Castles Of Scotland
Castles have long been a historical and cultural symbols of Scotland. Almost every travel booklet on Scotland, you can see their colorful photos and advertising and educational tours. On the territory of today’s Scotland there are about 3000 objects that fall under the description as a lock, since this term covers a wide range of different types of individual buildings and large complexes.
After a thousand-year historical way, most locks have undergone many changes. Some are less fortunate, and today they are ruins. Others managed to survive in reasonable condition, having gradually turned into either museums or hotels. Several have become iconic tourist attractions, through which the year passes by several tens of thousands of visitors. In any, even in the most remote corner of Scotland, be sure to see the castle, which will offer guests a unique opportunity to touch the past. Walk the narrow spiral staircase to dine to the sounds of bagpipes in the Parade Hall, as did the noble Lords, or even stay in the apartments in which in the distant past has hosted famous royals such as Queen Mary Stuart. And (where possible) to climb the walls and towers to enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding natural landscape.
The most part, the extant Scottish Continue reading
Pavers. Machinery for asphalt. Road construction
Successful people all the time in motion. And motion is speed: not hurried and was on the sidelines of life. To understand it in a figurative and in the literal sense. But no good road no good speed. The good road is good and smooth asphalt. While more economical option. Need same every year hundreds (if not thousands) of kilometers of new and repaired roads. Of course, should be in abundance and technology that will produce, deliver and lay asphalt on the road. And, anyhow, because fast cars are low-slung, because any unevenness may turn into a disaster. All equipment must be professional quality and to be able to provide styling almost perfect surface. If asphalt has all the same rules, then over time such road is just getting smoother and quieter.
Types of equipment
This should include the mechanisms that are involved in the preparation of the roadbed, deliver to the place of laying hot asphalt, leveled and tamped it:
– milling machines; – drum faucets; – kohary; bitumen boilers; – asphalt; – skating rinks.
Not necessarily that we were using all types of technology. For example, rollers are used when fit the so-called extruded concrete, which is a crumb of asphalt associated with limestone. Continue reading
The most “Scottish” town of Australia.
As previously reported, “Morningsiders” on Australia day we went to conquer the vastness of New South Wales with the master plan for the development of the Waterfalls – the section of highway between the towns of Armidale and Dorrigo. But there still had to get on the road, i.e., probably on the route of the main highway along the East coast of Australia we still had a number of “not closed” short travel of the objects.
The first day assumed 400-km March to Coffs harbour city on the North coast of new South Wales, where, as you know we have not got, because the city was cut off by the floods. But in addition to Coffs in the plan were also a couple of cities that were previously prokatyvalis on the highway at speed limit, but where I really wanted to go study. In consultation, we gave priority to the town of Maclean (McLean). Continue reading