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Explore #195: Villa Margherita, Italy – October 2016

Explore #8 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ James and Jade had camped out in this old abandoned villa on a trip the year before (in fact their old tents were still stored in a decaying outbuilding!), so we decided to do the same for the night to save some €€€ for the Italian road tolls and James’ speeding tickets. 😉 History I haven’t been able to locate any history for this old villa. It appears to have been used…

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Explore #194: Manicomio di Vercelli, Italy – October 2016

Explore #7 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Time for another old asylum… History (translated and rewritten from here) Vercelli’s asylum was built in 1937, and comprises 20 pavilions and a church spread over 30 acres. The asylum is infamous for a massacre after the end of World War II of a group of more than 70 soldiers of the fascist Socialist Republic of Italy, who had been held in a nearby stadium used as a prison camp. On 12…

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Explore #192: Villa Rosa aka Palazzo L, Italy – October 2016

Explore #5 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Late in the afternoon we explored this grand old villa on the outskirts of a small village in the Italian countryside. History The villa dates back to at least the 18th century, and underwent two large revisions over its history. The original entrance overlooks the gardens and pond, but as the nearby village developed over time the service entrance became used as the main façade. The second revision to the architecture was…

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