Category: Travel

AIZHAI BRIDGE MAP

AIZHAI BRIDGE MAP Lushly green, shrouded in mist, studded with ravines, gorges, and waterfalls, the Aizhai Bridge’s setting has an otherworldly beauty. Minimizing the bridge’s impact on the natural environment …

Pejacevic MUSEUM

Pejacevic MUSEUM As Croatia’s first woman composer, Dora Pejacevic (1885-1923) might have been accorded some kind of memorial even if she hadn’t come from a distinguished family. She was the …

SUPPE MUSEUM

SUPPE MUSEUM Franz Suppe (as he signed his name) or Suppe (as it is now usually spelt), Croatian born (in 1819), part-Belgian in descent, nephew of Donizetti, Austrian by nationality, …

PETRAUSKAS MUSEUM

PETRAUSKAS MUSEUM In 1930, the Petrauskas brothers, the composer of light opera Mikas (1873-1937) and the well-known operatic tenor Kipras (1885-1968), built a large, imposing house on a hill above …

VAMVAKARIS MUSEUM

VAMVAKARIS MUSEUM Markos Vamvakaris (1905-72) was one of the leading composers in the genre of rebetika, urban low-life music which flourished in the early decades of the 20th century, particularly …

BROOKLYN BRIDGE MAP

BROOKLYN BRIDGE MAP LONGEST SUSPENSION BRIDGE MAP 1883-1903 Crossing East River, Brooklyn-Manhattan, New York Designer/Engineer John A. Roebling Completed 1883 Span 1,595 feet (486 meters) Materials Steel, granite Type Suspension …