The Genesis Of Wall Fountains

A fountain, an amazing piece of engineering, not only supplies drinking water as it pours into a basin, it can also propel water high into the air for a noteworthy effect. From the beginning, outdoor fountains were soley meant to serve as functional elements. People in cities, towns and villages received their drinking water, as well as water to ba

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Anglo-Saxon Grounds During the Norman Conquest

The arrival of the Normans in the 2nd half of the 11th century irreparably improved The Anglo-Saxon lifestyle. The talent of the Normans exceeded the Anglo-Saxons' in architecture and agriculture at the time of the conquest. Nonetheless the Normans had to pacify the entire territory before they could concentrate on home life, domestic architecture,

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"Primitive" Greek Art: Large Statuary

Archaic Greeks were well known for creating the first freestanding statuary; up until then, most carvings were constructed out of walls and pillars as reliefs. Kouros figures, statues of young, attractive male or female (kore) Greeks, made up the majority of the statues. The kouroi were considered by the Greeks to represent beauty and were sculpted

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Ten Off-the-Beaten Hikes for Your Bucket List

Wouldn’t it be great to leave all your stress behind and travel to where no one knows you? Detach from the every day and reinvigorate yourself with the magnificence of nature on some of the most out of the way treks. Go from Africa’s 3rd greatest summit to the Australian deserts or visit the most southern point in Patagonia - each is

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Why You Want to Work With a Travel Specialist

Do your vacation plans need to be changed but you just are not able to handle the time, money and headache of modifying all your travel arrangements and hotel rooms by yourself? Then turn to a knowledgeable travel specialist. In these times, when we are dealing with the realness of terrorism and health viruses, security must be taken into account w

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