Tag: Great Britain

  • Things to do: use the channel tunnel

    Things to do: use the channel tunnel

    Admittedly this is mostly a symbolic thing to do, since all tunnels look alike. Nevertheless, the channel tunnel between Calais and Dover, connecting France to Great Britain, is a very impressive engineering feat, and that makes it worth visiting. See on: Google maps, OpenStreetMap (Image courtesy of wikimedia commons)

  • Things to do: visit the Fox Talbot museum in Lacock village, England

    Things to do: visit the Fox Talbot museum in Lacock village, England

    The englishman William Henri Fox Talbot was one of the most important inventors of photographic processes. He invented the calotype process, one of the earliest photographic processes. He was also one of the earliest photographers. In the abbey of┬áLacock village in Wiltshire, England, Fox Talbot took in 1835 a photo of a lace window. The…