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Toscane by Van

This was a little springtime trip in 2019. Through a random combination of events, I could combine a job of driving a special 4x4 van to Edelweiss' HQ in Tirol. Edelweiss found this rare van in Belgium, close to where I live, and I helped arrange…
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Bosnia-Hercegovina by Van

Bosnia, it's a country that seems to bring up similar images for a lot of people: war-torn, crumbling and besieged cities summarize most of it. We were even asked to be careful of any fighting. I had on the other hand read a lot of good about…
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Gola Pljesevica & Zeljava Airbase

The Croatian-Bosnian border area near Bhiac and Plitvice is an interesting place, a lot seems to be going on and happening in different areas. Most people go to this area to visit the world famous Plitvice National Park with it's extremely…
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Croatia by Van

When heading for the Slovenia-Croatia border, i'd heard my friend Chris, who I met in Australia working on a farm together with his friend Mikkel, was going to be in Croatia with his girlfriend at about the same time as us. It seemed…

Chernobyl Exclusion zone

During my recent visit to Ukraine, I decided to fit in a visit to the infamous Chernobyl exclusion zone. I'd researched it a lot online and it was clear that on short notice, a guided tour was the best option. So that gray Friday morning…

Convento de Sao Francisco do Monte

Back in Portugal, me and Jolien visited an amazing abandoned monastery, the "Convent of Saint Francis of the Mountain". This was truly on of the best places I've ever visited; ancient ruins overgrown with vines, cracked and fallen stone slabs…

Esco - Pueblo Abandonado

On our first evening in Spain, we camped near the abandoned village of Esco. We walked around at just the right time, with golden sunlight falling among the ruins. I have so many good pictures I thought I'd dedicate an entire post to it. The…

Fort Tafnidilt

We encountered this abandoned fort in Morocco last month, during one of our most extreme offroad days. It was quite interesting, and different from the european, industrial abandoned locations I usually visit, so I feel it deserves a dedicated…

Cockerill Sambre HF6

Carrying on from our little Urbex trip, me and Jolien randomly came across this massive steelworks plant. It looked very secure from the outside, with rolls of barbed wire covering every wall and entrance. We circled around the property twice…