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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 #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 #76a (revisit): Camping overnight at St Joseph’s Seminary, Upholland, Lancashire – July 2015

After our explores of Robert Fletcher & Sons paper mill and Williamsons’ Fire and Rescue Equipment it was time to end the day with something a little different – my first overnight camping in an abandoned building! History For the history of this beautiful derelict seminary please see the report from my first explore back in July 2014. Our Explore Without giving too much away the access to this site is perilous at the best of times – but carrying…

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