Category: Travel

PALLADIAN BRIDGE MAP

PALLADIAN BRIDGE MAP Crossing Octagon Lake, Buckinghamshire, England Designer/Engineer Unknown Completed c. 1755 Length 92 feet (28 meters) Material Stone Type Arch A Renaissance design was used to encourage free …

SKRYABIN MUSEUM

SKRYABIN MUSEUM Aleksandr Skryabin was a native Muscovite, and although he travelled widely as a concert pianist and lived abroad for many years – in Italy, France, Switzerland and Belgium …

ZAJC MUSEUM

ZAJC MUSEUM The most important of Croatian Romantic composers, Ivan Zajc was enormously prolific: his opus numbers, going up to 1202, make even Czerny seem a slouch. He was born …

PORUMBESCU MUSEUM

PORUMBESCU MUSEUM Although still often referred to by its former name, Stupca, the little village lying among woods 26 km south-west of Suceava is officially called Ciprian Porumbescu after its …

MACKINAC BRIDGE MAP

MACKINAC BRIDGE MAP More than 42,000 miles (67,600 kilometers) of cable wires support the roadway. The onset of World War II curtailed large-scale bridge construction through the 1940s. Moreover, the …

IRON BRIDGE MAP

IRON BRIDGE MAP FIRST LARGE-SCALE CAST-IRON BRIDGE MAP Crossing Severn River, Coalbrookdale, England Designers/Engineers Abraham Darby III, Thomas Farnolls Pritchard Completed 1779 Length 100 feet (30 meters) Material Iron Type …