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Explore #94e (revisit): Beelitz-Heilstätten – Men’s Sanatorium, Germany – May 2016

Explore #25 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ We left Poland and headed back towards Berlin for what turned out to be a rather brief and sad revisit to this former military sanatorium, which James and I had first explored in much greater depth back in August 2014. History Originally built in 1898 on the plans of architect Heino Schmieden, this vast complex of approximately 60 buildings was designed as a sanatorium for the Berlin workers’ health insurance corporation to…

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Explore #184: Church G, Poland – May 2016

Explore #24 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ We started the final day of our roadtrip with a nice relaxed little explore of an old Gothic church close to the German border. History This Gothic church was built in the 15th Century, and was completely rebuilt in the late 1700s. Further extensions and refinements were added in the 1920s, including a new crypt and new wooden chancel. The village which the church served was originally in East Germany, but the…

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Explore #183: Pałac Glinka, Poland – May 2016

Explore #23 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ After our explore of Great Belcz we just had time to grab a quick external shot of one more crumbling palace… History (translated and rewritten from here). The Baroque Pałac Glinka was built in the 18th century by the Zobeltitz family. The building and landscaped parkland were expanded during the nineteenth century, and despite heavy fighting in the area it survived World War II relatively intact. In the post-war period, as with…

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