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Street Visions

   I wander the streets of the city and capture the quiet things that call to me in the midst of all the noise.          The messages are sometimes cryptic, sometimes clear.       Trust Your...

Street Visions

   I wander the streets of the city and capture the quiet things that call to me in the midst of all the noise.          The messages are sometimes cryptic, sometimes clear.       Trust Your...

L’Urbex : Explorer du bout de l’objectif

:star: L’Urbex : Explorer du bout de l’objectif Tu ne prendras rien à part des photos. Tu ne laisseras rien à part des traces de pas. Tu ne tueras rien à part le temps. Tu ne dévoileras pas les adresses des lieux photographiés. Tu te prému...
by Songe d'une nuit d'été on Jan 10, 2016

The Lonely Chair

What’s the story behind these left over, forgotten, lost or broken chairs, couches, sofas? Why do people discard them or lose them? Does anyone sit on them, out there in the wild? What finally becomes of them? Why should anyone care? Source:  ...
by Word Grrls on Jun 25, 2015

Four Unusual Tourism Niches

There are all sorts of tourism niches out there. You’ve heard of people traveling for food, shopping, golf, medical treatments, maybe even to visit war zones, disaster sites or the graves of dead celebrities. There’s also a lot of unsavory…...

Get in the Road Trip Mood

The post Get in the Road Trip Mood appeared first on Word Grrls. Find a vintage motel or hotel postcard on eBay. Pick something from your local area so you will know the streets, more or less. Use Google Street View (find the location on the back vi...
by Word Grrls on Apr 28, 2015

Networks of New York: Field Guide to Internet Infrastructure

We tend to think of the internet as something akin to aether, present all around us in the void – or perhaps something traveling down a series of tubes ...
by WebUrbanist on Feb 12, 2015

Set Sail on Rail: Quirky Vehicles Explore Abandoned Tracks

Before the abandoned railroad tracks of Paris officially disappear – which is bound to happen, as cities realize the potential for reclamation as High ...
by WebUrbanist on Oct 22, 2014

Saturday in town: Galway, Ireland

It was a Tuesday evening, I had just checked into a hostel in Galway and I was enjoying my first “luxurious” dinner in Ireland (i.e. bread and cheese-no money for […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Oct 14, 2014

Saturday in town: Galway, Ireland

It was a Tuesday evening, I had just checked into a hostel in Galway and I was enjoying my first “luxurious” dinner in Ireland (i.e. bread and cheese-no money for […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Oct 14, 2014

A careless panorama from a Greek oasis

Walking around the Acropolis in the midday can cause sunburns, heat exhaustion and an incurable thirst, even in early June. No better place to cool down than the hills of Philopapou […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Jul 6, 2014

Project 365 - Day 37

I found this old projector lamp in an abandoned factory I was exploring on an urbex trip. I had a great time in this factory though it was almost empty. In one of the halls, this lamp stood on the ground against a big rusted metal door. The texture a...
by Miso-Photography on Mar 9, 2014

Exploring Venice

 EXPLORING VENICE...
by Digital Rebel on Jan 19, 2014

Project 365 - Day 8

So, here's the picture of yesterday. I took it while on a little urbex trip to an abandoned train station in Belgium. A more usual style picture for me as some of you may notice. I like how the sky looked dramatic at that time of the day and added a...
by Miso-Photography on Jan 13, 2014

Bärenquell Brauerei

This is an abandoned brewery somewhere in Germany. I recently went for an urbex trip in Germany with a friend. We visited this breewery on our first day. The site is really huge, with lots of building. It's been heavily vandalized, but one can still...
by Miso-Photography on Dec 15, 2013

Villa Albert

Abandoned villa somewhere in Belgium. This beautiful house is suprinsingly well preserved, probably because it is partly hidden by the vegetation of the garden. This was a very nice exploration, and it must have been quite a luxury house. The walls a...
by Miso-Photography on Nov 19, 2013

Usine Comet

Abandoned factory somewhere in Belgium. I think that this factory was producing beer kegs, at least that's what I found on the internet, but I'm not really sure about it. It was a big factory, and some of the buildings have already been demolished. I...
by Miso-Photography on Oct 22, 2013

Triage-Lavoir P.

Abandoned coal washing facility somewhere in Belgium. This place closed its doors in 1977. Rehabilitating works began in 2005, which can be seen by the thousands of new windows that were put in place. For an unknown reason, the works have been stoppe...
by Miso-Photography on Oct 8, 2013

Crypte L.

Abandoned crypt somewhere in Belgium. This crypt lies under a well known belgian cemetery and is now the eternal house of some famous people. It runs all along the graveyard, so it's quite big. It has been built in 1878 nad, from what I know, has bee...
by Miso-Photography on Sep 19, 2013

Tannerie Schotte

Abandoned tannery somewhere in Belgium. This old tannery is a very big place with many buildings. It's a well known place in the urban exploration world. There's not much to see there, as almost all the buildings are empty, but the architecture of th...
by Miso-Photography on Sep 12, 2013


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