The Heddal Stave Church in Notodden

A stave, triple nave stave church and is Norway’s largest stave church. It was constructed at the beginning of the 13th century. After the reformation, the church was in a very poor condition, and a restoration took place during 1849–1851. However, because the restorers lacked the necessary knowledge and skills, yet another restoration was necessary in the […]

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Carhenge – The car- Stonehenge in the city of Alliance

The monument consists of 38 vintage American automobiles, all covered with gray spray paint, arranged in a circle measuring about 30 meter in diameter. Some are held upright in pits 1.5 meter deep, trunk end down, and arches have been formed by welding automobiles atop the supporting models. Carhenge replicates Stonehenge’s current dilapidated state, rather than the […]

Toho Studios – The home of Godzilla in Tokyo

A fictional monster, originating from a series of Japanese films of the same name. The character first appeared in Ishirō Honda’s 1954 film Godzilla and became a worldwide pop culture icon, appearing in various media, including 32 films produced by Toho, three Hollywood films and numerous video games, novels, comic books and television shows. Toho was created […]

A-ha – The Sun Always Shines in Teddington

The song was written by guitarist Pål Waaktaar. It was released as the third single from their debut studio album Hunting High and Low. “The Sun Always Shines on T.V.” was released in autumn 1985, becoming the second successful single from Hunting High and Low and one of the band’s most recognizable and popular songs. “The Sun […]

Château Frontenac – The historic hotel in Quebec

The hotel is situated in Old Quebec, within the historic district’s Upper Town. The Château Frontenac was completed in 1893, and was designed by American architect Bruce Price and overseen by William Van Horne, the Canadian Pacific Railway’s general manager and a key developer of the Canadian railway hotel system. The hotel was named after Louis de […]