• Castles, Forts and Military complexes

    Albanian Bunkers

    Albania built approximately half a million bunkers between 1975 and 1989. The Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha feared that other countries wanted to invade Albania and overthrow him. He commanded that every municipality in the country should produce and build bunkers,…

  • Bulgaria,  Government,  Politics

    Buzludzha

    This monument was built on the site of a historic battle, where 30 Bulgarian rebels fought against 700 Ottoman troops on the 31st of juli 1868. The Bulgarian rebels lost, and only 4 of them survived the battle, but it…

  • California,  Ghost towns,  Mines,  Schools and Education

    Calico

    Established in 1881. Largest silvermine in California, by the late 1800’s More than 500 mines, and a population of 3,500 people. In 1896 the government decided to regulate the price of silver, by introducing the “Silver Purchase Act”, witch made…