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Saint Catherine’s Monastery – The world’s oldest continually operating library in St Catherine
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Saint Catherine’s Monastery – The world’s oldest continually operating library in St Catherine

An Eastern Orthodox monastery is named after Catherine of Alexandria. The monastery is controlled by the autonomous Church of Sinai, part of the wider Greek Orthodox Church. Built between 548 and 565, the monastery is one of the oldest working Christian ...
Ensisheim meteorite – The oldest meteorite in the Western world is being exhibited in Ensisheim
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Ensisheim meteorite – The oldest meteorite in the Western world is being exhibited in Ensisheim

A stony meteorite that fell on November 7, 1492 in a wheat field outside the walled town of Ensisheim in then Alsace. The meteorite is an ordinary chondrite, it was described as triangular in shape, and it created a one-meter deep hole upon impact. ...
Orient Express – The famous terminal station in Istanbul
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Orient Express – The famous terminal station in Istanbul

A long-distance passenger train service created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits. The Orient Express was a showcase of luxury and comfort at a time when travelling was still rough. The route and rolling stock of the Orient Express chan...
Harley-Davidson – The serial one model is being exhibited in Milwaukee
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Harley-Davidson – The serial one model is being exhibited in Milwaukee

American motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1903. Harley-Davidson is noted for a style of customization that gave rise to the chopper motorcycle style. In 1901, 20 year-old William S. Harley drew up plans for a small engine, designed for use in a regular...

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