They say doors act as gateways or portals, transporting us from one environment to another. Like it or not, the simple door can tell the viewer a lot more than you would initially think, from the inlay of the door frame to the material coverings, the story of the building begins. This was something our forefathers understood and gave great reverence to.
Welcome back, fellow researcher, to another one of the many star islands in Nederland. Elburg is a small fishing village located on the Veluweneer river estuary. This area turns out to have a very interesting past, one that links nicely to the star island we have found there. Elburg is not officially a star or bastian fort, but as you will see it definitely qualifies.
Welcome to our first Gallery Article. Since the great year of change in 2020, we have amassed over 600 before and after photos in our archive. We have reviewed each […]
As we continue on our quest for these amazing star-shaped islands, we next head to the flat lands southeast of Groningen, Netherlands, to the town of Bourtange, resting along the […]
As of late, a popular AI Chat system has become a bit of a buzzword. When we first heard about it, the first thought we had was that, logically, this […]
Introduction Photos of Santuario de Las Lajas or the Las Lajas Sanctuary make their way around social media routinely. We ourselves have run posts on the majestic and precariously perched […]
What do you know about Turgot’s Map from 1739? From how high up was the perspective drawn? Did Michel-Etienne Turgot use a balloon or floating device to draw this perspective?
Commonly known as the Studley Tool Chest, this intricate showcase of craftsmanship was created by master carpenter and stonemason Henry O. Studley. Studley was born in 1838 in Boston and […]
7-minute read, 29 photos, 2 videos We send out our TB reporter. After spending many hours endlessly scrolling through the Tartaria Britannica archive, we realized it was time to actually […]
Houseboats were extremely popular in the 1800s. As is so often the case even in our modern times, such luxuries were mainly reserved for the aristocracy and upper middle class. […]