Situated on Sark Island in Guernsey, a very petit island between England and France, Sark Prison is the world’s smallest prison. This unusual prison was made of stone, and nowadays it represents a very popular tourist attraction. One of the interesting facts is that this ‘’jail’’ is still in use. The local authorities use it to hold and sober up one, maximum two seasonal workers.Continue Reading
Mystery is hidden, attractive and deep. We always try to resolve it. We dig, we research and we try to reveal the truth. But somehow, at the end of the day, mystery becomes a top secret. And the truth is out there. The history is the witness that one whole civilization could disappear ‘’in one fearful day and night ‘’, well said by Plato. That’s the case with The Sunken City of Cuba.Continue Reading
Rodini park, situated in the area known as Rodini , along the road to Lindos, is the world’s oldest park. This remarkable place is located on a map just 3 km from the capital of Rhodes. There are so many parks around the world, but have you ever imagined how the oldest one looks like?Continue Reading
Diaporos is one of the most stunning and authentic island of nine islands that belong to Sithonia peninsula of Chalkidiki. Situated in the bay of Vourvourou village in northern Greece, it represents a pure pleasure for eyes and soul. Located on a private bay, Diaporos island is literally unforbidden paradise for every single yachtsman lover and owner in Halkidiki.Continue Reading
The unusual and impressive painted village Zalipie, located in South East Poland, in the past was just an ordinary village with ordinary people. The houses, the church, the school and barns were ordinary, too. But one day, some very wealthy and smart guys replaced old-fashioned furnaces with more modern enclosed fires and chimneys.Continue Reading
The ‘’Emerald Island ‘’ has some of the most wonderful beaches in Greece. Poseidon’s son is still one of the most visited Greek island by holiday lovers. Maybe the hocus – pocus things do their work successfully.Continue Reading
Heads or tails? It’s a practice throwing a coin in the air to choose between two alternatives or to resolve a dispute between two parties. But, it isn’t so easy doing coin flipping with a coin weighing one metric ton, especially when that coin is made of pure gold. Ain’t about Cha – Ching Cha – Ching, it’s about Ba – Bling Ba – Bling, because the price tag for this gold monster is $ 43,4 million.Continue Reading
Ηow old is the oldest remnant fabric found on our planet? Who invented the sunglasses (no, sunglasses weren’t invented by Italians)? Where people wearing underwear in the old times?
It is not known when humans first began making clothing due to the fast deterioration of fabrics and materials, but genetic analysis estimates that humans began wearing clothing 170 millennia ago!
According to archaeological finds possible sewing needles have been dated to around 40,000 years ago and the earliest dyed fibres date back to 36,000 BC.
Here is a list of the oldest surviving clothes and accessories.Continue Reading
Easter egg decorating ideas have risen to a whole new level with Pinterest Easter ideas. Check out the most popular dyeing and decorating ideas on pinterest, including clever ideas for coloring Easter eggs and easy embellishments made with crafts supplies.
It is always fun to decorate eggs at Easter time!Continue Reading