The arrival of the Normans in the later half of the eleventh century greatly altered The Anglo-Saxon ways of living. The skill of the Normans surpassed the Anglo-Saxons' in architecture and agriculture at the time of the conquest. But before focusing on home-life or having the occasion to think about domestic architecture or decoration, the Normans… Read More


The water from rivers and other sources was originally supplied to the occupants of nearby towns and municipalities by way of water fountains, whose purpose was mainly practical, not artistic. A supply of water higher in elevation than the fountain was required to pressurize the movement and send water spraying from the fountain's nozzle, a system … Read More


To take part in the exciting expedition of moving through the enormous oceans aboard an opulent 5-star cruiser is to leave your stresses behind. Certainly, there are many other travel solutions that will get you to your destination in much less time, but none of them can compare to the luxury and decadence of a cruise. This sort of voyage lets you … Read More


The castles spread out around Europe each have unique features. These impressive structures have withstood conflicts, fires, numerous years and are still here today. Every single castle incorporates years of human history, from the Greek Islands to the cliffs of Scotland, and maybe even one or two ghost stories. And while they were all principally … Read More


Throughout Europe, the chief means of dissiminating practical hydraulic information and fountain design suggestions were the published papers and illustrated publications of the time, which added to the advancement of scientific innovation. An unnamed French water fountain designer came to be an globally celebrated hydraulic innovator in the late 1… Read More