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Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Orient Express internal carriage

Explore #86: Orient Express train, Belgium – August 2014

Explore #8 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour. After Powerplant Gigawatt and Hotel Allegria, the third location on Day Two of our tour was this wonderful old train, slowly decaying in a siding in a still-live train yard somewhere in Belgium. I haven’t been able to find any history of this train I’m afraid, so I’ll crack straight on with the photos. My abiding memories of the train were the itchy-as-hell seats, and the absolutely sweltering heat – it was…

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"Hotel Allegria" "Adam X" Urbex Urban Exploration Belgium bar mural painting

Explore #85: Hotel Allegria, Belgium – August 2014

Explore #7 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour. After our pre-dawn mission to the mighty Powerplant Gigawatt we were all absolutely starving. We punched “McDonalds” into our trusty Aussie-voiced satnav Bruce, and were delighted to see that there was a maccers only a few miles away. However upon arrival at the holy golden arches we were gutted to discover that, it being a Sunday, it wasn’t open for another couple of hours. This is one of the most unacceptable traits…

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Urbex Urban Exploration Powerplant Gigawatt XL Cloud Factory turbine hall turbines

Explore #84: Powerplant Gigawatt, aka XL aka The Cloud Factory, Belgium – August 2014

Explore #6 of the Gigawatts & Megalolz Tour After racking up 5 successful explores on day one of the trip the beers that night hit us hard – with the lack of sleep on top we were all pretty merry after about 3 of the premium local beers! So much so that Dan decided that it would be hilarious if he slept al fresco on our balcony that night… …although after much childish giggling and taking of photos we did…

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