In the middle of the Port of Antwerp, in Belgium, surrounded by an endless sea of shipping containers, stands an old church tower on a small patch of grass. Out of place and out of time, this centuries-old tower in the middle of a modern container port is all that remains of the former village of Wilmarsdonk that was wiped away in the 1960s, along with three others, to make way for the expansion of the port.
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The tower of the St. Laurence church of Wilmarsdonk standing in the middle of the busy Port of Antwerp. Photo: Erik AJV/Shutterstock.com