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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 #63: Lycée V, Belgium – June 2014

Explore #8 of the Operation Baguette tour It was only 7.15am when we arrived at what was already our second location of the day – this abandoned school, located slap-bang in the middle of a busy Belgian town. I haven’t been able to locate much history on this place, other than it used to be a girls’ school and now it’s closed and is being slowly reclaimed by nature. The light, colours and textures of this place had always really…

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Explore #60: Pensionnat Catholique, France – June 2014

Explore #5 of the Operation Baguette tour After the majesty of Chateau Lumiere, it was onwards to our next location of the day – Pensionnat Catholique. History This former Catholic boarding school for girls opened shortly before the outbreak of World War II, replacing a smaller school on the same site which dated back to the mid 19th Century. The school is huge, and is said to have over 1000 windows. During WWII the school was initially used to house…

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