How Many People will Travel the World?

How many People Travel the World?: 2020    2019    2018   2021   2021: United States Government Approves Cruise Trips In March 2021, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of companies with ocean cruises, issued a statement. According to CLIA, between March and September 2020 these companies had global losses of 77,000 million, 23,000 million dollars in salaries and 518,000 jobs. In Miami-Dade County alone, cruise activity produces about $ 7 billion a year and directly and …

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Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome

Evolution of a Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Ancient Roman Crane and Hoist: 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.   Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Animals – Architecture – Flowers – Food & Beverages  – Places Vintage poster ads – Best Products 2021 on Amazon Roman Aqueducts …

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The Artistic Walls of Carcassonne – France

Carcassonne Celebrates UNESCO Anniversary With art

Carcassonn -France- is a medieval city in the south of France and has two sites classified by UNESCO on the list of World Heritage: the medieval city, double unice fortress in Europe, and the Canal du Midi.

The Swiss artist Ticino Felice Varin ; "eccentric concentric circles" Artistic Walls of Carcassonne
The Swiss artist Ticino Felice Varin ; “eccentric concentric circles”

 

Main entrance to the medieval walled city. Drawbridge”

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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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Beverley Minster Medieval Treadwheel Crane

Treadwheel 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 thousand years of antiquity. A few others were rebuilt. All are worth knowing and if possible visit them. The Minster Beverley Minster is an English parish …

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