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Now I see more clearly. My awareness doesn’t divide me; it makes me aware of the division already within me.
As this fortified city full of towering kasbahs and crumbling walls took a beatings from the brutal rains, its citizens defected into more modern digs on the other side of the Ounila River, except for a stubborn few that remain in the formerly majestic ksar. Show More Summary
Up above Rue Saint-Jacques in Paris is a curious sundial designed by artist Salvador Dalí. Its human-like face is a scallop shell, while blue eyes with eyebrows like flames are cast in the concrete. The sundial was installed in 1966Show More Summary
Squashed between Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, the James Farley Post Office was built in 1912, and is proudly inscribed with the unofficial creed of the United States Postal Service: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Show More Summary
Believed by many to be haunted by fairies and other creatures of Celtic legend, the Dunino Den and its surrounding features definitely create a supernatural atmosphere. In the woods behind the Dunino church lies an ancient pre-Christian...Show More Summary
Built by a wealthy Bengali merchant with a penchant for art and luxury, the Marble Palace in Kolkata recalls a time when Calcutta was known for its opulence. The palace was built by Raja Rajendra Mullick in 1835 on the site of a Jagannath temple which was built by his father. Show More Summary
Tucked away on the second floor of an otherwise unremarkable apartment building in Bern, Switzerland, the Einsteinhaus (Einstein House) preserves the workspace which produced some of the most important ideas in science. Iconic physicist and all around genius, Albert Einstein lived in the flat at Kramgasse No. Show More Summary
Elevators could not be more predictable. Though some have ornate interiors and others have spare, utilitarian insides, they're hardly surprising. That's what makes this elevator in a former Macy's warehouse in Long Island City so remarkable. Show More Summary
Over 3,500 acres of roaring reservoirs, ancient temples, rocky cliffs and monsoon-swept plains make up the magnificent Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve, largest tiger reserve in India. Spread over five districts, Nalgonda, Mahaboobnagar, Kurnool, Prakasam and Guntur, Nagarjunasagar is much more than a big cat sanctuary. Show More Summary
Known as the Castro culture, the Celtic people who once settled the northern parts of what is now Spain and Portugal from approximately the 9th century BC to the Roman era built extensive stone settlements and hill forts. Their distinctive circular structures are still found, centuries later, scattered across the modern countryside. Show More Summary
After its beginnings as the world's largest submarine library, the Submarine Force Museum now also holds countless pieces of sub-maritime history. Located on Connecticut's Thames River the US Navy's official repository of submarine history covers a number of exhibit halls, research areas and even a real-life nuclear submarine. Show More Summary
Air Canada unveiled some details today about their soon-to-be Boeing 787 fleet, and even made a pretty spiffy website about the new plane. They’ll take delivery of their first 787 in the spring of 2014. They’ll be taking delivery ofShow More Summary
The American Express Platinum and Centurion cards still come with Priority Pass Select membership. And Priority Pass Select membership gets cardholders into US Airways lounges and into some American lounges. This isn’t as good as the...Show More Summary
When you think of December celebrations, dancing elves and Christmas songs fill your head. But there is more to December than Ol’ Saint Nick. While you were busy standing in line to get the hottest new appliances to put under the tree,...Show More Summary
Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. Our eyes and (to a larger extent) our faces are the windows to our soul. Michael Clemmer writes: According to the ancient Chinese tradition of xiàng shù (face reading), the lines of our faces reveal not only the type of life we have lived but also how long we will live. The lines of our [...]Show More Summary
Back in July I wrote about the TSA’s plans to open up registration directly in the Pre-Check program. For those of you not familiar with Pre-Check, it’s an expedited airport security screening process available at select airports inShow More Summary