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Explore #155: Prison H19 (aka Prison 1893), Germany – February 2016

Explore #2 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ After exploring Zeche P we had a fail at our next location, so moved on to the final explore of Day One – a nice relaxing late-afternoon visit to this abandoned Prison where the lights were still left on! History Built in the late 19th century this large prison was built in the suburbs, but as the nearby city grew over the following decades it eventually ended up in a far…

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Explore #91: Wünsdorf-Waldstadt (Northern barracks), Germany – August 2014

Explore #2 of the Berlin or Bust Tour After our brief foray at the Courthouse, James and I fought back the tiredness and chewed up the kilometres on das autobahn in his little SEAT Ibiza. We finally arrived at Wünsdorf mid-afternoon. History The following includes excerpts adapted from Abandoned Berlin’s excellent report from the Southern part of the site. In 1910 Wünsdorf-Waldstadt was a proving ground and garrison for the Imperial German Army. During World War I the site and…

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Explore #64: Prison 11, Belgium – June 2014

Explore #9 of the Operation Baguette tour After a thoroughly enjoyable explore of Lycée V it was straight on to the third location of the day at this former army barracks. For some reason the site is codenamed ‘Prison 11’ by European urbexers – possibly because of the small outbuilding which has some very old cells where unruly soldiers were once interned? History The barracks on this site date back to the late 1800s, with great emphasis placed on the…

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