The rock of Gibraltar separates the Atlantic from the Mediterranean. On the highest part of the rock stands the Signal House El Hache.
The Ice Cavern one of the most charming natural phenomena of the Alpine world.
View of the Via Mala. Road and view of the Trou Perdu, a gallery carved into the rock.
Tivoli, the ancient Tibur, whose charms are celebrated by Horace, Ovid, and Catullus, is of Grecian origin, and was, probably, of no little celebrity five hundred years before the foundation of Rome.
The Roman Pantheon, a temple for all the gods, is one of the most perfect examples of ancient architecture in its magnificent simplicity.
The Rath-Haus, or town-hall, at Cologne, is interesting, not merely from the singularity of its style, but from its connexion with the traditionary history of this ancient city.
The Monument of Philopappus is an ancient Greek mausoleum dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappus (65-116 AD), a prince of the kingdom of Commagene, Anatolia.
The Schönburg castle ruins on the Rhine, near Oberwesel. The 12th century hilltop castle was destroyed by the French during the War of the Grand Alliance (The Nine Years’ War… Read More
Tivoli, the ancient Tibur, is eighteen miles to the east from Rome, romantic in its waters, its hills, its herbage, or its ruins.
The sites of the numerous villas which once overhung every point of the romantic dells of Tivoli must be in great measure imaginary