Urban Exploration – The Carmelite Monastery

In 1935, seven Sisters came to South Australia from the Carmelite Monastery in Kew, Victoria, bringing their tradition of contemplative life to Adelaide. The Adelaide Carmelite Monastery was established in the former Roman Catholic Archbishops residence and was later expanded to include a larger chapel, accommodations and imposing gardens. The history of Discalced Carmelite Nuns extends back […]

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Urban Exploration – The Last Picture Show

There is something romantic about old movie theatres.  Something beyond the cosmetics of dated curtains, faded carpeting and uncomfortable seating.  Sure, there’s a feeling of nostalgia and history.  But it’s more than that.   I can’t help but wonder at how many new romances blossomed in the darkened auditorium?   How many dreams were born here?  How many heroes lived and […]

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