History of Vacations

History of Vacations in USA and the world The annual break from work is a fairly recent phenomenon. Greeks  & Romans The Greeks were the first who saw the need to have rest periods to perform more work and intellectually, but it is the Romans who can be said, invented the Vacations. Although it was a privilege destined for the wealthy classes, many families in the months that their emperors were honored, left their city to go to one of …

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Hotel Lambert in Paris

The Hotel Lambert in Paris – France The Hotel Lambert on the Île de Saint-Louis (river island of the Seine in central Paris) opposite the Île de la Cité. This Palace is one of the most beautiful of the many in the city of Paris (the so-called private hotels). The address is: Rue Saint-Louis en l’Île, 2. The Hotel Lambert in Paris has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1991. The Hôtel de Lauzun, owned by the …

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Voyages Extraordinaires of Jules Verne

The Voyages extraordinaires  of Jules Verne Not only can you travel personally, you can also travel without being in the place. Today we do it online through the internet. But 100 years ago it could also be done through literature. His ultimate expression of mind-blowing, fantastic and science-fiction trips was Jules Gabriel Verne. Jules Verne and the United States The United States is widely portrayed in the vernian bibliography: the state of Florida shares the stage with his work From …

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Travel Guide Strasbourg France

We visited Strasbourg! We left the Offenburg station in Germany and took a local train, which was more like a tram than a train. After a journey of only 25 minutes we arrived at the train station in Strasbourg. Then the journey began. First day After leaving the luggage at the hotel we went on foot to the area called Pettite France. This is a charming area, full of canals and flowers. You can see an old fortified river port …

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Gdansk Harbor Treadwheel Crane

Gdansk Harbor Treadwheel Crane – Poland Treadwheel Crane: They were the largest cranes in Medieval Europe . Their usual operation for wheel cranes were with two squirrel cages and for two or more operators. Originally from the 15th century, it was built between 1441 and 1444. Today it is one of the most representative emblems of the city of Gdansk. The crane building in Gdansk was built in the Gothic style with steep roofs. The central tower is 31 meters …

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