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Explore #48: IM Cooling Tower, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #6 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour After exploring Powerplant IM it was time to cross the river to the plant’s famous Cooling Tower. This involved a short drive around to the nearest bridge, via a small side street inhabited by a mentally-deficient local who pulled her car straight out into the side of mine without warning! The sound of the impact was horrendous and I was certain that my car was completely wrecked. But luckily they…

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Explore #47: Powerplant IM, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #5 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour Next up on my Belgian weekender with the lovely guys and gal from Desolate Nation, Richard Gowen Photography and Rebecca Litchfield Photography was this vast industrial behemoth. Originally built in the 1920s Powerplant IM was once one of the largest coal-fired power stations in Belgium. The plant was extended to include gas power in the 1970s, but suffered negative media attention from the likes of Greenpeace, and was “mothballed” in…

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Explore #46: Eglise SV, aka Church of Bones, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #4 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour After only a few precious hours of sleep our alarms were sounding at silly o’clock for day two of our Belgium exploring weekender. Despite the early hour I found it surprisingly easy to get up, thanks to my excited anticipation of what we had planned for the day, involving no fewer than 6 different sites. 🙂 First up was this beautiful old abandoned church. When it closed the bodies buried…

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