The most effective many years of our lives ?

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The best years of our lives ?

*cue the music from Pink Floyd’s “The Wall”….. *

Whoever stated that college was the most effective many years of our lives (and I’ve by no means been in a position to discover out who coined that a great deal quoted phrase) have to have been either deranged or aspect of an evil agenda. Mind you, in most means it is really a ton ton much better now than it was back again then.

A 3 shot HDR of the schoolroom at the Chiltern Open Air Museum….. a dreary home in which the only alternate to boredom was to learn a little something. And if you did not, you could count on a audio beating.

My primary one classroom appeared a ton like this *shudders* …. what about you, Mr Postlethwaite ?

Posted by The Unexplored on 2014-07-03 09:02:58

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Secondary Education

Habib Bourguiba Mausoleum in Monastir, Tunisia – December 2013

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Habib Bourguiba Mausoleum in Monastir, Tunisia - December 2013


Museum, mausoleum of Habib Bourguiba

Situated in the coronary heart of the metropolis

August three, 1903 in Monastir was born the very first president of impartial Tunisia, Habib Bourguiba, who was driving the place 41 years. In 1956 he freed the place from French colonization. Because 1956, dependent on the European design of society, he retains a range of reforms in the place: obligatory secondary education and learning, social defense, the prohibition of polygamy, equal legal rights for ladies and guys, and many others.

The mausoleum is embellished with 4 carved domes: a single exactly where there is a stone tomb of the president, included with gold, though 3 some others are painted in green in honor of his father, mom and very first spouse of the president. In close proximity to two minarets of gray marble, with golden domes. Artwork tiles increase a specific charm.

In 1963, the was constructed mosque Bourguiba (modeled Hammoud Pasha Mosque in Tunis), the prayer hall which can accommodate up to a time 1000’s of worshipers.

Posted by SaffyH on 2014-01-28 18:31:48

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Excellent Early morning Vietnam

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Good Morning Vietnam

Hi every person, I’m again soon after a prolonged hiatus, very well truly a summer trip that was put in generally in Vietnam and a very little in Thailand.

Most of my Vietnam travels had been put in in the Northeast or Northwest of Vietnam, in different provinces and towns where I stayed with area households and just attempted to fully grasp this lovely country a very little more. I am paying a substantial amount of money of my faculty holiday seasons subsequent calendar year instructing in Vietnam, Laos and Thailand so I guess you could phone this cultural gruntwork. It was a relocating expertise in so quite a few strategies, and it will be a terrific expertise going again subsequent calendar year to some of the same spots to serve the area communities in the way I know most effective, instructing.

In any case, I hope you take pleasure in this sequence as very well as the very little time I put in in Bangkok, once more. Thanks once more for your assistance, usually ☺ and I hope to catch up with your photographs before long far too (give me time!)

This shot was taken in Mai Chau, which is an astonishingly lovely valley in Hoa Binh province, and just one of the early entrance runners in the eco-homestay wave that is having above this area. Of class with the more and more popular homestays come a total sequence of difficulties like authenticity of expertise and environmental considerations, which I hope get addressed above time. In any situation, this is a lovely put to photograph. On this celebration, I experienced woken up early in the morning to go for a walkabout in the rice fields driving my homestay: the sun experienced however not completely risen but, but there had been people today currently doing the job in the fields and on their way to other fields in the distance.

It is been approximately a thirty day period considering that I was in this article, but there are images that continue to be in your head a prolonged time. My total continue to be in Mai Chau was just one such celebration.

The title for this picture is of class taken from the film of the same identify. RIP, Robin 🙁

Posted by Hansel and Regrettal on 2014-08-15 06:fifty seven:30

Tagged: , Mai Chau , Vietnam , valley , Hoa Binh , homestay , rice fields , hill tribes , White Thai , Black Thai

Science Education

Aboard the Tallship American Pleasure

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Aboard the Tallship American Pride

The superb pink sails you see here grace the historic vessel acknowledged as the American Pleasure, formal tallship of Prolonged Beach front, California, and element of a nonprofit that provides incredible science instruction encounters for young children. They also do charters, and I was thrilled to be aboard this ship yesterday for a a few-hour harbor excursion with lunch — a summer season celebration for personnel and company of Ami Adini & Associates of Los Angeles (the place I am the Complex Editor). We experienced a wonderful afternoon aboard this wonderful ship! (Olympus E-five & Zuiko nine-18mm zoom at 9mm, f/eight, one/800 sec., ISO two hundred, handheld — lying on my back!)

Click on the image to view big on black (or L to view in light box).

I apologize in progress for publishing and working tonight but will be back tomorrow to comment on your new perform.

Some of my perform is readily available on Redbubble (website link on my Flickr Profile web page).

Posted by Celeste M (more off than on) on 2011-08-29 04:07:42

Tagged: , American Pleasure , boats , Prolonged Beach front , platinumphoto