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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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Explore #203: Grand Hotel Thermal aka Hotel des Thermes, France – May 2017

Explore #2 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ History A disused former hotel/health spa, which drew hot mineral water from local springs to impart healing properties to its guests, particularly the elderly and disabled. It has been closed for many years, and is now (2017) in the process of being redeveloped. Our Explore After our early morning explore of the Centrale de Schneider power plant, we had some breakfast and made the short journey to the derelict Grand Hotel Thermal, not…

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Explore #198: Circle Industry cement factory, Italy – October 2016

Explore #11 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ The final explore of our trip was a relaxed wander around the remains of a large abandoned cement factory… …we began with James deploying his finest fencing-hurdling access skills… …the view of the valley and lower parts of the cement works… Two huge milling / mixing pipes… I climbed inside a discarded section of milling pipe – it was hot, dusty, dark, and there was at least one angry hornet nesting further…

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