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Colonial-era buildings of Yangon, Myanmar – November 2016 (**Patreon Bonus Content**)

Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) was a British colony from 1824 until 1948 when it gained independence. It was then run under strict military rule for more than half a century until Htin Kyaw took office as the country’s first democratically elected leader in April 2016. Since gaining independence in 1948, virtually no conservation or repair work has been carried out on the numerous grand colonial-era buildings in the nation’s capital of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). Nearly all of these stunning…

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Explore #105: School JKMD, 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. ***UPDATE JULY 2017: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SITE IS NOW IN PRIVATE OWNERSHIP, AND SHOULD NOT BE ENTERED WITHOUT THE OWNER’S PERMISSION*** History Built in 1909 as a Franciscan school and monastery, it originally housed about 600 physically and mentally disabled people. However the rise…

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Explore #99: Nazi School, aka Partischule N / DDR Hörsaal, Germany – August 2014

Explore #11 of the Berlin or Bust Tour Day Four After exploring the Hospital of wheelchairs we drove a few more hours to this former Nazi School. History This large complex of buildings was built in the 1930s as a National Socialist Political Educational Institution – in other words, a Nazi school. A testament to the arrogance of the Third Reich, the buildings are arranged in an “SS” layout when viewed from above. After WWII the site was put to…

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