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Sydney Harbour Bridge romance

It’s not often that a civil engineering landmark is called romantic, but according to the Daily Mail, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is “the most romantic spot… 64 more words


Doubling up on London street names

Here’s another fun type of London street names: ones that aren’t the singleton, but are not an alley, road, yard, or any other street-sounding name. For instance, Austin Friars, Bevis Marks, Crutched Friars, London Wall, Perkins Rent, Petty France, and Shad Thames, to name but a few. 553 more words

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Simeon Guilford

Here’s a nice bio of Simeon Guilford, who was the engineer of the Union Canal Tunnel, the oldest existing transportation tunnel in the United States and a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. 16 more words


Local Tourists: PUNE Edition - Part 1

Today is the 6th of July, 2014. (Actually, it’s now the 7th of September ’14. Time escapes me. I started writing this post on the 6th of July and left it incomplete and unattended for so long. 1,354 more words