Aerial photos of the Pyrenees and Spain | Exclusive report by Author, Adventurer, Economic Innovator and Pilot Garrett Fisher

It is a special series we host, here on the transatlantic diablog. Based on the special, unique and very personal stories of author, adventurer and economic innovator Garrett Fisher. Now living in the south of Germany, Fisher originally moved there from the United States – with a special airplane. Here is another one of his photo-reports – about flying with an old aeroplane. In my last post … Continue reading Aerial photos of the Pyrenees and Spain | Exclusive report by Author, Adventurer, Economic Innovator and Pilot Garrett Fisher

The end of an island: The exceptional history of Dutch island Schokland

The early 20th century. The Netherlands worked out a special plan: Reclaiming parts of land from the sea and creating one of world’s largest man-made islands – just by building dykes and pumping out the water. In 1941/42 the Noordoostpolder was reclaimed and cultivated. Today, more than 70 years later, no building, street or canal is older than that. Almost. Exceptions are Urk, a town … Continue reading The end of an island: The exceptional history of Dutch island Schokland

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Notre-dame de Paris Cathedral | 7 facts about the architectual monument

It is one of the most famous monuments of French capital Paris: the cathedral Notre-dame de Paris. On April 15, 2019 a devastating fire destroyed large parts of the historic building. Here are seven facts about Notre-dame: 1. The name: Notre-dame de Paris. In English it means “Our Lady of Paris.” Many churches are named Notre dame – all of them are sanctified to the … Continue reading Notre-dame de Paris Cathedral | 7 facts about the architectual monument