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Ornate painted ceiling staircase Villa schöne Decke Villa HMG Urbex Germany Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location Deutschland

Explore #164: Villa Schöne Decke aka Villa HMG, Germany – May 2016

Explore #4 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Next up on our tour of East Germany and Poland was a quick 30 minute visit to this abandoned old manor house with a distinctive painted ceiling. History Apparently the house was owned by an eccentric man who claimed to be a ‘wizard’ and who suddenly disappeared with the rest of his family one night shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, possibly to start a new life in the West.…

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Stairs Staircase ornate columns pillars Villa Guano Villa Miley Urbex Germany Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location Deutschland

Explore #163: Villa Guano aka Villa Miley, Germany – May 2016

Explore #3 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Day Two saw a traditionally early start, and first up was this derelict manor house with rather lovely stairs, columns and capitals (as I think they’re called – feel free to correct me, any architecture buffs out there)… Access wasn’t looking good initially, but after some careful scouting and some more good teamwork we managed to get inside undetected. We then spent a relaxed hour or so taking a few shots, and…

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Green Control Room Amazing fantastic retro vintage old Kraftwerk V Urbex Powerplant Germany Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location Deutschland

Explore #162: Kraftwerk V – May 2016

Explore #2 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ After our permission visit of Kraftwerk Plessa it was time to get down to some ‘proper’ exploring at another huge decaying powerplant with an equally impressive control room… History This large coal-fired powerplant was built in the 1930s, and expanded substantially after the Second World War to help meet East Germany’s growing energy needs. As with many other such plants it closed down in the 1990s. Today it sits empty, partially stripped…

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