History of Tourism: The Grand Tour 17th to 18th century

The Grand Tour. Educational Journey of the 17th to 18th century History of Tourism: Grand Tour : In the 18th century, young English aristocrats completed their education with a trip through Europe that was very initiatory. In eighteenth-century Britain, nobles played a relevant role in politics and diplomacy. After a long period of convulsions, the country had established itself as a parliamentary monarchy and enjoyed political and religious stability. It was also going through a period of great prosperity, the …

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History of Vessels Travel Ads 1890-1930

History of Vessels Travel Advertising 1890-1930 At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, many shipping lines that transported mail and some passengers transformed their ships into luxury  Vessels . It was no longer just the flow of immigrants to America. It was a transportation business by sea. And luxury in many cases. This is a brief history of the passengers who crossed the Atlantic oceans on ships. And of the graphic advertisements of that time History …

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Medieval Treadwheel Crane in Strasbourg’s Cathedral

Medieval Treadwheel Crane in Cathedral of Strasbourg We visited the Cathedral of Strasbourg  The Cathedral of Strasbourg was the first cathedral of Germany (or Kingdom of Germania). Until the arrival of Louis XIV in 1681 and his minister of the war, the Marquess of Louvois that camped in the environs of Strasbourg and forced their submission to the French monarchy the 30 of September of 1681. Medieval Treadwheel Crane in the Cathedral of strasbourg Walking paths The Cathedral was delivered …

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Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Dr

Blue Ridge Parkway: Traversing the Appalachians We travel one of the most beautiful roads in the United States. A road to enjoy with tranquility while admiring the landscapes that it offers us. We are going to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway, but starting with another parkway. It is the Skyline Dr. After to finish touring Skyline Dr, we join the Blue Ridge Parkway until we reach the Smoky Mountains National Park  Discovering Skyline Drive It is highly recommended to visit …

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Great Smoky Mountains, The Most Visited National Park

Great Smoky Mountains: The most popular National Park in the US Water and the exudation of trees create that kind of fog that gives its name to the most popular mountains in the United States. The Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited in the country, with eleven million tourists. The large forest located between North Carolina and Tennesse was once an ancient hunting place for Native Cherokee Indians. Today is a home of over a thousand Black Bear The …

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