During the full moon of March of every year, people in India and South Asia celebrate Holi, the Hindu Festival of Color. Also known as the Festival of Love, Holi is the celebration of the triumph of good over bad. From Wikipedia: Holi celebrations start with a Holika bonfire on the night before Holi where […]
The most important survival tips some of us will ever learn: how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew. Use a screw Tighten a screw into the cork then use pliers or fingers to pull out the cork. Instead of a screw you could use a hook or anything else that has a […]
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The tale behind the proverb goes: “Once upon a time there was a frog who spent all his life in the bottom of a Well. This frog was very content with life: he enjoyed hopping around his beautiful dark home; he was never short of insects to eat; and he had water to swim in. […]
There is something to be said for solitary journeys. Every long trip taken alone has the potential to turn us into a different someone. Hours alone in thought. Time away from the familiar. The almost sedative background drone of churning engine parts and the hypnotic rickety-rick of steel wheels turning over rail tracks. On long […]
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A little idle entertainment: help the caveman escape the volcano by getting him to his raft. Earth’s largest recognized volcano hides in the Pacific Ocean about 1,600 km east of Japan. Tamu Massif is about 4,460 meters tall and covers an area of approximately 310,798,701,861 Square Meters (120,000 square miles).
Definition Trav·el v. trav·eled or trav·elled, trav·el·ing or trav·el·ling, trav·els v.intr. To go from one place to another, as on a trip; journey. To go from place to place as a salesperson or agent. To be transmitted, as light or sound; move or pass. To advance or proceed. To go about in the company of […]
True Lord of the Rings, J.R.R Tolkien wrote: “All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall […]
Sometimes. Maybe this holds true some times. I’ve travelled with people I love, travelled to meet people I love and shared journeys with people I don’t particularly like. Could be the me I am, maybe I rub people the wrong way up, but I sometimes feel differently about travel companions on the way home than […]