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Report - Glasgow West End Tunnels 22/04/2010

Discussion in 'Underground Sites' started by Karibou, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. Karibou

    Karibou 28DL Full Member
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    I know that this one is a classic, no nothing new here i'm afraid.
    It's a great place though, really nice, especially for a first underground explore. I really recommend it to first times like me.

    I really had to try out my Lenser P14 :p
    So I figure I'd take a little stroll in the überfamous botanic gardens station and the other tunnels of course.
    but since I couldn't get in due to other people being arround the entrance I had first spotted, I decided to try out the kelvinhall section, found by chance (I had no clue it existed)
    I really enjoyed myself being alone down there, you really dont see things the same way...

    1.First glance
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    2.party!!! this way!
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    3.Old party (dates : 2007)
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    4. Some unopened Californian Chardonnay anyone?
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    5. That's what you get when you party too hard in the tunnels...
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    6.
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    7.
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    That's it for the Kelvinhall section, I was very curious to see where it led but it was sealed by tons of concrete not so far away from the entrance...

    So I went back to botanic gardens to check out another entrance

    2. Its alive!
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    3.Welcome to the dark side of Glasgey
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    4.
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    5. At last! quite nice to be in it and not looking from above with envy
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    6. crunchy
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    7.
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    8.
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    9.tsunami
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    10.
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    11. And to finish off, an abstract thingy (photoshop intoxication) that's totally irrelevant, but I thought it spoke quite good for the atmosphere of the place.

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    So finally I can say the L14 is just perfect, really easy to use (the quick focusing is just the best thing in the world, especially for lightpainting).
    I couldn't think of a way to get in the kelvingrove section of the tunnel, which looks quite interesting, but I it shall be done. ^_^

    Thanks for lookin'

    karib'
     
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  2. Karibou

    Karibou 28DL Full Member
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    Some pictures from the buchanan street tunnel (well the section that's left, going under the m8) I visited two weeks ago.
    I thought there was no point in posting a new thread for these...

    At the bottom of the pit (i'm wondering were that shaft leads...)
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    the colours and texture of the puddles were amazing, I'm gessing lot of iron in the water :S (didn't overdo the colours on the pictures)
    here again, not one graff', what's wrong with street art in glasgow!

    It's a shame I didn't take pictures of the entrance though, it's immmense! but hey, it's still an entrance :)
     
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