Warning: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in ..../includes/class_bootstrap.php(430) : eval()'d code on line 110

Warning: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in ..../includes/class_bbcode.php on line 2958
Maison Kirsch, November 2014
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post

    Default Maison Kirsch, November 2014

    Maison Kirsch, Luxembourg
    Visited with: PG UE and Scott Chadwick.
    Visit date: November 2014

    Please Note: Entry is always through an open access point and not by forcing our way in….. We are explorers, not vandals.

    History
    No history available at this time, however, if I manage to find any I will update this report.

    My Visit
    This is the first and only location I have been to in Luxembourg at the time of writing this report and was very excited to visit here. We arrived a little earlier than expected here due to the fact that a location we planned to visit first had been demolished.

    We had been told that Kirsch is dark inside and difficult to shoot in certain areas due to the lack of light, this turned out to totally correct, however, as you do we made the best of what light we had or did not have I should say!

    The Maison is not small but only around half of the site is for living in, the other half looked like it was for cattle or horses from what I could see through the windows anyway. Unfortunately though these areas were not accessible, luckily the main house was open.

    After having a quick walk around we split up and started to photograph Kirsch as much as we could before we had to set off back into France for our final location before flying home later in the day.

    Lets get on with the photos…..

    I started on the top floor with the bedrooms and this is where I spent most of my time. There is 3 bedrooms on this floor and as PG UE had called shotgun on the main bedroom I headed into one of the others.

    Here is a shot of bedroom number 1, not much in here apart from a bed, some old weighing scales for food etc and some scales for us mere mortals.



    Then I headed into bedroom number 2. This room consisted of 2 beds but one was covered in lots of junk such as old clothes and very damp magazines. I did however spot a nice little bottle of Mosquito repellent on the window sill.





    A few minutes after I had finished in bedroom number 2 PG finished in the main room and I headed in to take my shots. In this room there is lots to look at such as the main bed, cupboard, side tables, dressing table and lots of little knick-knacks that had been left behind.

    Anyway, I will let you see the images as they tell the story far better than I can.















    So the main bedroom done I headed for the loft space that we found earlier, again this area was full of items. My favourite things from the loft though had to be the toy Aeroplane and the bike! Why on earth a bike is in the loft I have no idea…







    So the bedrooms and loft photographed now it was time to head down to the ground floor which consisted of a dining room, kitchen, office, main hallway, stairs and storage rooms. I will not be posting images from all of the rooms of this report but over time I will add them to my flickr page, the link can be found at the end of this report.

    Here is a shot of my favourite place within the maison, the main hallway. Why I hear say… No idea really I just loved the dark wood panelling leading you to the door with the light streaming in above. However to get there I had to pass all of the dead mice and rat remains on the floor! You are right I am weird to say this was my favourite area but it just felt calming for some reason.



    Here is a shot of the stairs leading up to the top floor.





    The last area I went into was a great area as well, the store room which was full of jars with pickled food in them and other items such as wine on the opposite side of the room. When I entered this room I got a really weird feeling something just did not feel normal, this has never happened to me before on any explore. Now just let me say I am not a ghost hunter or a believer in ghosts as I have never seen, heard or witnessed anything to say that spirits exists. Anyway as I said I got a really weird feeling upon entering the room, I shouted if PG or Scott was around but no answer, I then shouted a little louder and got a reply from PG UE that he was in the next room. So, with my mind at rest I got back to taking my photos.

    A few weeks later I spoke to PG about this whilst we was on a UK explore and he said I bet it was the store room and then followed on by saying that he had the same type of feeling when he was in there as well, Anyway I digress.





    More images available on flickr
    The images above are just a small selection of the images I have edited. I will be adding lots more photos of Maison Kirsch on my Flickr page which can be found here https://www.flickr.com/photos/119757413@N07/

    Final Thoughts
    For my first Luxembourg location I have to say I was very pleased with what Kirsch had to show me, Also, this was my first explore of an old house. As much as I enjoyed my time here I do have to say that it felt a little strange walking around rooms with personal items just sat slowly being covered in dust.

    People were born here, people grew up here, people had laughed and cried here, good and bad times enjoyed and worked through here, people may have even died here… Now there is nothing, no laughter, no noise, nothing, just items of people long gone…… So sad.

    To read more location reports of the places we visited on the tour please click here, http://www.alanduggan-photography.co...g/tournov2014/

    Thanks for reading,

    Dugie

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    castleford west yorks
    Posts
    377
    Thanks
    129
    Thanked 95 Times in 86 Posts

    Default Re: Maison Kirsch, November 2014

    excelent well written report and wow what a location

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to myke For This Useful Post:

    Dugie (13-01-2015)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post

    Default Re: Maison Kirsch, November 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by myke View Post
    excelent well written report and wow what a location
    Cheers mate, glad you like the report.

    Dugie

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Lancashire
    Posts
    10,410
    Thanks
    181
    Thanked 313 Times in 254 Posts

    Default Re: Maison Kirsch, November 2014

    YES YES And Yes! Brill shots
    The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post

    Default Re: Maison Kirsch, November 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by BB View Post
    YES YES And Yes! Brill shots
    hehe thanks mate, Dugie

Similar Threads

  1. Chateau Lumiere, France, November 2014
    By Dugie in forum Worldwide sites
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 30-12-2014, 12:06 AM
  2. Bennett Schools For Girls - November 2014
    By ishhjohn1234 in forum New Member Reports
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-12-2014, 07:47 PM
  3. Selly Oak Hospital - November 2014
    By Hellboy in forum Asylums and Hospitals
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 16-11-2014, 05:50 PM
  4. Archived: Maison BD (luxembourg)
    By Jascha_EOS in forum Worldwide sites
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-05-2011, 02:23 PM
  5. Archived: Maison Z (luxembourg)
    By Jascha_EOS in forum Worldwide sites
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 29-04-2011, 11:29 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •