A Few Random Photos From 2022.
Wherever I go I take photos. A lot of photos. Occasionally I’ll find a building and think it looks amazing and has a great history. Only it turns out it can probably be written about in just two lines. Sometimes they may end up as part of a blog, sometimes I’ll drop them in as…
I understand that Wordless Wednesday is a thing on WordPress. So, I present one photo but no words. Though I really want to explain and expand on this photo the wordlessness has to speak for itself.
The Red Star Line, Antwerp.
During a recent trip to Antwerp I came upon the story of this museum. This is the story of the Red Star Line from Antwerp. The Red Star Line was a shipping line which was founded in 1871 as a joint venture between the International Navigation Company of Philadelphia, which also ran the American Line, and the Société Anonyme de Navigation Belgo-Américaine of Antwerp, Belgium.…
The Buildrager, Antwerp
Wandering the beautiful streets of Antwerp I encountered this guy with his sassy, defiant stance. The words arbeid vrijheid on his base. A quick Google translate tells me those words mean Labour Freedom. I spent some time trying to learn more about him. There was not much detail online or history in regards to the…
Antwerp Bunker Museum.
Hidden in a park on the outskirts of Antwerp lies this lovely, strange and surprising museum. The bunkers here were built in 1943 as part of the Atlantic wall defense shield around the coast of Europe by the German army during World War II. The troops which were stationed here in the bunkers and surrounding…