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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 #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 #115: Asylum Manicomio di R / Dr Rossetti, Italy – November 2014

Explore #4 of the Wet, with excitement Tour We made an early start on Day Two of our Italian mini-tour, intending to arrive at this location under cover of darkness. Unfortunately we then lost half an hour arguing with the idiot motel receptionist on check-out, who refused to accept that James had already paid for our room online in advance. Eventually we arrived at around 6am… History Founded in the 1870s this large asylum in a Northern Italian town was…

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