On this mysterious terrain, behind high fences and strict security, the factory of the Dutch Army produced firearms, artillery and ammunition from 1895 onwards.
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.
The construction of the Mont`Alto Sanatorium began in 1932. Due to the appearance of a large number of people who had contracted tubercolosis, it was necessary to expand the facilities, and these enlargement works were completed in 1958. This sanatorium was the last one built in Portugal.
The city of Tomar, famous for its “Convento de Cristo” – World Heritage Site by UNESCO -, has another architectural marvel, which is the Aqueduct of Pegões, who brought water to the Convent .
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.