Mono Orphanage, a.k.a. Crying Baby Hospital, is an abandoned orphanage at the Italian-Swiss border. Until the 1970s, nuns prayed, lived and taught to the orphans here. The children mainly came here to cure tuberculosis.
Volterra Psychiatric Hospital is a former psychiatric hospital in the city of Volterra. Founded in 1888, the hospital was known for its brutal treatment of inmates. It remained open until 1978, when it was closed following the passage of Law 180, which directed the closing down of all existing psychiatric hospitals.
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.
In october 2016 Lia and I visited Budapest. This visit was all because of the birthday present I got from Lia, a concert of one of my all time favourites bands The Cure.
Fort de la Chartreuse was built to defend the Belgian city of Liege. It was built by the Dutch in 1817 at Mont Cornillon and came after the Belgian Revolution in 1830 in the hands of the Belgians.
This trainstation was visited during a 5-day trip in Prague in May 2016.
This abandoned castle with chapel was founded in 1876 by the wealthy Antwerp shipowner Frans Huger. It is located in a park with century-old beech and chestnut trees. Today nothing remains of the beautiful place that nineteenth-century Goorhof was under the previous owners.
Vanaf 1855 werden er in Europa talloze sanatoria opgericht voor de behandeling van tbc, in de volksmond ook wel de ‘tering’ genoemd.
Het Sanatorium du Basil kenmerkt zich niet alleen door de mooie ligging en prachtig uitzicht, maar ook door de unieke architectuur. De bouw ging van start omstreeks 1900 en het sanatorium opende zijn deuren in 1903. Ondanks dat het gebouw reeds enkele jaren leegstaat is het nog steeds in wonderbaarlijk goede staat. Binnen is het nagenoeg leeg, maar er is slechts een minimum aan vandalisme en graffiti