The power of volcanoes forged the islands of Hawaii.
Postpone nothing as you could leave life right now Death is the one truth and as such an inextricable part of life. No matter what your beliefs are; you will die. Is Memento Mori a reminder that you must die, or that you must live… This famous painting by Philippe de Champaigne dates back toContinue reading “Memento Mori”
I have visited Bangkok quite a few times in the past. It is a loud, colorful, exciting city. Then I had to visit once more during lock down…the mood was quite different… Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/moonbeamryder
Are you interested in the cultural side of Bali? Here is a link to my YouTube channel. I created a little video about Nyepi. Check it out. If you’ve traveled to Bali, you must have heard about Nyepi Day, also known as the Day of Silence or the Balinese New Year which is celebrated inContinue reading “Nyepi, the day of silence.”
The habit of wearing face masks began in Japan in the early 20th century. The Spanish flu was sweeping over the planet at the time. 20 to 40 million people were killed (more than World War 1); it killed 5% of the population in India. Covering your face with a scarf or any other sortContinue reading “The face mask: key to a return to normalcy?”
🌾🌾🌾 The Straw Puppet Festival is set up by local farmers and promoted by the local tourist initiative in Mahasarakham province in the north eastern part of Thailand. It’s certainly very original and shows some fantastic creative work. There is also a food market and a stage area for your musical entertainment. Fun for theContinue reading “Esan Life: the straw puppet festival”
The colors of the sunset result from a phenomenon called scattering. Molecules and small particles in the atmosphere change the direction of light rays, causing them to scatter. Scattering affects the color of light coming from the sky, but the details are determined by the wavelength of the light and the size of the particle.Continue reading “The scattering of light”