Category Archives: Art In Modern Scotland

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy , usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1909;…
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Vikings History: An Overview of Culture and History

The seafaring Vikings (in Danish, the Vikinger) were a group of people that came from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. They made an enduring name for themselves in the 8th through the 11th centuries for being tactical warriors, smart traders, and daring explorers. In fact, they arrived in America 1,000 years before…
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A Majestic Line cruise: Explore the West Coast of Scotland and the Hebrides

The Majestic Line has been hosting Scottish cruising holidays on the waters off the West Coast for over 15 years. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://fotoman.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/1867410372.mp4"][/video] MV Glen Massan, MV Glen Tarsan, MV Glen Etive & MV Glen Shiel The idyllic coastlines and islands of the west coast of Scotland and the Hebrides are best visited from…
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Bethesda Fountain Central Park New York

The Bethesda Fountain, the gorgeous focal point of the Bethesda Terrace  is one of the largest fountains in New York, measuring twenty-six feet high by ninety-six feet wide. It is one of the most well known fountains in the world, and the statue at its center was the only sculpture to have been commissioned as a…
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