Category: Travel

SINGER MUSEUM

SINGER MUSEUM Mozartians and others wandering through Salzburg may have noticed, on the arch linking the Franciscan monastery to the Franciscan Church -just behind the Cathedral, close to St Peter’s …

SCHMIDT MUSEUM

SCHMIDT MUSEUM Franz Schmidt was a revered figure among Austrian composers in the interwar years. Born in Pressburg (now Bratislava) in 1874, he had been a cellist in the Vienna …

CHENAB BRIDGE MAP

CHENAB BRIDGE MAP Crossing Chenab River, Jammu and Kashmir, India Designer/Engineer WSP Expected completion 2020 Span 1,532 feet (467 meters) Material Steel Type Arch Structural history is being made high …

BRITANNIA BRIDGE MAP

BRITANNIA BRIDGE MAP Crossing Menai Strait, Anglesey, Wales Designer/Engineer Robert Stephenson Completed 1850 Length Center spans 459 feet (140 meters); end spans 230 feet (70 meters) Materials Wrought iron, limestone …

TURK MUSEUM

TURK MUSEUM Daniel Gottlob Turk (1750-1813) is commemorated by his adopted city of Halle because of the nurturing role he played in the musical life of the city, as Kan …

ZUYLEN MUSEUM

ZUYLEN MUSEUM Visitors to the Utrecht area often go to the small 13th-century castle at Oud-Zuilen, now part of the northern suburb of Maarssen. Moated and turreted, Slot Zuylen is …

SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE MAP

SALGINATOBEL BRIDGE MAP Crossing Salgina Gorge, near Schiers, Switzerland Designer/Engineer Robert Maillart Completed 1930 Span 295 feet (90 meters) Material Reinforced concrete Type Arch By eliminating everything but structure itself, …

TOSTI MUSEUM

TOSTI MUSEUM The title ‘Tosti’s Goodbye’ will have some resonances for older readers of this book. But the name of Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti is less familiar now than it …