Lost Place

Arriving @ Latvia

Somehow we had reached Latvia on an adventurous route, which wasn’t really planned but fun. Our first destination, Karosta, also was a little bit weird. Parking for the Night at the Northern Forts For some reason our navigation took us on a minor road in direction to the border. Suddenly we turned left onto a …

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@ Völklingen Ironworks

Today our program was not about nature or historic towns, but to explore the industrial monument of the Völklingen Ironworks – an historic landmark of German engineering and an Unesco World Heritage Site. In 1883 Carl Röchling started to produce iron at the river of the Saar. He implemented new technologies like the Thomas procedure …

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Karlovac @ Croatia

On the way to Zagreb we came past Karlovac, which is famous for the Croatian beer brand. It is a very green town next to a river and we decided to take the bikes to explore the area a little bit. The Austrians built Karlovac from scratch in order to strengthen their southern defences against …

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Gjadër Air Base

In the north of Albania we had found a lost military airbase from the communist era. On the internet there are some really interesting pictures of this place, so we went to have a look. Driving over the lost airfield Link to the pictures which had us visit this place: URBEXTOUR What we found on …

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Lost power plant @ Fier

On our route to Berat we passed Fier where we saw huge industrial structures on the city outskirts. We already knew about the “lost power plant” from another travel blog so we went to have a look. The 1,5 km2 site of the thermal power plant and fertiliser factory is already inactive for years, as …

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