Itinerary North India 4 Day Golden Triangle tour.

Day 01 : Arrival Delhi Meeting and Assistance on Arrival at Delhi Airport and transfer to hotel, if time allows enjoy city tour covering – India Gate (War Memorial Arch), Lakshminarayan Temple (a modern Hindu Temple), also drive past President’s House, Parliament street, and Government Secretariat Buildings. Overnight stay in Delhi hotel. Day 02: Delhi…

The World’s Greatest Artist

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
He’s had the longest career of any artist in history, and at a considerably advanced age is still crafting new works. He creates in every medium–sculpture, engraving, painting, even performance art–and the scale of his work runs from the subatomic to the cosmic. Some of his works last for microseconds, others for eons. Have…

Thinking big in a small world

Originally posted on Rationalising The Universe:
Rationalising the Universe was never set up as a facility to express opinion, unless in relation to the forefront of science and the perimeter of human knowledge. On the odd occasion opinion based comment seems relevant, for example during the European Referendum in June 2016 (to no avail) and again in my…

Pizza with a slice of history

Article source: bagnidilucca.wordpress.com Bagni di Lucca and Beyond While walking down Via dei Fossi in Florence yesterday I came upon this pizza restaurant in a gorgeous old building. I have no idea how old it is, but I wonder what the people who built would think now. The beautiful carvings would have taken months to…

Poetry and History

Originally posted on Yesterday and today: Merril's historical musings:
Monday Morning Musings With Susan Weidener at my poetry workshop for her Women’s Writing Circle ? “Prose is words in their best order; poetry is the best words in their best order.” –Samuel Taylor Coleridge “Herodotus says, “Very few things happen at the right time,…

Banned Books Throughout History

Article source and image credit to: readandsurvive.com Read & Survive September 26−October 2, 2016 Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –librarians,…

Singshore Bridge and a Newari Meal

Originally posted on thatmishmash:
A quaint suspension bridge in Sikkim ,  some distance away from Pelling , is breathtaking.Connecting two gorges in West Sikkim , this is the second highest suspension bridge in the Asian continent. Surrounded by waterfalls , prayer flags swaying and splendid views of verdant valleys, this is a lovely place to…

Wandering around Kathmandu, Nepal

Originally posted on Stories from Europe:
Last year in September, I visited my family in Nepal along with my boyfriend, Stasiek. Since I had started working full-time from March that year, I could take only 16 days off to visit my family. I knew it was ridiculously short but there wasn’t much I could do…

Chandragiri , Nepal

Originally posted on Life as we see it..:
  Chandragiri has been a traditional spot for pilgrims as the famous Bhaleswar Mahadev temple is situated atop.  Recently, however, the Nepal government has been determined to make it an international tourist destination. Though there are stone stairs right to the top of the hill, a new…

A Great Ocean Walk

Originally posted on Out an' About:
To me being near the ocean is food for the soul and nourishment for the senses.  A day of coastal walking, going to sleep after a big dose of sea air and ocean views and waking up to the sound of crashing waves is like heaven on earth.  But let’s back track.…