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Explore #199: Happy World Theme Park, Yangon, Myanmar – November 2016

History (rewritten and abridged from here and here) The park opened in 1997 to great fanfare in a lavish ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the great and powerful in Myanmar’s military dictatorship and even the Japanese ambassador, whose country supplied the rides. State media called the park “a recreation centre for the people”, with “world class… modern games”. Not to be confused with the other ‘Happy World’ park in Yangon which is still in operation, this Park closed under mysterious circumstances…

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Explore #172: Ballhaus K, Germany – May 2016

Explore #12 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Our final stop in Germany before crossing over into Poland was this extremely decayed building – I’m afraid I don’t know anything about its history, but judging from its codename and the large downstairs stage I gather that it was formerly some sort of a community centre / dancehall / ballroom. Our Explore It was a dank and rainy morning when we arrived near this location – luckily the only bad weather…

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Explore #169: Villa Symmetry, Germany – May 2016

Explore #9 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Sorry for the long delay since my last post – it’s been a busy couple of months at work, home, and on holiday! I’ve got the next batch of reports from my never-ending backlog coming up now – first a short and sweet one from this little gem. I think it was a former guesthouse/lodge in a picturesque alpine region of East Germany. As always, click on a photo to VIEW LARGE…

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