Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour

Chateau & Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour Palace of Versailles Virtual Tour: If you are in your house in quarantine, waiting for the coronavirus crisis to pass, there are options for virtual trips. In addition to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and the Internet there are other options. Google Arts & Culture offers a virtual tour to almost 3000 museums, castles and art galleries around the world. There are many museums and palaces that offer very complete virtual tours. There is no …

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Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – US History of Tourism Coast to Coast Part II

US History of Tourism: Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – Coast to Coast Part II Coast to Coast Travel: Inauguration Day in Los Angeles The same day at Grand Central Air Terminal near Los Angeles, two Ford Tri-Motor 1929  were christened. The TAT Tri-Motors were the Ciry of Los Angeles and the City of Philadelphia. Mary Pidcford christened the City of Los Angeles, and Gloria Swanson christened the Ciry of Philadelphia. A huge crowd of approximately 30,000 turned out for the christening …

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US History of Tourism: First Coast to Coast Flight 1929 Part I

US History of Tourism – The Lindbergh Line – First Coast to Coast Flight – Transcontinental Air Transport – TAT –  Ford Tri-Motor US History of Tourism: Transcontinental Air Transport – TAT US History of Tourism, first coast to coast flight: Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) was an airline founded in 1928 by Clement Melville Keys that merged in 1930 with Western Air Express to form what became TWA.   The Transcontinental Air Transport airline was like “The Lindbergh Line” and 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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Kindle PaperWhite Better Than a Tablet

Kindle PaperWhite Better Than a Tablet Why use a book reader and not a Tablet? (Or a mobile phone) Screen: The first thing is the screen. In antireflection readers. It can be used in daylight and does not reflect at all. On a PC or phone it is imposile. It does not have the resolution of other devices, but it reaches for its purpose Autonomy: With a phone or tablet is impossible to have a range of weeks, using it …

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