As a first-year university student, I made a scheduling mistake which haunted me for four months: Art History at 8:00am. The positively inhumane class-meeting time was bad enough, but my freshman folly was exacerbated by the class format.
Where do you get your ideas for your next travel adventure? It’s fascinating to backtrack to where the inspiration for a journey originated – perhaps from Bill Bryson’s books, National Geographic’s photos or Anthony Bourdain’s cuisine.
The silence was deafening in the French Quarter. The hour – Monday morning at 11:00 AM – caused some of the stillness. But what happened on Sunday was the prime contributor. Locals love their football, and the night before, the New Orleans Saints beat the stuffing out of the Dallas
If you ordered a Buddhist temple with everything, it would look like the Gangaramaya Temple. Buddhist temples span the spectrum from downright plain to elaborately decorated, and this one is definitely at the high end.