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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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Explore #190: Ospedale Psichiatrico di Q, Italy – October 2016

Explore #3 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Next on our Italian roadtrip it was time for some abandoned asylum goodness… History This psychiatric hospital / asylum was founded in a coastal Italian city in the 1890s. It was intended to house less chronic patients, but many who were admitted ended up being incarcerated for years, if not permanently. Originally built to house up to 700 patients, a growing demand led to the construction of an extension in the 1930s,…

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Explore #189: NATO station ‘Ice Station Zebra’, Italy – October 2016

Explore #2 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ After exploring Oculus Tower, we unfortunately failed on our next couple of targets. We then headed high up into the mountains to this disused former NATO communications facility with a silly urbex codename, where we also planned to camp for the night. History (translated and rewritten from here and here) Station ‘Livorno’, atop Monte del Giogo, was one of 82 ‘ACE HIGH’ L-band troposcatter communications bases located in nine different NATO countries.…

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