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A Travel Blog entry by commuter from Bled, Slovenia
... typing much better tonight because someone has set this for a western keyboard but the keys that I see are the Slovene ones. Ben, engineer is pronounced engineer here. Librarian has all sorts of ks and ns and cs and zs and very few vowels in it, so I ...
A Travel Blog entry by danschedler from Füssen, Germany
... building was laid September 5, 1869. Neuschwanstein was primarily designed by Christian Jank who was not an architect or even an engineer, but rather a theatrical set designer. This says a lot about what Ludwig intended for this site. The whole place is ...
A Travel Blog entry by fouritchyfeet from Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
... beautiful, it was built for a scotish man,William Kellie Smith, he came to Malaysia when he was twenty, he was a civil engineer, he teamed up with a newzealand man Charles Alma Baker, and together they carried out survey work and building roads, with the ...
A Travel Blog entry by sponger42 from Kamp-Bornhofen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
... our best to get a little sleep during the 6 hour journey to Koblenz, this was not made any easier by an enthusiastic train engineer who took every stop as an oppertunity to practice his English at full volume over the train's PA system. We pulled into ...
A Travel Blog entry by big_red_truck from Warwick, England, United Kingdom
... The guys working the birds are very knowledgeable. Check out the pictures and videos. And the trebuchet was awesome. As an engineer, I can marvel at the skill needed to make and operate one of these in old times. As it was...this one ...
A Travel Blog entry by mchao from Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
... I thought I’d go and get some rest. Of course, it didn’t quite work out that way. I met an aeronautical engineer in the dorm room from Netherlands and since it was his first day in the Blue Mountains he was in the mood to catch a ...
A Travel Blog entry by madnomads from Mena Creek Qld, Queensland, Australia
... among the riotous jungles of tropical Queensland. Paronella Park was the brainchild of Jose Paronella, a Spanish baker and gifted engineer who emigrated in 1913 from Catalonia in Spain to Australia. He worked for 11 years buying and selling cane ...
A Travel Blog entry by tenvols from St. Petersburg, Russia
... ; From there we took a walk over to the Mikhaylovsky Castle (today known as the Engineer's Castle and the place of a school of engineering closed to the public). There is a nice park in front of the castle and ...
A Travel Blog entry by vine_hooligans from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... the way, such as Catherine the Great (who plotted and killed her husband for the throne) and one of Pushkin, the Engineer's castle (which we really appreciated), the breathtaking Church of our Saviour on the Spilled Blood (unfortunately nothing to do with ...
A Travel Blog entry by josh.lambden from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation
... (mmm ˇ beef stroganoff) and then wandered around St. Petersburg for a bit taking pictures. We walked past Mikhailovsky Castle, otherwise known as ˇ°EngineerˇŻs Castleˇ±. It used to be the home for Paul I, but later was turned into a ...
A Travel Blog entry by aborder from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russia
St Petersburg, Russia - Apparently, there are two ways to be worm food in St P. Firstly, groups of fascist neo nazi skinheads attack non-Caucasians, the peak of these attacks would be on the birth date I share with one former racist, fascist, nazi ...
A Travel Blog entry by 2onoriana from St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russia
... Museum, the Winter Palace and the Hermitage, St Isaac`s Cathedral. The Senate, the Theatre of Opera and Ballet, the Engineer`s castle, the Winter Circus and the Astoria Hotel. We strolled amongst the sightseers (with our hands firmly on our wallets ...
A Travel Blog entry by livin_the_dream from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
... nicely and had masts and sails rigged out on it. (Also in the picture are Paul the second mate on the right and Chris the engineer in the center.) They loaded its hold with rags soaked in fuel of some kind and some firecrackers wired up to a long fuse and ...
A Travel Blog entry by livin_the_dream from Le Port, Réunion, Reunion
... the case of sweets getting inhaled the moment they appeared as we don’t get sweets very often. For new years the engineer took a couple of strings of the Christmas lights, covered the cords with aluminum foil and tied them together in the shape of ...
A Travel Blog entry by kzecchini from Comayagua, Honduras
As a newly commissioned Second Lieutenant, I was assigned as Support Platoon Leader of Delta Company, 372nd Engineer Battalion under Task Force 16. My mission was to build a section of road between two remote areas in Honduras enabling the farmers and ...
A Travel Blog entry by eagle10 from Bacharach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
... rest, I went out to do some exploring and stopped to chat with a couple from Sacramento, California. He was a Telecommunications Engineer, but currently taking a break from work. We had a nice visit for about 20 minutes, and following that we ...
A Travel Blog entry by carpefeline from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
... brakes. I think it’s rather important. We pull out of Durham station but we are going rather slow and the engineer keeps trying the brakes, either to make sure they are still working or to keep our speed low enough that we could all ...
A Travel Blog entry by londonpenguin from Westport, Western Ireland, Ireland
... to build a canal between the two lakes, thereby making the transportation of goods from Galway much easier. The government figured that no engineer in Ireland was smart enough to figure out how to build the canal, so they sent to England for an engineer. ...
A Travel Blog entry by the_wayfarer from Budapest, Hungary
... way, this bridge was the first permanent span across the Danube being built between 1842 and 1849. It was designed by English engineer, William Tierney Clark and its construction overseen locally by a Scot, Adam Clark. The bridge is named after István ...
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Quinta de San Jose 2510-135, Estremadura, Portugal
Dating back to the 19th century, Casa d' Óbidos was built by the Mr. Garrelon, an engineer from the Eiffel team, who established himself there to lead the railway construction. It's located in an environmentally protected area, which allows the guest to ...Traveler Rating
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2 Sadovaya St, , St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, Russian Federation9 reviews
Now a branch of the Russian Museum with portraits of Russian rulers on display, this castle built for Paul I has a fascinating and mysterious history, which includes Paul's assassination in his own bedroom.