Tag: history

The Trulli of Alberobello

June 25, 2014 | in Travel
The Trulli of Alberobello

A small Italian commune in the south of the country is world famous for its unique houses that everyone knows as Trulli (singular Trullo).

The Mini Book of Major Events by Evan Lorenzen

May 22, 2014 | in Art
The Mini Book of Major Events by Evan Lorenzen

Trying to write the whole history of our planet in one book will be very problematic. But what if this book will be the size of a fingernail?

Anne Frank’s Amsterdam by Michael Danckaarts

November 12, 2013 | in Photography
Anne Frank's Amsterdam by Michael Danckaarts

The present and the past of Amsterdam came together in the images created by the designer Michael Danckaarts.

The Laxey Wheel: World’s Largest Functioning Waterweel

September 27, 2013 | in Architecture
The Laxey Wheel: World's Largest Functioning Waterweel

The Laxey Wheel, also referred to as Lady Isabella, is considered the world’s largest functioning waterwheel, as well as the main attraction of the small village of Laxey on the British Isle of Man in the Irish Sea.

Vardzia Cave Monastery in Georgia

September 13, 2013 | in Travel
Vardzia Cave Monastery in Georgia

In the south part of Georgia is located a unique monument of architecture of the Middle Ages, which is a monastic complex inside a tuff cliff along the river Kura. The monastery has more than 600 rooms.

New York City Before and After

August 26, 2013 | in Photography
New York City Before and After

New York is one of the largest cities in the world that is constantly evolving and changes its forms. This trend is very hard to track and document. However, there are enthusiasts who try to achieve the unachievable.

Recreating Mugshots Taken in the Beginning of the Last Century

August 5, 2013 | in Photography
Recreating Mugshots Taken in the Beginning of the Last Century

Photography is a great way to document history, but photos imitating mugshots are even more fascinating. More specifically, fascinates the fact that we automatically associate a crime with an image.

The Past and the Present of Budapest in Kerenyi Zoltan’s Photography

July 24, 2013 | in Photography
The Past and the Present of Budapest in Kerenyi Zoltan's Photography

Hungarian photographer Kerenyi Zoltan is in love with the capital of his country. Therefore, he continues to search for old pictures of memorable places, and afterwards he combines the past and the present.

Vietnam, Past and Present by Khanh Hmoong

June 15, 2013 | in Photography
Vietnam, Past and Present by Khanh Hmoong

Unfortunately, time travel is not possible yet, but there are a lot of methods to simulate it. The Vietnamese photographer Khanh Hmoong took advantage of one of these methods.

Sigiriya – A Unique Plateau in Sri Lanka

April 29, 2013 | in Travel
Sigiriya - A Unique Plateau in Sri Lanka

Sigiriya or the Lion Mountain, on the island of Sri Lanka, is a plateau that rises to a 1200 feet height. According to a legend, the castle on the plateau was built be King Kasyapa in the late 5th century.

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