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Old Lier Mental Hospital. 2nd visit. Building A & E. Jan 2014 (okt 2013)

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My 2nd visit to the abandoned buildings of Lier Mental Hospital.

Our plan was to explore building A. That was the most visited building, and also the most thrashed. My fellow splorer had been there many times. On my first visit there we were in building A at night, basically walking through. There had been a fire, several rooms burned. Lots of grafitti. I was really looking foreward to see it in daylight and get some shots.

Upon arrival we found they had started demolition. Most of building A gone. The iconic wall, first thing you'd see when going sploring, was still standing:


IMG_3170 (2) (800x533) by yippiyey, on Flickr

Good bye, building A.

We walked around the biulding to see the demolition work. In the forest we found this:


IMG_3192 (2) (533x800) by yippiyey, on Flickr

According to my fellow splorer it is actually a cage for patients 'where they could calm down away from the others'.

Our plan B was to go do some photo geekery in building E. After seeing it on my first visit I had lots of ideas. And, of course, I ended up doing some architecture shots too.

Building E:


IMG_3211 (2) (800x533) by yippiyey, on Flickr


IMG_3220 (2) (533x800) by yippiyey, on Flickr


IMG_3229 (2) (533x800) by yippiyey, on Flickr


IMG_3234 (2) (800x533) by yippiyey, on Flickr


IMG_3529 (2) (800x533) by yippiyey, on Flickr


IMG_3688 (2) (533x800) by yippiyey, on Flickr

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