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Madness in a Modern World

Politicians who supported an asylum exclusively for Indians often justified the need by parroting the claims of alienists. These specialists in mental illness maintained that the pressures of the modern world led to an increase in insanity. The fact...

Day 19 of our 21 day adventure

We are leaving Avon today and heading out to Grand Island, NE. I am eager to get going since I am not really fond of this place. Don’t get me wrong… Colorado is a beautiful place. In fact, I would … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Jan 6, 2016

Old Steam Engine

Old steam engine. Probably provided power for a sawmill here in New England.Photo by R Clark...
by Eye on the Basin on Apr 15, 2015


FRESH @ White Ferry Area MapVictoria, The centre piece of this part of London is London Victoria Train, Tube and Coach Stations which are located a short walk from FRESH @ THE WHITE FERRY, VICTORIA Located around the Station complex is the Apollo and...
by Backpackers Hostels London on Jan 7, 2014

Tips and Advice for Staying in a Backpackers Hostel

Backpackers Hostels all over the world provide a great place to stay meet and mingle with other guests and explore your city of choice! The tips below will ensure that your stay is a great one!  Wake Up for Breakfast; FRESH Backpackers Hostel g...
by Backpackers Hostels London on Sep 12, 2013

A Working Steam Driven Cotton Mill – History Alive

Burnley, in East Lancashire, was once famous not only for its football team (“Up the Clarets!”) but also, maybe primarily, for its cotton mills. Burnley and its immediate neighbours were chiefly weaving towns in contrast with spinning tow...
by Around-England on Jul 9, 2013

Train Movies

One of the most magical movies featuring at train is the Polar Express. It brings back the joy we felt as children waiting for Santa Claus. This makes it a Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on May 13, 2013

Visit the Regional Railway Museum and Know about our Trains

Do you love trains? Then a visit to the Regional Railway Museum, Chennai, is a must. Did you know that the concept of a coach was drawn from a horse carriage? And did you know that the steam engine was used by a farmer to help him plough the fields?

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