Churches and religious

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Explore #116: College Saint Evelise, aka Collegio di Musica / College Eglise Italy – November 2014

Explore #5 of the Wet, with excitement Tour. After a wonderful morning spent exploring the Manicomio di R asylum anything else that day was going to be a bonus. Given the time of year daylight hours were at a premium, so we decided to prioritise and head to what looked like an interesting abandoned college. History This college for boys and girls was built in the 1960s by the Salesian Society – a Roman Catholic institution which was formed in…

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Explore #113: Castello di R, Italy – November 2014

Explore #2 of the Wet, with excitement Tour After our explore of the disused ceramics factory, James and I drove on through the rain to this abandoned castle. History The true history of this place is uncertain – the most oft-recounted version goes like this: This medieval castle was built at the end of the 11th century, and was originally used for military purposes such as a practice ground for knights and soldiers. Local folklore recalls a story of a…

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Explore #105: Kent School / St Josefsheim Monastery, Germany – September 2014

Explore #6 of the Taking the Piscine Tour After a revisit to the abandoned Alla Italia spa in Belgium, we then headed into Germany, stopping off for an hour at this former school and monastery. History Built in 1909 as a Franciscan school and monastery, it originally housed about 600 physically and mentally disabled people. However the rise of national socialism in the 1930s and the Nazis systematic assault on the Catholic Church, led to the bankruptcy of the Franciscan…

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