Recommended Reports – some selected highlights

Explore #59: Chateau Lumiere, France – June 2014

Explore #4 of the Operation Baguette tour After the sleep-deprived fun and games of the previous day’s exploring I was simply delighted when my alarm went off at 3.30am. Ahem. Dan and I shuffled around our room in semi-conscious monosyllabic fashion, plugging charged batteries back in to cameras, and trying to wake up for another day of derpage (i.e. exploring ‘derps’ – derelict places, try to keep up at the back). In truth, it’s amazing how much better you feel…

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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 #43: Chambre De Commerce (CDC), Antwerp, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #1 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro Tour The Chambre De Commerce (or CDC to its friends) has long been top of my list of European sites that I’ve most wanted to visit. So when it came to planning my debut Urbex trip to Europe in the most excellent company of Darren Smith of Desolate Nation, Richie Gowen of Richard Gowen Photography and Rebecca Litchfield of Rebecca Litchfield Photography, I was pretty much adamant that the CDC had…

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