Every year from june to september on this theater the story of the famous german pirate Klaus Störtebeker is told.
Klaus Störtebeker (c. 1360 - 20 October 1401) was a leader and the best known representative of a companionship of privateers known as the Victual Brothers ("Vitalienbrüder" in German). The Victual Brothers were originally hired during a war between Denmar...
The Oktoberfest Hannover is a fair which takes place every year at he end of September/beginning of October in Hanover, Germany. It usually lasts 16 days and features 160 rides, two large beer tents seating several hundred people each, and numerous stands offering refreshments.
The vapor cave in Bad Pyrmont, Lower Saxony, Germany is a very unique nature phenomenon and a tourist atraction fore more than 200 years, and it's the only one in europe. The cave is located at the area of a former quarry where red sandstone was broken. When the workers reached a certain depth they noticed a "vapor" and the workers who to took some deep breath (6 to 8) passed out (the...
Human Table Football (Human Foosball) is a totally unique and unusual Game! It's giant inflatable version of the popular pub table football game. A soft football is used and it is suitable for all abilities and ages. The team sizes can range from 5 to 8 a side. The hands will be tied to bars which prevent you from moving forwards or backwards but you can move from side to side.
In archaeology, Schöningen is famous for eight palaeolithic wooden spears found in an opencast mine near the town. The spears are about 270,000 years old, and are the world's oldest known wooden artifacts. They were found in combination with the remains of about 20 wild horses, whose bones contain numerous butchery marks. This is considered proof that early humans were active hunters.
Indricotherium lived in Asia during the late Oligocene and early Miocene epoch of the Tertiary Period, The Indricotherium is the largest land mammal known. The mean size of adults is estimated to have been 5m (16.5 ft) tall, 8m (26.5 ft) in length and a weight of about 15 tons. It was a herbivore that stripped leaves from trees with its down-pointing, tusk-like upper teeth that occluded forward...
This is a file full of locations to spot and take pictures of airplanes at Seattle Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Washington. The file is compleate with information on what lens you need, police reports, and light hours for each location.
After the war, the J.A. Jones Company gave a cutaway scale Liberty ship model, previously used for training purposes, to the city of Brunswick for public display. Exposed to weathering for many decades, the original scale model eventually deteriorated to such an extent that it had to be scrapped.
A new scale model, dubbed the City of Brunswick, was unveiled on August 23, 1991 an...
Fired from the castle at 13.00 every day (except Sunday)this gun lets the people of Edinburgh know when its time for a sandwich. If you are on Princes St (the shopping street below the castle)when it fires, you will notice many people checking their watch, just to make sure it's on time.
The gun is a L118 Light Gun.
- County borders in Norway (19 counties)
- Country border on land with Sweden, Finland and Russia.
- Sea-borders (200 nm economical zone normalized) around the mainland, Svalbard, Bjørnøya, Jan Mayen and Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island, South Atlantic Ocean).
- Land- and sea-borders (200 nm economical zone normalized) around Norwegian territorial claims (not prese...
For Millenia the inhabitants of the Heard Pond area were Indians from the Nipmucks, of the Algonquin tribe. In the early 1600's Herbert Pelham, first Treasurer of Havard College was given this land. Heard pond is well known in the birding community.