Like all Gothic churches in Spain, the Burgos Cathedral has soaring vaults, sturdy flying buttresses, and lavish chapels with saints, angels, and demons.
Travel, above all else, is an opportunity to learn, but if you’re lucky, sometimes it’s a chance to just have a laugh. When we travel, there isn’t a day that passes without at least one good chuckle.
Many holy places have impressive locations, and the Buddhist Cave Temples of Dambulla, Sri Lanka are, without a doubt, uniquely located.
Many people can count the amount of gold they own, well, on one finger. Add in earrings, necklaces, and a few bracelets, then maybe you’re up to a couple of ounces. But imagine that you’re doing a bit of reorganizing around the house and discover 5 tons of gold sitting in your storage room.
Bemidji (which is the Ojibwe word meaning “frozen brass monkey”) is located in northern Minnesota, and sits quietly on the beautiful and placid lake of the same name.
After days of destruction, Hurricane Harvey continues its path into the heartland of America. Authorities are calling the destruction and flooding in Houston and along the Texas coast some of the worst in US history.
The large, brown oak door stood partially open, the cavernous foyer was empty, and the museum was, as best we could tell, deserted.
“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.” — Henry David Thoreau