#327 – Book Review – Abandoned Places 3

I’ve previously reviewed Hans van Rensbergens previous books, and I didn’t realise he’d released a third earlier this year until just recently. Hans has one of the longest running (and best) urbex websites on the web, and was one of the reasons for my increased interest several years ago. One of the first things that struck…

#326 – Lucerne Steamboats 2

The 1906 built paddle steamer Schiller is one of five in the SGV fleet. It was given an extensive rebuild between 1998-2000 during which extensive work was done on the hull and superstructure. Like all the steamers, she appeared to be laid up for the winter with her vents closed off and the external deck…

#325 – Lucerne Steamboats 1

Business travel is a mixed blessing, as although it beats spending your life working in the same factory or office, the reality is spending time in someone else’s factory or office, and not much time seeing the place where you are visiting. But there again, that’s what you are being paid to do, so any…