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Next stop: 1900! — Google Arts & Culture
(6 days ago) What Was it Like to Travel by Train? What remained and what changed. Read. Take a ride through these large historic railway models. View All. Behind the scenes of the museum. Preserving Authenticity. Play video. Installing Impressive LED Lighting in the Museum. Play video. Using the Latest Technolgy.
Stenograffia Travel Guide — Google Arts & Culture
(Just Now) Stenograffia Travel Guide. STENOGRAFFIA X Geography of the festival (2019-12) by STENOGRAFFIA team and the friends Stenograffia. Meta-suprematist Cross Meta-suprematist Cross (2019-10-07) by Pokras Lampas Stenograffia. EKATERINBURG. In 2010 the first festival STENOGRAFFIA was held in this city. This is a laboratory city ready for experiments
Traveller Ibn Battuta's Journey to Kilwa Kisiwani — Google
(4 days ago) Travel back to Kilwa in 1332. Around this time, between the 11th and 15th centuries, the city became so important and powerful that they began minting their own coinage, examples of which have been found as far away as Oman on the Arabian Peninsula and the ancient city of Great Zimbabwe.
How Tourism Hasn’t Changed Since The Grand Tour — Google
(4 days ago) Sun, Sex & Travel – Recreational Activities of the Grand Tour. Some speculate it was the sunny climate of Italy, others say the plentiful drink, but whatever the cause, the Grand Tour saw its fair share of “sinful” frolics behind closed doors. Tony Perrottet,
9 Virtual Reality Tours You'll Love — Google Arts & Culture
(Just Now) With a virtual reality viewer like Google Cardboard, you can use the Google Arts & Culture app on iOS and Android to take a virtual tour of the street art scene in Rome; step inside a creation by famous street artist, Insa; or even travel 2,500 years back in time and look around the ancient Greek temple of Zeus.
10 Things You Might Not Know About Mary Cassatt — …
(2 days ago) Travel The World On A Tour of Impressionist Paintings 7 Things You Didn't Know About Henri Toulouse-Lautrec. Credits: All media. The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the …
Einstein's Trip to the Far East and Palestine
(Just Now) After a walk the next day into the Old City of Jerusalem, Einstein recorded his first impressions in the travel diary he was keeping. This journal is the first extant journal written by Einstein and, as far as we know, it was the first such diary kept by him. The diary is a fascinating document which provides us for the very first time with
Time Travel • Hong Kong — Google Arts & Culture
(4 days ago) Time Travel • Hong Kong. Hong Kong Island (Dated 1958) by Milton Peter Barrett Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. HONG KONG ISLAND. Most of the tourist attractions introduced in travel guides from the last century are on Hong Kong Island. Here you can see the hustle and bustle of the city’s central business district, beautiful
Monet was here — Google Arts & Culture
(4 days ago) Travel around Europe through Monet's eyes See the locations that inspired Monet's work with Voyager in Google Earth. Read. The story of how Monet's travels inspired his art. From Europe's biggest cities to tiny French villages. Online Exhibit Monet's London. Online …
Forty years of travel in the desert (holy land map, 1695
(1 days ago) A map of the Land of Israel, oriented, presenting the path followed during the Exodus from Egypt.The map shows the sinful cities (Sodom, Gomorra, Admah and Zeboiim) caught in fire; the areas designated to the tribes; on the upper part of the image the Dead Sea appears on the right, the Sea of Galilee and the Hula Lake on the left. The author added various Hebrew elements: for example – cows
15 Things You May Not Know About the Camino — Google Arts
(4 days ago) Today, 12 centuries later, scores of pilgrims travel along the Camino for many different reasons. An extensive network. Although the Camino begins at each pilgrim's own door, over the centuries, a number of main routes have been pinpointed. There are currently 281 Caminos listed, encompassing more than 51,500 miles of routes through 29
11 Objects that Changed the World — Google Arts & Culture
(8 days ago) Whereas trains afforded travelers the luxury of looking out of the window as the countryside rolled by, the Boeing 314 PanAm plane that ran across North Atlantic, South Atlantic and the Pacific (the route was inaugurated in 1939) was about the travel experience and the destination. In 1959, PanAm introduced the Boeing 707 and the jet age was born.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, United
(8 days ago) The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online. Since it was founded in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. Every day, art comes alive in the Museum's
11 Stylish Locations to Explore From Home — Google Arts
(6 days ago) 2. Palazzo Pitti. The Sala Bianca, or "white hall", in Florence’s Palazzo Pitti is where Italian fashion was born in 1951. It was here that Italian designers began to showcase their collections on the runway, making it the home of luxury fashion by the early 1960s. Recalling the days of Italy’s burgeoning fashion week, Karl Lagerfeld made
Modes of Travelling in India
(1 days ago) The hierarchic depiction of modes of travel in the illustrated London news points to an obvious colonial discourse of progress, it also hints at a logical culmination of all pre-industrial forms of travel into an ‘advanced’ industrial mode of travel, symbolized by the train.
View of Delft — Google Arts & Culture
(8 days ago) View of Delft (c. 1660 - 1661) by Vermeer, Johannes Mauritshuis. We really know very little about Johannes Vermeer, which explains why he is also sometimes referred to as the Sphinx of Delft. But we do know some details about his life: that he was born in …
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(1 days ago) Travel with the senses. The path can be seen, smelled, heard, felt and experienced at every step. EXPERIENCE THE PATH Phenomena to Reconnect Travelers with Their Five Senses Follow a trail through sights, sounds, smells, and more. ENJOY THE LANDSCAPES Strokes of Nature
The Tenryu River, Mitsuke, from the series the Fifty-three
(8 days ago) Travel a little past the station at Mitsuke, and arrive at the Tenryu River boat landing. This is the midway point on the Tokaido Highway. Its source is Lake Suwa in Shinano Province, and the river traverses mountain ravines before pouring into the sea at Enshunada. In the vicinity of the highway the river broadens, splitting into two currents which surround an islet on two sides, the east one
A 1000 year history of Polish Jews
(3 days ago) MEZZANINE: TRAVEL AND DAILY LIFE. Head up the stairs, passing through an “art salon” along the way, to a mezzanine. Tour thirteen towns across the length and breadth of the Second Polish Republic, from Gdynia to Drohobycz. Each town reveals a different aspect of daily life.
The Fusion — Google Arts & Culture
(8 days ago) Love food, will travel. EDITORIAL FEATURE The Allure of Culinary Tourism Journalist Marta Fernández Guadaño on how culinary tourism has evolved in Spain. Read. The history lesson on your dinner table. Online Exhibit Spanish Cuisine through History Take a look …
Frida Kahlo in Paris — Google Arts & Culture
(5 days ago) Frida Kahlo in Paris. The Frame (1938) by Frida Kahlo Centre Pompidou. On March 17, 1939, in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Wassily Kandinsky describes his first impression of Frida Kahlo in a letter to his friends Anni and Josef Albers: "We currently have an exhibition of Mexican art on display. There are pieces of ancient Mexican art, sculptures, very
Combat Medics of WWII
(8 days ago) Jungle Medic's Kit, 1942/1945, From the collection of: National D-Day Memorial. This roll-out medical kit was for use in jungle conditions in the Pacific Theater. It included such necessities as atabrine tablets for malaria, insect repellent, poison ivy ointment, and foot powder to ward off tropical fungal infections.
Festivals Around the World — Google Arts & Culture
(4 days ago) We will travel to many different nations. Each festival has traditions that people hold dear. They all have in common the theme of 'good cheer'! This story was created for the Google Expeditions project by Vida Systems, now available on Google Arts & Culture. Diwali.
How Fashion Meets Culture — Google Arts & Culture
(Just Now) But fashion is also art. Across the globe, museums host costume institutes, aimed at contextualizing fashion as the art form that it is. Most notably, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, consistently host fashion exhibitions.In 2011, the traveling Savage Beauty exhibition debuted featuring pieces designed by Alexander McQueen for his namesake brand, as well the
Sobrado Abbey — Google Arts & Culture
(4 days ago) Sobrado Abbey. Those who go on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela along the Camino del Norte come across a beautiful lake brimming with life, 40 miles (64 kilometers) from the goal. Although it might not seem like it, this mass of water is artificial. It was created by monks of the Cistercian Order in the 16th century to use as a coenobium
Shohaku Art Museum, 2-1-4 Tomigaoka Nara City, Japan
(Just Now) He had also made challenges such as bird-and-flower painting in the Tropics through his travel to India, south-east Asia and Hawaii, inspired by Ishizaki Koyo who impressed him while he was a student. He also aimed the world of bird-and-flower painting with dignity from the time of Sung and Yuan returning to the tradition, and accomplished his
The Thames below Westminster
(3 days ago) A period of travel followed in the 1880s, and in 1883 he acquired a property at Giverny, north-west of Paris. Thereafter Monet concentrated on the production of the famous series showing a single subject in different lighting conditions, including poplars, haystacks, Rouen Cathedral, and …
Rebel History: Stories from Andalusia's Archives — Google
(3 days ago) Two Armenians travel to Spain to settle a debt. Zoom in A 17th Century Map of Andalusia An interesting use of lion skin. Zoom in Digging Deeper Into the History of Mines License Application for the Tharsis Iron Mine. Revealing untold stories. The role and contribution of women in Andalusia's history.
Kalka Shimla Railway, Kalka, Haryana, India — Google Arts
(2 days ago) Kalka Shimla Railway. The Railways have been around in India for almost 165 years and yet the romance of Railways still remains intact, especially the undying charm of railways in the hills. Today, when high speed travel has become the norm for travellers, people …