The Ghost village of Imber, Wiltshire #UK. In 1943 the residents of Imber were given just 47 days notice to pack and leave by the British government so that American soldiers could use the village as battle practice before D Day .It is still standing and every Christmas people are allowed back in to worship at the church
How to Plan the Perfect Eurail or Interrail Trip Around Europe. Most people gets confused on what type of ticket you should use for this massive adventure trip of a lifetime. Interrail or Eurail are easy to do once you understand and know what you want to do for this journey. Eurail is for non- European citizen and/or non-EU residents. Interrail is for European citizen and/or EU residents with Non- EU passports (Proof of residency required).
You can't blame the residents of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch in Wales for preferring to call their village Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, or Llanfairpwll. According to expert Adrian Room, this astonishing name (the longest in the UK, and one of the longest in the world) means something along the lines of "St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool of Llantysilio of the red cave" or "St Mary's by the white aspen over the whirlpool, and…
The Victorians liked to have their social classes clearly defined. The working class was divided into three layers, the lowest being 'working men' or labourers, then the ‘intelligent artisan’, and above him the ‘educated working man’. In reality, things were not so tidily demarcated. Photo: Glasgow slum, 1868