Archive for the 'History' Category

Great Britain, London: Tower Bridge in London

Monday, December 10th, 2018

City Cruises take you under many of the bridges on the Thames, this iconic one is the Tower Bridge.

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Great Britain, London: New Skyscrapers of London

Monday, December 10th, 2018

London’s skyline has changed dramatically, Here are the modern skyscrapers which you pass on the City Cruise, free with the London City Pass.

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Great Britain, London: St Paul’s Cathedral from the Thames City Cruise

Monday, December 10th, 2018

City cruises are part of the London City Pass. Nice to get off our feet and relax on the Thames and pass famous landmarks.

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Great Britain, London: Was Big Ben

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Now Londoners are referring to this famous clock tower as the Queen Elizabeth Tower, but the world only knows this famous London clock as Big Ben. Sadly, they had to stop the chiming during the makeover, as it was too hard on the workers’ ears.

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Great Britain, London: Women Power

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

It’s terrific to see women empowered, as depicted on this London monument to the women who served in World War II.

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Great Britain, London: Horsing Around in London

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

You never know when you will bump into royal horses when visiting London.

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Great Britain, London: Lord Nelson’s Column

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

The Lord is between the guys (and a horse on a shoulder) at Trafalgar Square, London (Lord Nelson’s Column, that is). He was called Admiral Horatio Nelson when he died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

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Austria, Innsbruck: Nordkette Cable Car in Innsbruck

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

 

Transportation up the mountain in Innsbruck is easy and fast. The Nordkette cable car starts right in the middle of the tourist district.

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Austria, Innsbruck: Looking Down Down Down

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

 

Layers of our Earth are revealed when you are at the top of the mountain in Innsbruck Austria.

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Austria, Innsbruck: Relaxing Near the Sky

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

 

In Innsbruck Austria, you can easily take the in-town Nordkette cable car up to the top of the mountain – and just relax at the edge of the sky.

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