Capadoccia, the region that emerged when the soft layers formed by lave and ashes were eroded by rain and wind. These structures' shapes cause one to ask ourselves "How can they stand in such balance?"
Dressing up for the last shift
It is nothing new that the tangible legacy of mining is visibly present in the remotest parts of the Ore Mountains, in Germany.
Banned word: The ‘Uranium’
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...
Bukovo: An ordinary village￼
Let me tell you a story about a seemingly ordinary village in the Macedonian hills near the city of Bitola. The name of that village is Bukovo which comes from the word “Buka” (meaning: Beech) named for the Beech forest cradling the village high on Baba Mountain. Bukovo is located in close proximity to the ancient city of Heraclea Lyncestis, founded by...
The Ore carts in Erzgebirge
Interactive objects of industrial heritage for self-connection Public places have been considered as places of interaction and exchange in numerous socio-cultural studies, and people have used them as their cultural repertoires. The reciprocal relationship between the public places and the people may influence the image of a place and sense of community by adding different...
A Little Man With a Big Wardrobe
The little fountain of Manneken-Pis in Brussels is visited every year by thousands of tourists. It is the background of pictures, inspiration for artists and part or the popular culture of the city. But not only the statuette offers a great attraction, its wardrobe, is on its own, something to admire.
Time Travelling in Helsinki
Finland’s largest open-air museum transports visitors to another time and place without ever leaving the capital.
The Roman Forum of Cartagena
When we think in the south of Spain, normally we think in Andalusia or the Arabic heritage. But the Mediterranean also have remains of the Roman and cartagines times. A good example of this is the city of Cartagena, Cartago nova.
The Tower of Centum Cellas – A Roman Villa with a View
The tall tower of a villa in the very west of the Roman empire shows the splendour of Roman villa culture in Lusitania.
Drink In Some History: Pubs as British Heritage￼
British pubs are a key part of local and national heritage, but thousands are forced to close their doors each year.