Archive for January, 2018

The Charming Berchtesgaden

The Charming Berchtesgaden
This charming little mountain town, along with the remains of the Nazi stronghold on the Obersalzberg, the Eagles’s Nest and Hitler’s Berghof. The town lies in an area known as the Berchtesgadener Land, a little peninsula of Germany inserted into the Austrian alps near Salzburg. Berchtesgaden is often associated with the picturesque Watzmann, at 2,713 m the third-highest mountain in Germany, which is renowned in the rock climbing community... 

Subiaco Public Street Art, Perth

Subiaco Public Street Art, Perth
Perth is covered in glorious street art that makes us swoon. Increasingly, alongside the trendy venues — on walls once neglected and covered in graffiti — you will find street art. Subiaco is an inner western suburb of Perth, Western Australia. The City supports a boutique street festival where Rokeby Road is closed off from traffic between Barker Road and Hay Street. It is commonly referred to as the ‘Subiaco Street Party’ and is... 

Forgotten Ancient City of Minturnae, Italy

Forgotten Ancient City of Minturnae, Italy
Minturnae was originally an Auruncian city, one of the three towns of the Aurunci which allied themselves with the Samnites and made war against Rome in 314 BC., the other two being called Ausona and Vescia. The city was probably destroyed in 883 by the Saracens, who in the following years held the surrounding plain. Its site was increasingly abandoned by the population in favour of that of the modern town of Minturno. The Roman ruins consist of an... 

Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit, Seattle

Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit, Seattle
Dale Chihuly is one of the world’s most prolific blown-glass artists and now you can view some of his most exquisite sculptures in a setting that is equally as spectacular as his works. Located adjacent to the Space Needle at Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass features an eight-room Exhibition hall where you can learn about Chihuly’s artistic process and his inspirations. Enter the 40-foot tall glass and steel Glasshouse, the centerpiece... 
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