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 #45: Zone Braams, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #3 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour After exploring the CDC and Monastere Mont G, this was our third and final explore of Day One of our Belgium weekender. We might even have fitted in another explore, had it not been for spending the best part of 2 hours stuck in horrendous traffic jams going around the Brussells ring road – not what was needed after 32+ hours and counting without any sleep. History This former NATO…

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Explore #40: Cambridge Military Hospital (maternity ward), Aldershot, Hampshire – March 2014

After a night of breathtaking views in great company on the Kings Reach Tower climb it was time to make the middle-of-the-night drive solo down to Aldershot for my next target – Cambridge Military Hospital (or CMH to its friends). It was a surreal experience coming down from the adrenaline high of earlier in the night and driving around an almost deserted M25 at about 3.45am – at one point I must have driven for over a minute without seeing…

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