"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on
society." - Photo by Jan Bommes
"This one was just a quick urbex selfie while on tour with our friend Freddy from Nordgriller Urbex back in November of last year."
Untill the early 2000s, this academy was one of two central training facilites of the German Navy for training with ship's weapons and ammunition.
The photos in this gallery show the school for the operation and maintenance personnel for surface weapons and the corresponding control units.
Basic training was conducted here as well, in this case for future surface weapon mechanics and ops personnel that were training for missions on fast attack boats.
The academy was built in the early 1970s, when the Navy's school for submarine weapons and the Navy's Artillery School were joined to form a new Naval Academy consisting of the aforementioned sections for surface and....(more)
This abandoned dairy farm was put into operation in 1889 and used the most modern technical facilities for the processing and preservation of milk. It used a
combination of steam and centrifuge in this process. Regular modernization of the dairy farm secured state-of-the-art milk processing. But the economic situation of small farms deteriorated, and
in 1972, the company was closed down.
With the sale to an art lecturer the dairy farm was turned into an art house and the character of the building changed. More changed when a new owner bought the building in 1978. He founded an "art factory", in which art was exhibited and produced. Over the years, the art factory aqcuired fame...(more)
The Olympic Village from 1936 was not too far from the first location of the day, so we decided to pay it a visit.
Since an association is taking care of the place, collecting money and organizing events and guided tours to be able to keep the buildings in relatively good condition, we didn't know what to expect.
We found a parking lot and a ticket booth. You can get single tickets or tickets for guided tours, but these wouldn't grant access to any of the buildings.
But there was the option of a guided photo tour for at the time (I think) 13 Euros per head that included everything, so we went for this option. After a while, the guide came (he had to be called from home) and took us on an almost three-hour long tour of the entire area.......(more)