Flashes from our past – 002

1893. Man, probably Tempest Anderson’s (pioneer of vulcanology) team member standing in a spiracle on a lava plain in Iceland   1906. Italian village Boscotrecase destroyed by volcanic ash and lava during Vesuvius eruption   1924. Calvin Coolidge (right) 30th president of United States on his Vermont farm with his wife (left) and son John (middle) […]

Yugoslavian summers – 1983-85

I found a huge photobase on flickr of a british woman Cynthia Hilsden. There’s thousands of holiday and travel pictures in this goldmine. I bring you today some amazing images from 1980-s Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia wasn’t a classic East-block country over the iron curtain, however marshall Tito – leader of the multinationalist country – formed a strong […]

Leningrad 1958 Part 1

Saint Petersburg was founded in 1703 and today has more than 5 millions citizens – it’s the second biggest city of Russia. The city has a unique charm, its downtown is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Saint Petersburg was renamed to Petrograd in 1914 and to Leningrad in 1924. The images in this post […]

Smoking Santa Claus

Smoking is a bad habit and if we are right, advertising this habit in television or ads is strictly prohibited in most of countries. But this was not true in the past so tobacco companies used celebs to sell their products to people. Of course, Santa Claus was also used in such advertisements, today we […]