Tales of places

The Mysterious Shell Grotto in Margate, Kent

In 1835 a farmer from Kent, England, was running his usual daily work on the field when his shovel hit against something and opened a hole on the ground. From above it…

The Hoover Dam: the Mega-structure built at Great Expense

Often considered as one of the biggest engineering triumphs of America, the Hoover Dam is exceptionally big, especially considering the fact it was terminated in 1935. The solid structure supplies water, to…

The Gruesome Story of the Execution Dock in London

In the early 19th century the travellers who were to approach London through its harbour were witnesses of a macabre exhibition: the river was running along the gallows platforms from which a…

Niihau, the Forbidden Hawaii Isle

At that melancholic time of the day when the sun sets yet it is not ready to give up to the night, from the beach of Kekaha in the island of Kauai…

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