Author: "[...] long after they close their doors."

This place had a lot of beautiful details to t…

This place had a lot of beautiful details to take in.

Abandoned restaurant, Germany, 2018.
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This beautiful old building, last inhabiting a…

This beautiful old building, last inhabiting a Greek restaurant, was the first location we visited during our weekend trip to an area we’ve been to quite often already. Again, we met other explorers…

Abandoned restaurant, Germany, 2018.
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When the slides and statue were still there&he…

When the slides and statue were still there… 

Abandoned home, Belgium, 2018.
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While the first floor still seemed rather dece…

While the first floor still seemed rather decent, the upper floor was already taken over by nature thanks to one or other small leak in the roof.

Abandoned home, Belgium, 2018.
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It was quite an adventure to get to the second…

It was quite an adventure to get to the second floor. The staircase had already collapsed for a big part and well, below it was only the dark and dank basement. I struggled a bit to be honest but when the guys up there sounded like they found the Amber Room, I was all in. Or up rather.

Abandoned home, Belgium, 2018.
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Maison Alexa was a very famous spot, and right…

Maison Alexa was a very famous spot, and rightfully so. Despite or because of the heavy dereliction. At the time of our visit a lot of remnants were still there.
Half a year later many things had gone “missing”.
One year later, regrettably, it was demolished.

Abandoned home, Belgium, 2018.
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To the left you see our entrance. When two oth…

To the left you see our entrance. When two other explorers came around (who now have become friends via social media) we helped them get in under the shutters in the “slide room”. 

Abandoned home, Belgium, 2018.
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When our friends asked to go on a trip to Belg…

When our friends asked to go on a trip to Belgium last January, I was all like “Uh, it’s too cold, it’s too far, I don’t want to…”
But then the magic words “Let’s go to Maison Alexa” were spoken and I forgot about the cold and the long way.

Abandoned home, Belgium, 2018.
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alessalaranitara: Nevermind the crumbling flo…

alessalaranitara:

Nevermind the crumbling floors as long as the power is still on.

Colourful decay and nature taking over. Aband…

Colourful decay and nature taking over.

Abandoned gym, Germany, 2017.
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