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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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Explore #45: Zone Braams, Belgium – April 2014

Explore #3 of the 3 Eurovirgins and a Europro tour After exploring the CDC and Monastere Mont G, this was our third and final explore of Day One of our Belgium weekender. We might even have fitted in another explore, had it not been for spending the best part of 2 hours stuck in horrendous traffic jams going around the Brussells ring road – not what was needed after 32+ hours and counting without any sleep. History This former NATO…

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