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Rewatex – Abandoned Laundry and Dyeing Factory – Berlin

In autumn sunlight the abandoned industrial laundry and dyeing factory on the Spree, previously home to  VEB Rewatex, looks almost inviting as an urbex destination but in the snow and cold of a Berlin winter it’s a different story. When Digital Cosmonaut suggested a trip out to Spindlersfeld last October to explore an abandoned factory […]


A Year In The Life Of Berlin

In yesterday’s post I reflected on my personal experiences in Berlin in the last year but today I would also like to draw your attention to some of my other favourites moments – my Berlin highlights from other people’s perspectives. A number of Berlin blog posts have helped me discover Berlin or ‘just’ entertained me […]


Papierfabrik Wolfswinkel: Exploring An Abandoned Paper Mill

Papierfabrik Wolfswinkel is a disused paper mill about an hour from Berlin by train and bus (including waiting for connections) and an urbex enthusiast’s wet dream. Last week I met up with a couple of fellow Berliners eager to explore Berlin’s past through its abandoned buildings – Digital Cosmonaut and Irish Berliner of Abandoned Berlin. You can see Digital Cosmonaut’s […]


Sanatorium E – Abandoned Tuberculosis Hospital

On Saturday, Digital Cosmonaut and I met again to explore another of Berlin’s abandoned places, often referred to as Sanatorium E. After the success of our trip to Kaserne Krampnitz, which you can see more of in my post and on Digital Cosmonaut, we were determined to see more of Berlin’s derelict buildings before they […]