We visited Nepal in 1969 or ’70, when I was about seven years old. The country had only recently been opened to tourism, after a Russian named Boris Lisanevich persuaded the then king that this would be a good source of income for his impoverished country. Boris himself ran the first hotel, called the Palace because… Continue reading Early Tourist in Nepal
Reflections on Brand and Homogeneity
My daughter’s school year ended in mid-June (with three intense weeks of tests, quizzes, and papers), and we left Milan almost immediately for a trip up the middle of the United States. We started in Texas, where I have relatives, and pleasant memories from my days at the University of Texas (Austin). I love that… Continue reading Reflections on Brand and Homogeneity
Coupland, Texas – At Home in the Country
Ross can make friends with anything equine, including Rosie & Bill’s semi-wild donkeys. Even Bubba, the herd boss, fell to her blandishments. Maisie was a tougher nut to crack. Here they’re pretending to ignore each other. You might also like: No related posts.