26 October 2021

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Double-Barrelled Cannon (Athens, Georgia)

Based on the 1642 design of Florentine gun maker Antonia Petrini, this civil war era double-barreled cannon was (just like the Confederate States) a colossal failure based on ignorance. The American Civil War saw quite

The Gherkin

The Gherkin | 30 St Mary Axe (London, England)

Known around the world as “The Gherkin”, one of London’s most recognizable buildings, 30 St Mary Axe is famous for its beautiful design and the stark contrast it offers against the historic city’s skyline. Previously

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Sites Around the World

  • Built in 1797, the historic Cashtown Inn is a bed & breakfast in Cashtown, Pennsylvania.  Located just 8 miles from Gettysburg, the Cashtown Inn served as headquarters for many Confederate officers during the Gettysbuyg Campaign.  ...
  • Marble Arch
    Designed in 1827 by famed architect John Nash as the state entrance to the cour d’honneur of Buckingham Palace, the Marble Arch is one of the most fittingly named roadside attractions in the world.  Literally an ...
  • The Liberty Bell close up
    The Liberty Bell has become a symbol of American independence partly because it originally hung in the bell tower of the building we have come to call Independence Hall. The Liberty Bell started its life ...
  • San Juan del Sur
    For several years now San Juan del Sur, on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua has been a getaway for savvy travelers looking for inexpensive beach vacations and perfect, gently rolling surf.  With lots of things ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • St Basil's Cathedral
    Located on the edge of Red Square and just a stones throw from the Moscow River, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is one of the most recognized churches in the world, second only to St Peter’s Basilica ...
  • Brihadishwara Temple
    Most commonly refereed to as simply  The Big Temple, Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, India, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Brihadeeswarar Temple (sometimes spelled Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil) was built by Raja ...
  • Flanked by volcanoes and near the Galapagos Islands, Quito, Ecuador is one of the most unique cities in South America.  Located in the northern highlands in the Guayllabamab river basin, Quito is the closest capital ...
  • Uluru
    Uluru, formerly known to much of the world as Ayers Rock, is a giant sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia.  The area around the formation is home ...

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Amazing Sculptures

  • The Women's Table at Yale
    The Women’s Table at Yale was designed by Maya Lin, the famous alumni best known for designing the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington in 1982, and is the most visible sign of the commemoration of ...
  • The Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles, California has over the course of its life most definitely become more than just a sign. The famous landmark in the Hollywood Hills has become a symbol of everything ...
  • The Closing Era
    Designed by Preston Powers, son of nationally famous sculptor Hiram Powers, “The Closing Era” at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver depicts a Native American triumphantly standing over a fallen bison. The artwork was created ...
  • Spoonbridge and Cherry
    Built by the married artists Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Spoonbridge and Cherry is the centerpiece and most well-known instillation at the Walker Art Center’s Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Delighting locals and visitors alike since ...