Januari 11th, 2015 - Morning.
Blue Christ Church.
On this cold and snowy winterday, we went for another urbextrip in our dear old Belgium.
It was a short night, before I knew it, we heard our alarm and it was time to get out of our bed. Busy day today, 3 locations to do and we have to drive a few hours before arriving too! ;) Let's get going! ;)
Our first location was Blue Christ Church. You know, the church with that blue cross, hanging on the ceiling? Yup, that's it! ;)
We drove for almost two hours this time, the city where this church is located, isn't exactly nearby... ;)
This one was really high on my to do list, I was really excited for Blue Christ Church, since I've seen so many gorgeous pictures of this location online and I was thrilled I had the chance to go there.
Arriving at the scene, we park the car at a nearby parking, heading over to the location when we spot a dark blue car with a Romanian license plate, standing in front of one of the doors of this church. Nothing or no one else to see however... We had to walk around the church to find an entrance, but that part of the city was quite empty and we didn't see anyone while exploring for an entrance, except for the blue car, obviously! ;)
However, I did entered the building with chills running over my back, I wasn't too sure about that car, but inside, there wasn't a living soul.
The ground was smuttered with pidgeot poo, skeletons of pidgeots and dirt. It was the most grows thing I've ever seen and I loved it! The dirt gave this location such a great atmosphere! ;) The noises inside really gave me the shivers, because everytime one of the pidgeots made a noise, I was convinced the men of that blue car came back, but we managed to take pictures, from the bottom to the top, and leaving the location without running into anyone.
Seeing all those gorgeous pictures online, I really had high expectations of Blue Chirst Church and I felt like they didn't really came true, because of the poo, the skeletons and the dirt everywhere, but I was still glad I had the chance to go there! ;)
For any history or more pictures of Blue Christ Church, check out my gallery HERE.
Januari 11th, 2015 - Noon.
Fort de la Chartreuse.
Our second location that day was Fort de la Chartreuse,
When we arrived at the area, we spotted some locals, out for a walk with their dogs, so this is a quite known location. There's nothing much to say about the location though, I didn't find it quite interesting, to be fair... Grafitti, stones, ruins and that's about it, although this location is quite large.
When leaving the location, more locals and their dogs found their way to Fort de la Chartreuse, so be prepared to see a whole lot of people (and to be seen by a lot of people! ;)) when visiting this location! ;)
The buildings are also used by local youth to hang around. Just saying... ;)
What else can I say? Let's put it this way: in my opinion, Fort de la Chartreuse is a good location when you're already in the neighbourhood, and it could be an attractive location when you're shooting "grungy" models, but I certainly ain't doing a revisit! ;)
For any history or more pictures,, check out my gallery HERE.
Januari 11th, 2015 - Afternoon.
When we arrived at Chateau Rouge, there wasn't anyone, but once we were inside, we heared people coming in. Chateau Rouge is a popular loction amongst urbexers and the people coming in, were urbexers too.
There isn't much left to see or to photograph out there, a forgotten sofa, an abandoned table, some empty rooms and some stairs, Chateau Rouge isn't what it's used to be anymore, according to older pictures I've seen, but it's a good location to visit when you're already in the area.
We were able to take our pictures without any problems, said goodbye to our "collegue urbexers" and went back home after a long day! ;)
For any history or more pictures of Chateau Rouge,, check out my gallery HERE.
Untill my next footprints! ;)