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** Bonus Post** Colonial-era buildings of Yangon, Myanmar – November 2016

Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) was a British colony from 1824 until 1948 when it gained independence. It was then run under strict military rule for more than half a century until Htin Kyaw took office as the country’s first democratically elected leader in April 2016. Since gaining independence in 1948, virtually no conservation or repair work has been carried out on the numerous grand colonial-era buildings in the nation’s capital of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). Nearly all of these stunning…

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Front exterior external main building entrance Sunnyside Royal Hospital Montrose Scotland Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #229: Sunnyside Royal Hospital, Montrose, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #7 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour Day Three After the previous day’s explore of the relatively small Stratheden Hospital, we headed for something larger and grander… History (abridged and rewritten from Wiki) Sunnyside Royal Hospital was a psychiatric hospital located in Hillside, north of Montrose, Scotland. The hospital was founded in 1781 as the Montrose Lunatic Asylum, Infirmary & Dispensary, and obtained a Royal Charter in 1810. In 1858 a new improved asylum was built in the…

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split corridor children's ward colourful windows stained glass home made Stratheden Hospital Fife Scotland Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #228: Stratheden Hospital, Fife, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #6 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour Next up on our Scottish tour was a partly disused hospital… History (abridged and rewritten from Wiki) Stratheden Hospital was originally called Fife and Kinross District Asylum, and renamed in 1948. It was a centre of excellence in Child and Family Psychiatry from the 1960s, and part of the site still provides psychiatric healthcare to this day. In May 2016 a new intensive psychiatric care unit opened at a cost of…

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