Underground marble quarry!

in #urbex2 months ago

How exciting that sounds right? Never seen one. Is it too good to be true to be the target of my next URBEX? Let's find out:

Winter has arrived here but my exploratory attempts stay on. Of course I'm speaking about South Greek winter hence things look like this:
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I park my bike at this olive grove after some easy meters on gravel:
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The thing I am looking for has been shut down (probably) long ago and it's underground hence no obvious signs of it so I start walking around looking for traces of human activity:
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The above bits don't solve the mystery so I decide to follow what looks to me like a path:
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My momentary happiness at the view of a hole in the ground stops as I quickly find out it's just a small crater where a pine tree decided to spend its lifespan:
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The following bits of marble also do not lead to anything substantial:
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I get a feeling I am closer to my target though when I see the following relics:
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Few meters later I discover that there's even a hiking path here - I gotta be close!
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And I am indeed - soon I get my first sight of the site:

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Nice as it looks, the closer I get the less promising it feels:
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And...yep, the bloody door bloody coloured has three locks:
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I try to get some shots of the inside from outside but found out later that the camera refused to focus far enough:
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Pity. Would be nice to have a better look at it but I guess we can't have it all in this life. Maybe that's only because we have to leave something for the next one 😄

Even the view I get as I leave it behind is nice:
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Time to hop on my iron horse again:
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Regardless the result who can complain spending time at a place like this?
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For sure not me.

See you on the next and hopefully more successful one!