Jump to content
teddybear

Belgium Tante Emma - November 2018

Recommended Posts

One I did on my own. Was in that neighbourhood on a non urbex occasion. Was travelling light with only the camera and my tripod. Parked the car some distance away and walked over there.

Once inside it was surprisingly quit busy there (I thing 8 persons) in a closed shop). One of the persons was carting a baby. It looked like a family day out to me. Went upstairs and waited to come down when the people were gone. Strange to see so much stuff still in the shelf's.

 

 

1
31209959147_a5b27677f6_b.jpgIMG_3003-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
2
45237219805_694efc49c3_b.jpgIMG_2977-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
3
45237221755_2ef6615334_b.jpgIMG_2958-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
4
31209965467_55d71f20b1_b.jpgIMG_2990-HDR-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
4
46098888822_0f538d17bf_b.jpgIMG_2998-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
6
46098893382_bca0939180_b.jpgIMG_2981-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
7
45237220475_0bf41640af_b.jpgIMG_2961-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
8
45425487084_b8b3ee16e9_b.jpgIMG_2960-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very nice & special. I like the old photos, furnishings and details inside of the house.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the responses. And yes there still was some beer in those crates,but I think it was well beyond the date of consumption.

There were more personal stuff in there like passport of the owner. Made me wander what happened with the man.

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Similar Content

    • By teddybear
      A smal disused pump station.Those valves in the pitch-black basement ate quite large. Some indicators were still indicating and some control lights were still lit.
      Didn't stay here to long because of an irritating noise 🙂
       
      1 I am in control
      IMG_4241-HDR-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
       
      2  water at 3m ? check
      IMG_4249-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
       
      3 some large water tube
      IMG_4234-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
       
      4 more big piping
      IMG_4235-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr
       
       
       
    • By Landie_Man
      This one has a bit of a bittersweet ending for me really/.  It's practically on my doorstep but I didn't find out about it till about 2016/17 and it closed in 2010 with much disgust from the locals!  
      I had tried and failed it numerous times because of either filming taking place on site; or workmen.
       
      I went to check it out just before Christmas and found it to have a small demo crew inside who very kindly granted me 15 minutes in the pool area only, and they came and checked on me every 3 or 4 mins.  It had been partly gutted by this point and they were so nice, I kept to my word and only left with a few photos.
       
      Hints were dropped of the quietness of the site around the Christmas Period; but I had my disabled partner, Pearl staying for a few weeks, and I had booked several weeks off work to be with her as to me, that was far more important!!!  So I didn't bother returning.  
       
      Still; I am also glad I didn't leave empty handed!
       
      #1

       
      #2

       
      #3

       
      #4

       
      #5

       
      More At:
      https://www.flickr.com/photos/landie_man/albums/72157676566144727
    • By True_British_Metal
      Solo jaunts.
       
      So after Chinese New Year there was yet another public holiday in Taiwan, and you know what that means? More exploring! This here is a compilation of different sites all well known to the exploring network, all very famous but compared to the general benchmark not enough to warrant standalone reports again. As I mentioned before, sometimes it's about scratching the itch just to get it off your mind rather than the drop-everything hit-the-road urge you get for some places.
       
      台灣民俗村/Taiwan Folk Village
      Taiwan Folk Village was a mock-traditional park east of Huatan, near Zhanghua in the Bagua Mountain Scenic Area. Opened in 1993 it was a hugely successful site, a showcase of Taiwan traditional temples and aboriginal architecture (straw huts, temples and so forth) although if you ask me it all felt tacky with little historic value. That's the trouble with Taiwan; compared to Europe precious little remains of genuine, traditional architecture of dynasty's gone past. Not only that, I cannot understand what desire people have to turn such places into theme parks complete with swimming pools and rides rather than showcase the history. I digress. 
       
      As with so many places in Taiwan, the 921 Earthquake meant a sharp drop in visitor numbers, pushing the operating company into the red, culminating in closure come 2012.
       

       
      It's in the backwaters of Taiwan with no public transport, so I had to begrudgingly take a taxi to get there. Unfortunately the taxi driver was oblivious to my intentions and dropped me off at the main gate, in full view of security. I get out, and there they are sat outside the cabin staring at me and wondering what I want to do. I don't want to ruin my chances and arouse suspicion, so I walked away as they watched. Awkward. I walk up the road and look for a way in, but there's a huge drop from the road down to the boundary fence. Getting in was a mission to say the least, having to find a safe spot to drop down and then find a suitable point to actually enter the site! I finally found one after considerable effort, then had to beat through thick bushes to get onto the roof of the main walls. A challenge, but I have an itch to scratch so I don't have a choice.
       

       
      Although I've lived in Taiwan for 2+ years, for those unfamiliar with Asian architecture the attention to detail in temples is beautiful; each aspect is unique. Unfortunately the interior was stripped and somewhat decayed with zero interest.
       

       
      The site is not fully abandoned, however. There are plenty of buddhist shrines and the mock-village buildings are still maintained by on-site staff. I saw a handful of scooters parked up around the site, and was certain there was someone lurking in places least expected so I had to be very careful.
       

       
      The biggest problem however was a dozen or so stray dogs who ran around in packs. Any sight of a foreigner liked myself triggered a chorus of barking, not out of hostility but perhaps curiosity and simply being an unexpected presence. Unfortunately this meant I had to move fast from building to building to avoid getting attention from security or caretakers.
       

       

       

       
      I tried to access the best part of the site, the beautiful mock-village quarters in the middle of the site, however to protect the shrines and interior these were completely locked up.
       

       
      At the northernmost part of the site was a large temple, which I managed to get inside however the interior was completely empty and lacking in interest. I was absolutely certain there was a caretaker lurking inside too, so only 2 shots.
       

       

       

       
      I went in search of the carousel and theme park attractions to the west of the site, however since the previous reports these have all been demolished. No loss, but that meant it was time to leave, so I headed back out and bade farewell. A derp for sure, but not a complete waste of time.
       
      Stay tuned for the rest. Love as always,
       
      TBM x
    • By Vancolen Kevin
      Just a small plane in a forest 

    • By Landie_Man
      The end was nigh for Mookster and my North Midlands Roadtrip back before Christmas.  Mookster remembered seeing this site when visiting the Crich Tramway Museum in the 1990s and had made it a goal to visit it when he discovered it had not been demolished, he previously thought it had.
       
      We parked in the Museum and walked up the driveway to the site.  An older chap and some friends who frequent the site and had keys, had been feeding the birds and we exchanged some pleasantries; "As long as your not smashing anything, go for it"; was the general opinion; so we filled our boots.
       
      Sadly; much is inaccessible due to flooding; and it is overall, pretty trashed, but it had some great photo ops!  I enjoyed it, and the lighting the evening was producing.
       
      #1
       
       
      #2

       
      #3

       
      #4

       
      #5

       
      #6

       
      #7

       
      #8

       
      #9

       
      #10

       
      #11

       
      Thanks for Looking!
       
      More At:
      https://www.flickr.com/photos/landie_man/albums/72157678698751578
×