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Droning Outside an Abandoned Bunker!

Checking out my local abandoned bunker from the air.

In addition to flying drones, my other hobby is finding abandoned places with lost history. These places could be anything from abandoned farms, hospitals, theme parks, vehicles or bunkers.

In close vicinity to where I live is an old bunker from WW2. The main entrance is closed, but the emergency exit is open. To get there I had to walk up a steep hill with tons of loose rocks. The stones are actually the remains of the excavation of the bunker. The bunker is empty, consisting of two long corridors with lots of storage rooms. It is completely dark and there are spiders everywhere.

If you are interested in how the bunker looks from the inside, check out my other blog site Left To Decay.

Also read: 11 Mesmerizing drone pictures of trees from above!

Anyway …

Droning

This post should be about drone photography. I took off from a small flat surface just in front of the entrance. This particular day was very windy. I got warnings on the display of the controller, but I continued. The drone with 4K camera on a stabilizing gimbal is surprisingly stable during windy conditions. I have experienced that before and I’m impressed.

Unfortunately, it found it very difficult to portray the steep hill on my pictures. It just looks very flat… In general, I’m not as satisfied with these pictures, as the forest pictures in the last post.

But practice is practice. It’s all about flying and getting time in the air. 🙂

Comment and share if you find this stuff interesting.

 

The steep rocky hill up to the hidden bunker entrance.

The steep rocky hill up to the hidden bunker entrance.

View towards Sandvika and Engervannet.

View towards Sandvika and Engervannet.

In this water lies a German plane that crashed during WW2.

In this water lies a German plane that crashed during WW2.

The train passes on the other side of Engervannet.

The train passes on the other side of Engervannet.

Scar of rocks.

Scar of rocks.

Me in the entrance to the Engervannsbunkers.

Me in the entrance to the Engervannsbunkers.

The inside

Want to know how it looks from the inside? Check out my post on my site LeftToDecay, all about urban exploration and abandoned places. All photos are mine.

https://www.lefttodecay.com/2012/03/12/forgotten-ww2-bunker-no/ 

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