Once prosperous and influential due to mining and steel industry, now a city that looks gloomy and blows the last smoke out of the chimney of the remaining steel works.
Originally an ironworks, today the Duisburg-Nord Landscape Park is one of the most important industrial monuments in Europe. In a unique setting we experienced a great view from the blast furnace.
This massive abandoned monster of steel is part of a quarry in Italy.
On this mysterious terrain, behind high fences and strict security, the factory of the Dutch Army produced firearms, artillery and ammunition from 1895 onwards.
The monastery of Santa Maria de Cegonha was built around 1162 and was hosted until 1834 as a center for philosophical studies of the Cistercian Order.
I can not find any information about this location. We visited this one in August 2015, during a holiday trip, and got caught by a mysterious young lady, just wearing a skirt and bra. She didn’t like pictures and finally sent us away!