Amazing Tourist Trains

Amazing Tourist Trains around the world It is about traveling contemplating the landscape. It is one of the fundamental reasons for choosing a holiday by train. Comfort, landscapes and relaxation are also other reasons to choose a panoramic train. The train allows you to discover places from a different point of view, often inaccessible by road or only accessible by long trekking trails. These are the ones we propose next   . Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad 2023 Oregon Coast Scenic …

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Jacobite Steam Train, The Harry Potter train

The Harry Potter Train – Jacobite Steam Train The Jacobite Steam Train is a steam locomotive train currently operating as a tourist train that covers the Fort William-Mallaig route. This route was inaugurated in 1901 and connects the mountainous area of ​​Fort William with the Atlantic Ocean. In 1967 all steam locomotives were replaced by diesel locomotives. As of 1984 this route returned to work continuously, as a tourist attraction, and the original steam locomotive was recovered.   When does …

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Railroads in United States – History of Tourism

Railroads in United States Historic  & Scenic Trains  Laid out in 1827 and opened in 1830, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) was the first common freight railroad and the first railroad open to the public in the United States. Initially, the B&O served the Maryland region and gradually extended in the 1830s to Washington, DC, Virginia, and West Virginia along the Ohio River. In the decades following its creation, the B&O grew to cover large swaths of the Northeast …

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House of Julia Felix in Pompeii – Italy

House of Julia Felix in Pompeii The House of Julia Felix is a large Roman villa in the city of Pompeii. It was the residence of Julia Felix, who converted several sections into rental apartments after the AD 62 earthquake. C. precursor to the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 d. C. that destroyed the city. Archaeological excavations began in 1755 and are still ongoing. As the residence of several family units, it is an invaluable testimony. Who was …

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History of the Souvenirs – Gifts

History of  the Souvenirs When traveling, there is always someone who returns home with a souvenir. It can be a miniature, reproductions of sculptures, keychains, postcards or almost anything with the name of the visited site. But:   Who invented the modern souvenir? Giovanni Volpato (1732-1803), an Italian engraver and potter from 18th century Rome, is considered the modern inventor of souvenirs. Giovanni Volpato was a brilliant self-made man, full of initiatives and with great artistic and entrepreneurial gifts. Born …

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