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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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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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