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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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 of habitual residence is only temporary. Triumph Arch in Via Agrippa – Orange – (France) Modern tourism was born in the XIX century, as a …

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UK: Coronavirus (Covid -19) Home Test Kit may soon be available to order on Amazon

UK: A Coronavirus Home Test Kit (Covid -19) available to order from Amazon, coming soon Sharon Peacock, director of the National Infection Service at Public Health England, told the UK parliament on Wednesday that the group had developed fingerstick tests that establish whether anyone has been infected with the Covid-19 virus (Coronavirus) When tested and implemented, the public will be able to purchase the tests through services like Amazon and also at street pharmacies, Peacock said. Users will perform the …

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Traveler’s Checks: History of Tourism

In the history of tourism the travelers check had a prominent role. But there was a history of the middle ages although it seems incredible Traveler’s Checks & Knights Templar Traveler’s Checks History of Tourism: The unified Temple Church, between Fleet Street and the River Thames, was consecrated in 1185 as the London home of members of the Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon. Also known as the Knights Templar. The Knights Templar …

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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 the Tripastos. It consisted of a single beam jib, a lathe, a rope, and a block containing three pulleys. By maintaining a multiplication ratio of 3 to …

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