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    • By Himeiji
      Recently we visited the Jean Monnet building of the European Commission in Luxembourg city, which is about to be demolished. 
      The building was closed because they discovered asbestos in the air in block C. Unfortunately, we came too late and the most interesting part (Conference Centre) was already destroyed, but we managed to see the offices (mostly empty) and the sport centre with swimming pool in the basement.
      If you decide to go there, don't go to the building C, especially the lower floors!!! They have started demolishing them, we came in to one of the floors, and saw a creepy room completely covered with white film, from floor to ceiling, including doors and windows. Apparently, to protect the workers from asbestos. Just don't go there) 
      Otherwise, buildings A and B are still fine.  The keys on one of the pictures are from the data centre. It's now empty, they only left the keys) 
      Here are also a couple of maps in case if someone wants to visit the place.
       
      The most interesting thing is that the building is guarded. Security are there 24/7. They are outside near building A, so be careful with the lights! At the level 2, at the border between buildings A and B, I left a short note on the side of one of escalators. You can try to find it) See the last picture, and the place is marked with big yellow circle on one of the maps. 
















    • By DirtyJigsaw
      All, 
       
      Heres a quick report from another Paris Ghost Station i have now visited. Its one of the larger ghost stations and one of the most well known. Ive not been activley posting much as of late due to other commitments but i am out there exploring and got another big trip lined up this year too.
      I wont bore you any longer, but heres some history of the station stolen from Google
       
      Saint-Martin is a ghost station of the Paris Métro, located on lines 8 and 9 between the stations of Strasbourg - Saint-Denis and République, on the border of the 3rd and 10th arrondissements of Paris.
      The station was closed on 2 September 1939 at the start of World War II. It reopened after the French Liberation with a lot of traffic passing through, but was eventually closed again as a result of its proximity to the neighboring station of Strasbourg - Saint-Denis, which lies only 100 metres away.
      In the past, the station served to shelter homeless persons, and the eastern section of the location is currently used as a day shelter for the homeless (managed by the Salvation Army).
       
      The station closed on 2nd September 1939.
       
      Heres afew of my shots i took
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Saint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr
       
      Thanks for looking. 
       
      DJ
    • By Himeiji
      I want to tell a funny story that happened recently in Luxembourg city.
      We decided to climb a crane. When we were at the top, someone spotted us and apparently called police, but we left before they arrived. 
      What happened further. We cleaned our clothes, and after a while decided to go home, but we were too lazy to walk around the district and just passed by the construction site again. I noticed a police car next to the entrance. While driving away, they saw us, stopped and started asking:
      - Were that you who just climbed a crane here?
      - No. That's not us.
      - Are you sure?
      - Yes, we are. 
       
      After that they let us go)))
      I'd like to write a positive feedback on the work of our police, really) 


    • By obscureserenity
      Chateau Marianne / Chateau Alchimiste
       
       
      History
       
      Not much history on this location but it was rumoured to be have been once occupied by a former professor. The chateau is located in a small, rural town in France. The town's residents have halved in the last 40 years and it was beginning to look quite run down. I can imagine the nickname  'Alchimiste' (which means Alchemist in French) came from all the chemistry equipment left behind such as: test tubes, syringes, bottles, cylinders and beakers.  It seems the previous inhabitant was also a bit of an artist, we found many paintings scattered around the house and a large collection in the attic, as well as a small studio in an upstairs room. 
       
      Visit
       
      I visited this beautiful chateau on a euro trip with @PROJ3CTM4YH3M. We went the previous night to check to see if it was accessible and boy we were in for a shock! Neither of us realised how much stuff had been left and how interesting the contents were. We both particularly liked the framed butterfly collection which was hung up in one of the living rooms, as it reminded us of the film 'Silence of the Lambs.'  After a short investigation we decided to return the following day and booked a hotel in a nearby town.  Arriving the next morning once sun had risen, the place was really brought into it's element. So, as always, hope you enjoy my photos!
       
       

       

       

       

       
          
       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       
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