The pearl of the Mediterranean opens its doors for you. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Barcelona in all its glory. You have a unique opportunity to reflect on the past, having made with us a fascinating walk through the oldest part of Barcelona – Gothic quarter .
Located in the heart of the Old town, this unique preserved in its integrity the medieval quarter will tell us about its 2000-year history of the Catalan capital. The era of the Roman colony of Barcino, preserved in the ancient ruins of the fortress walls, aqueduct and remains of the temple of Augustus, the capital of the Visigothic Kingdom, the invasion of the Moors, the Golden age of the Barcelona County consisting of the crown of Aragon in the Middle ages and its subsequent sunset in modern times, the historical transformation of the city in the twentieth century – on this and many other things will be the story for our exciting route. Our journey into the history of the city would not be complete without details such as old urban legends, stories of local saints, the daily life of the inhabitants of medieval Barcelona.
The starting point of our walk is the Central building of the Gothic quarter – Cathedral of the Holy cross and Saint Eulalia . the patron of the city. Like a precious casket, sealed Gothic façade, the Cathedral reveal its treasures: 26 luxurious in the decoration of the chapels with tombs Continue reading
The structure of machine quilting
Sewing machines were widely read; they are key process equipment in the manufacture of clothing. The appearance of the first sewing machines dates back to the end of the EIGHTEENTH and early NINETEENTH centuries.
The value of the machine in the clothing industry is very large, as for topstitching on the machine requires time hundreds of times less than a manual way. The quality of the performance of machine lines is significantly higher manual.
THE STRUCTURE OF MACHINE QUILTING
Connection of tissues on the machine occurs by means of two interlocking stretched threads: threads needles and threads of Shuttle. The method of weaving thread machine the stitches are divided into Shuttle and chain.
Two-line Shuttle stitch is most popular. It is called the Shuttle because in the formation of the stitch involved working body of the machine is a Shuttle. The Shuttle stitch one thread is at the top of the fabric, the other on the bottom, the weaving of threads going on inside of stitched fabric. Due to the fact that both threads are under tension and tend to straighten up, fabric in a seam are pressed (stitched) to one another.
A method of forming lock stitches (Fig. 2) is the following. The fabric passes through the loop of thread A (thread the needle), rewound from the reel. Under fabrics Continue reading
Top 10 oldest structures in the world.
Every day, walking in downtown St. Petersburg, I pay attention to the sights of our city, which, of course, everyone is familiar with:
St. Isaac’s Cathedral,
Engineer castle. Continue reading
Greatest monuments. Mahjong
Description of the game “Greatest monuments. Mahjong”:
“Exchange bones”, “Four rivers”, “Memory” and other kinds of the famous Chinese solitaire will distract you from worldly worries and will allow you to enjoy chores. And a stunning backdrop of the playing field with the image of the wonders of the world civilization is sure to delight you!
By the way, before the beginning of each stage in the game will be seven, you will be able to learn the history of a place, which is the world cultural heritage. This is the legendary Colosseum, the Egyptian pyramids and the Great wall of China. What is yet to come? To proceed to the next historical milestone you can, if you successfully complete 20 levels of the previous stage.
To catch the allotted time to solve the problem of each level, carefully review the rules of the game. For example, if in the traditional Mahjong you are required to find a pair of identical dice, the game “Find the odd” serves to do the opposite. Be careful! If you need immediate assistance, it offers a hint at the bottom of the screen. There you will be able to use “Shuffle all”, if possible moves will no longer remain.
Once the playing field will be a special Costa, hurry up to try them out. They all match to the selected bone will show, and will remove from the field all the bones selected Continue reading
In the Church of Sophia, standing without singing, this silent temple current travellers see or hear a Symphony, and not even the Symphony and the Oratorio, says p. P. Gnedich,” which has affected all the power, all the power of Architecture. What must have felt ambassadors are seekers of beauty – Vladimir, beholding the Church with a mosaic like painting ethereal, animate the service, elaborated over five centuries, i.e. in Sophia the wisdom of God, seeing and hearing the connection of all the arts, feeling and understanding of dogmatic wisdom is not dry in abstract words but expressed in all artistic ways, means. This aesthetic theology.
Arch, over which was powerless polutoratysyachnogo earthquake – “he is drawn to his boundless height and at the same time, it is felt that this roof is close to what he was, over you. It is not the desire in the infinite sky, the sky in otherworldly Gothic towers, – no, here the sky seems to be in the temple and the temple itself. already the run-up to the heavenly Palace.” In the gloom of the Gothic churches – too much of gloom and mystery. all reminiscent of the Dies irae, i.e. the resurrection of wrath and darkly sinister motives De profundism set up on the expectation of punishment and the torment or torturing contemplation. “Orthodoxy requires primarily light (knowledge), clarity, certainty, requires Continue reading