A random walk around the Monumental Cemetery of Milan.

The Monumental Cemetery in Milan is really an open-air museum, since 1866 to today. In this article i don’t want speak about history, because you can safely write on google “monumental cemetery of Milan”, and read all the articles and histories you want, even if it is almost impossible not to yawn. For this reason i want speak only about some stories and some people who rest here. It easy understand that the Ambrosian Pantheon, starting from the Famedio (the main entrance of the cemetery), it’s not only a mortuary,…

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The Spectral Institute Luraschi: the Abandoned mountain Colony of Varese.

The Luraschi Institute was a former mountain colony INAM (National Institute for Health Insurance), which became the National Health Service in 1977. The structure was built in 1932, closed its doors around the end of the 1970s, and since then it has remained in the state of conservation of that period, abandoned and never open again. The colony was a place where children spended the summer months educated by nuns, but information about this institute is really poor on the web. It was also a sanatorium for children who had…

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