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Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway Trestle in Danger of Collapse

One of my all-time favorite DC ruins is in danger of collapse, but the Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway Trestle near Georgetown University has been granted a stay of execution.  117 more words

7 Derelict Buildings of Belfast

From schools to churches, shopping malls to hospitals, Belfast boasts a number of derelict sites that are ‘abandoned in plain sight’. Several of such locations are detailed below, each of which is visible from main roads or public walkways. 1,003 more words

Northern Ireland

Hidden Treasures of Berlin: Brixplatz

Emphasis on the word hidden in this case! On the way to the central bus station, my daughter and I realised we were far too early and had over an hour to kill before she had to board her bus. 564 more words



… on Whitsunday.  My walk took about 90 minutes and the distance covered were most probably 7-8 kilometers. With my digital camera that I’ve got with me on all such occasions I took 57 fine shots for my “Not Mine But Fine” collection of actually 5690 pictures of all kinds of “street art” etc. 118 more words


The Villa of the one hundred windows, a beautiful abandoned Baroque jewel.

In the mid-thirties, one art scholar defined with this words this beautiful villa:
‘Beautiful, placed on the hills in magnificent location, large, surrounded by large gardens, grandiose, with a beautiful porch to the city and a large central hall that occupies the whole height of the building, executed on an elegant baroque design, harmonious in proportions’
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