Montferrand Castle – Herault – France

Montferrand Castle – Herault – France
Montferrand Castle is a medieval fortress from the twelfth century, situated on the territory of the municipality of Saint-Mathieu-de-Tréviers in the department of Herault, 25 km North of Montpellier. Accessible only on foot (by GR 60), the castle of Montferrand is built on a limestone spur of the ridge East of the Pic Saint-Loup (658m). The castle is located opposite the Hortus in a romantic landscape of scrubland oak (garrigue), attracting drawing artists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, then …

Urbex Switzerland – Rurex Abandoned Farm

Urbex Switzerland – Rurex Abandoned Farm
Hi urban explorers and rurex fans, As I’m looking for doing some urbex in Switzerland, but it looks difficult to find abandoned places here, I thought about posting this winter rurex exploration of an abandoned farm. So if you are an urbexer in Switzerland and want to plan some explorations, do not hesitate to contact me. I think there is some abandoned factories around Bern, Basel, Zurich or Winthertur, so I will check for clues. Rurex is fine too! The …

Des Carrières Incinerator – Montreal – Black & White

Des Carrières Incinerator – Montreal – Black & White
Hi photographers and urban explorers, Another article about the Des Carrières Incinerator of Montreal, but this time, with black and white pictures. I wanted to see the result of it, as I found the pictures from the first exploration I did there, with my friend Jarold. We couldn’t go in the first time, but it was still impressive to explore around the incinerator, especially the high chimneys. Some interesting structures and an abandoned control room at the entrance, are part …

The Dickson Incinerator Of Montreal

The Dickson Incinerator Of Montreal
Hi photographers and urban explorers, Here is another abandoned building in Montreal, The incinerator Dickson. It was built in 1954, to replace the old incinerators where horses were used to harvest waste. In those times, it was the most modern in North America. In the 1920s, the city of Montreal had problems with dumps that were giving off strong emanations, sources of diseases etc. So at the end of the decade (1929-31), Montreal decided to build its first two large …

Ste Clotilde De Horton Asylum, Quebec

Ste Clotilde De Horton Asylum, Quebec
The Ste Clotilde De Horton Asylum, in the province of Quebec (Canada), is formerly known as the Notre-Dame de la Chesnaie house. Built in 1939, the former asylum was owned by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart who were settling near Ste Clotilde de Horton. The building became the Monastery of the Fathers of Sacred Heart. In 1953, the place was sold to the Brothers of Christian Instruction. They opened the novitiate of the Brothers of the Christian Instruction. Sculpted …