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Mix of Belgian Leisure etc, March 2013

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Finally sorting out these pics from Belgium to post on here sorted into neat little groups, all from my mega explore week back in March which proved to be a very snowy affair indeed

Here is an assortment of public/leisure buildings that don't deserve their own threads from various points on the trip.

Bowling Mill

There is a funny story attached to this place from our trip, when we did Villa Wallfahrt before here we bumped into a trio of explorers inside, they left about 10 minutes before we headed here - and while driving past here on the way to Atelier Decor we suddenly spotted three guys standing outside waving tripods at us, it turned out to be the same group we had seen in Wallfahrt! Small world is Belgium, very small :P

This is a dreadfully difficult place to photograph, the inside is pretty dark in most areas and there are lots of mirror panels throughout which makes light painting a bitch!

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More http://www.flickr.com/photos/mookie427/sets/72157633016412498/

Chateau l'Ecole

A pair of chateaus that in later life were a first/primary school, one has already been 90% renovated and we caught this one just in time as now there is full scale work going on. Stripped inside with not much to see but was worth a look as it was close to our hotel.

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More http://www.flickr.com/photos/mookie427/sets/72157633017411498/

Theatre Jeusette

This was a backup after the sudden arrival of epic snowstorms forced us to abandon our plans for HF6, we rocked up with no idea on access but got a lucky break despite the snow, an impressive theatre but a shame all the seats have been stacked up in a side room....

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More http://www.flickr.com/photos/mookie427/sets/72157633031350369/

Henri Jaspar Institute

A former boys home, a backup of backups after a series of fails. The most depressingly ruined place on the road trip, but the snow covered rooftop balcony with no safety rails was a laugh at least and it was a nice peaceful wander.

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More http://www.flickr.com/photos/mookie427/sets/72157633070737312/

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Some absolute belters mate, absolute sodding belters :) Great variety, well lit, nice an sharp. That bowling alley is ace, nice to see something different. And Jeusette is a winner. Awesome :thumb

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