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Explore #190: Ospedale Psichiatrico di Q, Italy – October 2016

Explore #3 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Next on our Italian roadtrip it was time for some abandoned asylum goodness… History This psychiatric hospital / asylum was founded in a coastal Italian city in the 1890s. It was intended to house less chronic patients, but many who were admitted ended up being incarcerated for years, if not permanently. Originally built to house up to 700 patients, a growing demand led to the construction of an extension in the 1930s,…

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Explore #182: Palace Great Belcz aka Pałac w Bełczu Wielkim, Poland – May 2016

Explore #22 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Our palaces megatour continued with a quick late-afternoon stopover at another grand old palace which has fallen into serious (and now terminal) decline… History (translated and rewritten from here). The baroque Palace Belcz dates back to 1787, when it was owned by the von Kalkereuth family. The estate then passed to the Schönborns, before being bought by Ludwig Adolph Theodor Dürr in 1898. During World War II the palace was commandeered by…

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Explore #181: Hunter’s Castle, aka Pałac Myśliwski w Mojej Woli, Poland – May 2016

Explore #21 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ As we continued our Polish roadtrip, next on the list was this rather strange ‘palace’ lost deep in some woodland… History (translated and rewritten from here and here). The Palace was built in the 1850s for the Duke of Brunswick-Oleśnica Wilhelm, and was designed by the architect Karłowski. It was extended in 1895 and again in 1902-1903, and is counted among the most architecturally valuable buildings in the region. The palace is…

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