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Explore #156: Zeche M / Heinz Mine P, Germany – February 2016

Explore #3 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ It was a pre-dawn start on Day Two of our German weekender as we knew our next target had active on-site security patrols, and the cover of darkness (or at least very first light) always helps improve the odds! History I can’t give away any specifics about this location – its beginnings can be traced back to 1860s, and grew during the 20th century to be a very large and important…

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Explore #154: Zeche P (Polsum), Germany – February 2016

Explore #1 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ It had been a very quiet start to 2016 on the exploring front, so I was itching to get away for a long weekend of euro exploring japery. My usual exploring buddy James and I managed to grab some super cheap Ryanair flights to Cologne (hence the naff tour name), and after a middle-of-the-night start by about 11am on a sunny Saturday morning we were in Germany and making our way…

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Explore #119: Odeon Cinema, Colchester, Essex – January 2015

After our all-too brief revisit to Severalls Asylum and a traditional post-explore breakfast at McDonald’s, we decided to pay an impromptu visit to this old cinema… History The Odeon cinema, formerly the Regal cinema, was built in 1931 and designed by well-known cinema architect Cecil Masey. As well as showing films the cinema also hosted live events, including the Rolling Stones who played two shows there in September 1964. In the 1970s it was known as the Odeon Film Centre,…

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