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... of it) is far easier. No time soon will I forget the 12 inches to a foot 3 feet to a yard mantra. Other than the change in measuring units, the work I am currently doing is not indifferent to some previous work that I have done. All people in the architecture department have been helpful and welcoming and I'm enjoying it so far! I have visited Auburn University and had a slight insight into the extravagant lives of college kids in the US. I clearly haven't watched ...
Left New Orleans Hotel and had breakfast next door as breakfast the day before, was hideous. As we were sitting there, one of the staff from the hotel came and asked us to move our bikes so we did and that pretty much sealed our opinion of the hotel.
The weather was looking a little ominous on the way and we had a 550 km ride so did not fancy that in the rain. However, we were lucky and not a drop fell on us during the ...
-Rainer Maria Rilke
Book of Images
And you wait. You wait for the one thing
that will change your life,
make it more than it is--
something wonderful, exceptional,
stones awakening, depths opening to you.
In the dusky bookstalls
... see the beignets being made, amazing, a mass-production line, two guys casualy tossing handsful of the fresh cut dough over their shoulders into vats of boiling oil, out come these delicious bites, to waiting servers, smothered in sugar powder, to the table piping hot. Delicious! Stroll in and out of shops, see the Praline, taste that, try the deadly hot sauce, yep, it's hot. Cafe, live music, walk on to the French Market, got to try a hot 'gator, oh, and spicy Bloody Mary ...
... scenic, but not for any conventional reasons. We weave our way through town, with the neighbourhood getting rougher and rougher, bars on the windows and people just sitting outside their houses staring out at the street. It pretty much went from first world in the centre of town to third world on the outskirts – a town in Botswana would not have looked out of place in some of those neighbourhoods.
We make it out of town ...