The Clone, Dublin City – May 2014

The Clone, Dublin City – May 2014

Recently I’ve been spending a lot of my time researching the tunnels underneath Dublin. Between old mines, wells, underground rivers and sewer systems there is supposed to be quite a bit of interest under the city and it’s suburbs. One of the more interesting tunnels I’ve come across so far in my research is “The … Continue reading

Odessa Catacombs: Day 2 – Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Catacombs: Day 2 – Odessa, Ukraine

I decided that my 6 hours underground the day before were not enough and that Odessa still had more to offer. I had remembered reading before I left that some areas of the catacombs contained old Cold War nuclear bunkers built into them. So, after arriving back in the centre of Odessa the previous evening … Continue reading

Odessa Catacombs: Day 1 – Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa Catacombs: Day 1 – Odessa, Ukraine

One of my main reasons for visiting Ukraine was to take a trip down into the famous Odessa catacombs. There are no exact figures available but it’s estimated that there are 2,500km of passages running below Odessa and its neighbouring villages, making the Odessa catacombs the longest system of man made tunnels in the world. … Continue reading