Monte Palace – One of the most famous viewpoints in São Miguel Island

The complex was a 5-star hotel that opened in 1989. There were around 90 bedrooms as well Advertisements

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Museo Atlántico – The underwater museum in Playa Blanca

Jason deCaires Taylor is behind the calciferous creations found at Museo Atlantico, the only underwater museum in Europe in the Canary Islands. The Playa Blanca portfolio opened in 2016 approximately 40 feet below the surface in the Bahía de Las Coloradas off the south coast of Lanzarote. Taylor used locals as models for the 35 figure-strong “Rubicon” […]

Unwanted Garbage of the Khian Sea in Gonaives

On September 5, 1986, it left Philadelphia, carrying 14,855 tons of tons of ash. The city, desperately short of landfill space, had earlier tried to get rid of the garbage by paying neighboring states to take it. The barge headed for a island in the Bahamas owned by the Amalgamated Shipping Company, which had agreed to take […]

The deadliest accident in aviation history upon the ground of Tenerife

On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747 passenger jets, operating KLM Flight 4805 and Pan Am Flight 1736, collided on the runway at Tenerife North Airport in Tenerife. Resulting in 583 fatalities. The collision occurred when the KLM airliner initiated its takeoff run while the Pan Am airliner, shrouded in fog, was still on the runway and […]

Napoleon Bonaparte dead at St Helena

In 1815, the British government selected Saint Helena as the place of detention for Napoleon Bonaparte. He was taken to the island in October 1815. Britain also took the precaution of sending a garrison of soldiers, to uninhabited Ascension Island, which lay between St. Helena and Europe. Napoleon stayed at the Briars Pavilion on the grounds of […]