“The windows of houses – even if the house is ramshackle – are always beautiful because windows represent light!"
(Mehmet Murat ildan)
The abandoned buildings of this former dairy company are part of a larger dairy factory that was sold and split up sometime in the past. One part was after that operated by a fish export company, and this other part has apparently been used for various purposes, including storage and auto repairs.....(more)
The factory was built in 1875. It is unknown, however, what kind of factory it was. It was subsequently acquired by a new owner in 1914. The buyer experimented with the production of blue cheese from cow's milk. France was already known at this time for Roquefort cheese, but it was produced from sheep's milk. In the late 1930s, the French gained a monopoly on the name Roquefort, and so the owner had to come up with another name for his invention. Hence the name Danablu....(more)
During our summer vacation in 2018, we had planned a day of touring together with our dear friend Torsten from North Urbex. Due to the distance (he lives about 250 kilometers away) and frequent on-call-duty on his side, we rarely get the chance for a meeting - but in this case, it all worked out really nicely, although Torsten had to drive a bit farther to meet up with us.
Tausende Hamburger Autofahrer stehen täglich vor den roten Ampeln im Bereich Spaldingstraße/Repsoldstraße/Amsinckstraße. Ihr Blick fällt dann oft auf ein verwahrlostes Grundstück mit heruntergekommenen Bauten und Ruinen. Was steckt hinter dem „Lost Place“ mitten in der Stadt?
Edinburgh is steeped in history, and with travel still out of bounds due to coronavirus you might be looking for somewhere to explore. You don't need to venture far in the capital to find something from times gone by, and often there is a creepy or unusual story attached to it.
Late afternoon sun cast long shadows across hundreds of stone faces carved into Bayon Temple as I scrambled deeper into the 12th Century shrine at the heart of Cambodia's sprawling Angkor site. The trippy portraits swelled from towers and walls, each one with plump lips curved into an unnerving smile.
Laut Polizei wurden aus dem ehemaligen Hotel "Deutsches Haus" auf der Chemnitzer Straße in Grünhainichen mehrere Deckenleuchten gestohlen. Gesamtwert: Etwa 5000 Euro!