Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany Today

Five Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany Today Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany: The treadwheel cranes were used by architects and engineers from the times of the Romans. Probably some stopped being used only at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a detail of those that still exist. Some are original and have a thousand years … Leer más

◙ Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome

Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome   The Roman Empire invested a lot of time, effort and money developing new cranes for the construction of their buildings, bridges and especially aqueducts. They took the Greek’s crane as a model and improved it. Tripastos in Ancient Roman Empire In fact, the simplest Roman crane was … Leer más

Medieval Treadwheel Crane – Beverley Minster

Ancient Crane in Beverley Minster – England The cranes of wheel ( or Treadwheel Cranes) were used by architects and engineers from the times of the Romans. Probably some stopped being used only at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a detail of those that still exist.  Some are original and have a … Leer más

Treadwheel Crane in Strasbourg’s Cathedral

Treadwheel Crane in Cathedral of Strasbourg We visited the Cathedral of Strasbourg in 2017 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 … Leer más

The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence … Leer más

Complete Paris Travel Guide 2020

Paris Travel Guide 2020 : First Day Paris Travel Guide 2020: Walk in three days and get to know the main sites, included and some recommendations do not waste a minute of time Arrived to Visit Paris on train to the station of Paris Gare du Nord from London. We took a public transport (Metro).Luckily the … Leer más

History of Tourism in Middle Ages

The Religious Tourism in the Middle Ages Fall of the Roman Empire History of Medieval Tourism: The fall of the Roman Empire plunged the European continent into a period of great confusion and disorder. For a time there was also an almost permanent state of war between the barbarian chiefs, who had invaded the ancient … Leer más

History Sitemap

Traveling Cook History Sitemap   History of Tourism: Middle Age History of Tourism : Ancient Rome and Greece History of Treadwheel Crane of Cathedral of Strassbourg – France History of Treadwheel Crane of Beverly Minster – England Roman Empire  Roads Calculator History of ancient Crane in Roman Empire Roman Empire Spain Festival History Castle of Chenonceau … Leer más

8 Best Cities for Digital Nomads & Remote work

List of best Cities for Digital Nomads Traveling the world without quitting your job.  They are people who make the world their office. Dream of a whole generation. Work remotely while touring beaches, mountains and distant cities with just one notebook. But which cities are more and less friendly for this community of digital nomads? … Leer más

Underwater Military Museum in the Red Sea

Jordan underwater military museum in the Red Sea Jordan inaugurates an underwater military museum To attract travelers who practice diving or snorkeling. 19 military pieces such as tanks, helicopters and troop transports were installed. All these artifacts are among the goods that visitors can observe in the underwater military museum opened on July 24 off … Leer más

Erotic Pompeii, Vettii House – Italy

Erotic Pompeii Vettii House The House of the Vettii in Pompeii, famous for its erotic paintings, can now be visited, although the most surprising environments still remain closed to tourists. Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.  The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum are one of the main tourist attractions in … Leer más

Roman Empire: Roads Calculator

Roman Empire: Routes & Network on Line Calculator Land and Maritime Stanford University has a calculator of sea and land routes, which existed in the Roman Empire. ( ORBIS) . The calculator has land routes, maritime coast and offshore, used during the Empire. You can calculate the distance and the estimated time according to the … Leer más

Arde Lucus 2019 – Roman Festival in Spain

Ancient Rome Festival in Spain: Arde Lucus 2019:  On June 14, 15 and 16, 2019 Arde Lucus is a festival celebrated in Lugo – Spain. That is celebrated between the end of May and the month of June. Relive the life of the Roman Empire in the old Spanish city of Lugo. This service started … Leer más

History of the Architects of the Castle of Chenonceau

Decoration and Architects of Chenonceau Castle You can know the history of a building through the works of its builders. This is the History of the architects of the Castle of Chenonceau. The castle we know today was built on the demolition of an old fortress and a fortified mill owned by the Marques family. … Leer más