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Explore #153: Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire – December 2015

After our fun and games of an impromptu explore of HMS Victory the previous evening, it was an early start for my final explore of 2015: a huge disused military hospital with a long and proud history. History (amended from wiki) Founded in the reign of King George I, the Royal Hospital Haslar was designed by Theodore Jacobsen and built between 1746 and 1761, opening as a Royal Navy hospital in 1753. It enjoyed a long and distinguished history in…

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Bonus Explore! HMS Victory, Portsmouth – December 2015

Okay, so this doesn’t count as a ‘proper’ explore, but it was too fun an experience to leave completely unreported! After exploring Leybourne Grange Manor my usual partner in serial trespass James and I made our way down to Portsmouth, with an early morning explore planned for the next day. Arriving late afternoon and driving past the docks area, we thought we would stop off and see whether we could negotiate a quick look at the outside of HMS Victory without having…

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Explore #144: War Planes, France – October 2015

Explore #2 of ‘The Royal Variety Tour’ After our middle-of-the-night stopover at the derelict race track at Reims, we arrived at our next location just after dawn on a foggy and cold late Autumn morning: some old war planes left decaying in a quiet corner of an airfield! History I don’t know much about the history of these particular planes. I am told that the main plane I photographed is a Nord Noratlas French military transport aircraft, intended to replace…

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