History of Café Procope: Oldest Coffee Shop in Paris

History of Café Procope: Literary and Revolutionary The History of Café Procope is as follows: In 1686 when Louis XIV reigned over France from the palace of Versailles, in Paris the Cafe Procope (Oldest Coffee Shop) opened its doors. Just 20 years after the introduction of coffee in the court of Louis XIV. An Italian named Francesco Procopio Dei Coltelli opened an establishment near Saint-Germain-des-Prés where this infusion would be tested in society. The establishment was opened to sell coffees …

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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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Natural Reserve Canyon of Lumbier – Navarra – Spain

Foz de Lumbier – Canyon in Spain The Natural Reserve Canyon of Lumbier (Foz de Lumbier) is a canyon formed by the Irati river in Navarra – Spain. It is very close to the mouth of the Aragón river. The force of the water opened a narrow, high gorge of more than a Mile in length between the Rocks of Lumbier. There a multitude of birds nest, among which the vultures are the most numerous. Running between almost vertical walls …

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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 hotel was very close. Before starting, I commented that there is an option for those who do not intend to walk: make a City Tour …

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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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