We would not have known the reason behind the nebulous meanings and definitions of wismut in Bad Schlema in Saxony region, if we would not meet a man in the Uranium Museum (Uranbergbau, The Museum of Uranium mining). This story might also enlighten you about the origins of the name of Wismut Company in East...
Category: 1914 to Present
Time Travelling in Helsinki
Finland’s largest open-air museum transports visitors to another time and place without ever leaving the capital.
Not Just Mining: Lace and Wooden Toys
Visiting the Ore Mountains, you can see how important mining was for the region and its economy. But... mining is not forever and when mining activity decreased in the region, another two industries developed.
Art in times of war￼
Art is everywhere, even in the trenches. From time immemorial the human primordial needs creation, using all his creative potential, knowledge and skill to express himself through some form of visual art. Man’s designs can be found and seen everywhere. Even in the most unexpected places and time, where our common sense tells us they do not belong, as in times of sickness, conflict, and war. One proof of the previous...