical Chateau Noisy. History For a potted history of the castle, and lots more photos, please have a look at my report from my first visit back in April 2014. Our Explore This was a revisit for Darren and I, and Marlon had been…

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Explore #87 and #87a (revisit): Grand Hotel Regnier, Belgium – August and September 2014

Explore #9 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour The penultimate location on Day Two of our trip was this wonderful old hotel, set in a beautiful gorge in the South Belgian countryside. History The Grand Hotel Regnier was built around 1904, but sadly it has been closed for many years since the business went bust. The elderly owner still lives nearby, and mourns the continuing and inevitable decline of this once grand building. Our Explore I had wanted to visit…

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Explore #79: Villa Directeur, Belgium – August 2014

Explore #1 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour Another summer weekend, another trip to Europe. This time back to Belgium for a great 3 days packed full of varied and interesting locations and loads of laughs – megalolz even! We rolled off the ferry around 1am and were greeted with torrential rain and the fiercest lighting storm I’ve seen in a long long time – the kind where you can’t help but go “woah!……… WOAH!!!!!…… …… WOOOOOOOAAAAHHHH!!!” with each spectacular…

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