“Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost.” (Erol
"I'd never seen a bunker that you could drive into with a car. This Cold War bunker is one of those. Well, you can't drive all the way in anymore, but when it was in operation, it was built so that cars or trucks could drive into a sort of garage which then could be sealed with huge concrete gates.
The abandoned airfield that this bunker was built on was the final location we wanted to explore on a short tour in November 2019. The sun was beginning to set, so the sky was painted in beautiful colors, which emphasized the impressive size and shape of the monolithic concrete bunker.
And I really like our new (six months old) little "urbex mobile", so I wanted to show off a little and took this photo ☺️"
There is not much historical information to be found about this former inn situated in a valley in the Harz Mountains of Germany.
It is a half-timbered construction on a massive stone foundation, so it was probably built sometime in the 19th century when tourism in the region was on the incline. In the time of the German sepratation, the inn was used as a recreation home. Apparently, the place was continued as an inn after the reunification and was extensively renovated in the 1990s, although not in a luxurious manner. The inn was closed around 2008......(more)
The "Heaven's Cave" is a leaching cave system formed in anhydrite and gypsum. It contains the largest natural cavity in a low mountain range in Germany.
The cave was discovered in 1868 during preliminary excavations for a 268 -meter-long railway tunnel, which today leads along the length of the cave, that was twice as large before the tunnel was built.
The cave-side tunnel vault was initially protected against stone chipping by bundles of brushwood, and from 1906 by a.....(more)
Two weeks into the year 2018, it was time for our first tour of the year. The day before, my mother had spontaneously decided to join us, which totally made sense, because we were going to take her car anyway :)
It was a beautiful sunny Sunday morning. We left early, and we arrived at our first spot after about two and a half hours of driving.
For the first location, we had decided to check out an abandoned nuclear weapons depot of the US Army. Supposedly, it wasn't secured at all and more or less a local recreational area, so entering.....(more)