Wahn: once a flourishing village, but since the Second World War a ruin in an area which is still the largest military training area in Europe.
This cottage is somewhere on a small piece of land surrounded by a wide ditch.
These are the ruins of an old stonefactory in the north of the Netherlands.
On our way to our destination for that weekend, the beautiful city of Arnhem, we happened to find this abandoned farm. It is hidden between shrubs, trees and weeds, and that is probably the reason why there has been little vandalism.
Driving around, my hands on the wheel but my eyes exploring, I saw this beautiful house just outside a small village. It was built on the hillside and we couldn’t get near it while we were in the car.
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.
Tapada das Necessidades seems to be a hidden and forgotten park in Lisbao. The history of this one goes back to 1742, when the ground was bought by king João V of Portugal. He built a palace and turned the area into a private garden and hunting place. It was a climb uphill along a big wall to find an entrance, but we managed to get in.
I think this farmer was a collector of refrigerators. It’s also possible that the story behind this one is completely different. We’ll never know I guess.
Baroque castle built between 1728 and 1737, on the site of a fortress from the 15th century.