Italy’s Abbey of San Galgano was once a thriving hermitage, but a lack of protection from roving bandits soon saw the monastery fall into disrepair and eventually be decommissioned, leaving the stunning ruins that stand to this day.
This massive abandoned monster of steel is part of a quarry in Italy.
On this mysterious terrain, behind high fences and strict security, the factory of the Dutch Army produced firearms, artillery and ammunition from 1895 onwards.
These are the ruins of an old stonefactory in the north of the Netherlands.
The construction of the Mont`Alto Sanatorium began in 1932. Due to the appearance of a large number of people who had contracted tubercolosis, it was necessary to expand the facilities, and these enlargement works were completed in 1958. This sanatorium was the last one built in Portugal.
The city of Tomar, famous for its “Convento de Cristo” – World Heritage Site by UNESCO -, has another architectural marvel, which is the Aqueduct of Pegões, who brought water to the Convent .
Hotel Jadran was socialist Yugoslavia’s first hotel. When the construction of the hotel finished in 1950, most observers agreed that it was the most beautiful on the coast, situated along a three kilometer stretch of pebble beach on the Makarska Riviera in the tiny town of Tucepi, and surrounded in pines. This was my first urban exploration in a foreign country.