The Ruhla children’s sanatorium, for children in the age of 4-12 years old, was a modern, very well equipped sanatorium in the 70’s and 80’s. A sauna, solarium, in-house playground and a pool are just some of the features the property had to offer.
This old abandoned cemetery is 0.75 hectares in size and is located on the Schlossberg, near the path to the Wartburg. It was laid out in 1599 by Duke Johann Ernst as a graveyard outside the city wall of Eisenach to the west of the preacher’s gate.
Hotel Marina Lučica opened in 1971, during the heyday of Yugoslavia’s popularity as a tourist destination. With over 700 rooms coupled with excellent facilities, the hotel was considered to be one of the most modern hotels along the Adriatic Coast.
This is a well-known location for urban explorers, but unfortunately also for the vandals who really have to demolish everything and clamber under. A shame, because this must have been so beautiful inside.
Hotel Le Belvédère is located on top of “Le Hérou”, a rock wall in a meander of the Ourthe. The history of the hotel, in the northeast of the province of Luxembourg, is vague.
Although the restaurant itself has little to offer, the ascent of the heavily decayed tower was a bit exciting. But I survived!
Château Arabia is a beautiful abandoned castle in Luxembourg. The castle was formerly built by a wealthy lord, who had 13 children with two different women. The man died very young at the age of 60. After his death, the castle was sold to a wealthy Arab sheik who used it as a vacation residence.
The small village in Friesland was in shock when residents heard that a 14-year-old boy had brutally stabbed his parents to death. After all, at first glance, Jos Verdonk’s family was perfect. He was a goat breeder, his wife had an astrology practice. They had been married for 24 years, had four children and lived on the farm with their youngest son.
During our holiday in Luxembourg we drove past this decayed farm, located on the edge of a small village. As it looked uninhabited and easy access was visible, we stopped for a closer inspection.