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Belgium Mine of the Dead Spiders - 2019

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A explore of an old slate mine. The mining started a few hundred years ago but is abandoned for several decades. This mine is not the safest and some parts are already collapsed. All the train rails are gone but you can see where they were. Only some bats live in these parts now. The white dots on the walls are all dead spiders with a layer of calcium. Not sure why there were so much dead spiders there.

The person with whom I  exploring with had done the research of this mine. You had to walk some distance through the woods to get to the entrance. .

There was yet another level but we couldn't make a safe connection point for a rope so we skipped that. It was a steep incline 10 meters down.

 

1 all the white dots are dead spiders.

40004077243_d99d3be8e8_b.jpgIMG_3796 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

2 left or right

40004075893_36b16e1c70_b.jpgIMG_3824 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

3

46244270774_37a5aa4524_b.jpgIMG_3820 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

4 going down

40004076253_ce591b7583_b.jpgIMG_3813 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

5  triangle corridor

46244275114_c00a70db34_b.jpgIMG_3801 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

6 accidents are bound to happen....

46244272914_56e125758f_b.jpgIMG_3810 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

7 a steep incline

40004076643_40ccd73ce4_b.jpgIMG_3803 by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

8 more inclines

46968604491_e2de2040c6_b.jpgIMG_3792-Edit by Bart Hamradio, on Flickr

 

 

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