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Explore #199: Happy World Theme Park, Yangon, Myanmar – November 2016

History (rewritten and abridged from here and here) The park opened in 1997 to great fanfare in a lavish ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by the great and powerful in Myanmar’s military dictatorship and even the Japanese ambassador, whose country supplied the rides. State media called the park “a recreation centre for the people”, with “world class… modern games”. Not to be confused with the other ‘Happy World’ park in Yangon which is still in operation, this Park closed under mysterious circumstances…

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Explore #197: Villa Pesenti, Italy – October 2016

Explore #10 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ On the final morning of our trip we managed to squeeze a couple of quick explores in before heading to the airport. The first was this abandoned villa with a unique and beautiful outbuilding… History This villa was owned by the Pesenti family, which in 1864 founded what later became the sector-leading Italcementi producer of cement and other construction aggregates. By the 1920s the company had grown to a 12-plant and 1500-employee…

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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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