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

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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 … Continue reading

Explore #117: Castle of Sammezzano, aka Non Plus Ultra / the Fairytale Castle, Italy – December 2014

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Explore #6 of the Wet, with excitement Tour. The third and final day of our wintry long weekend in Italy was a traditional pre-dawn start. Our target: an incredible disused ‘fairytale’ castle… History (compiled and rewritten from here, here, and … Continue reading

Explore #116: College Saint Evelise, aka Collegio di Musica / College Eglise Italy – November 2014

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Explore #5 of the Wet, with excitement Tour. After a wonderful morning spent exploring the Manicomio di R asylum anything else that day was going to be a bonus. Given the time of year daylight hours were at a premium, … Continue reading