Going down south of Inle Lake brings you to a serene lake side village far from the normal tourists’ tracks. Phaya Taung village is a charming village on the lake side offering home to different tribes from the area as well as a huge monastery. The comfortable resort with less than 10 bungalows on stilts is run by a friendly Pa O husband and wife team who set up this community based tourism project in this quiet part of the lake. Don’t expect souvenir shops or restaurants in this part of the lake. This short extension from Inle Lake is perfect for nature lovers who love to go off the beaten track and discover communities in this beautiful part of Shan state and our favourite part of the lake.
Skip the long lines and follow your top-rated guide: you will be led into a full immersion in the habits and lives of the ancient times.First you will see the highlights of the archaeological site of Pompeii, from the gymnasium to the Forum. Step into the theatres and test their acoustics perfection, walk into the shops and the bakeries, and visit the House of Menander and the Baths. End the tour into the Forum and follow your guide to Oplontis, where the Villa of Poppea will enchant you. Surrounded by a beautiful garden, the villa was built in honour of the emperor Nero's wife - and the magnificence of the frescoes and mosaics will leave you breathless. In the end, you will visit Herculaneum. Among the buildings that can be visited are the "Palestra" (gym) and the houses whose walls are decorated with spectacular frescoes such as Casa di Nettuno e Anfritrite, Casa dello Scheletro, Casa dell'Alcova e Casa del salone nero .
This is the best Tour for you if you are traveling on Business/Work Trip to New Delhi, India and you have some free time to explore around.This Tour will take you around to Mughal Era of India with sight of Modern India from Delhi to Agra. In this spam of time enjoy Taj Mahal (Closed of Fridays) symbol of Love made by Emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal, followed by visiting Agra Fort also know as Red Fort. While driving from Delhi to Agra enjoy sight of Modern India Yammuna Express Way (Motor Way) one of the finest Motor Way in India.Visiting Taj Mahal during sunset and sunrise gives the best view of this beautiful monument with stay in Taj Facing Hotel Accomodation where one can always stay in focus with this beautiful monument.While in Agra enjoy street food with local bazzar visit, gives feeling of Mughal Era. Narrow street's, busy market with people, rickshaw's (Rickshaw Ride Optional) and plenty of shops to look around.
A complex, real-life simulatorTake matters into your own hands and control your second universe filled with Sims. Create unique Sims and customize them to your liking. Start new families with other Sims that you encounter, get jobs in certain locations, buy various items, start beautiful & green gardens, and build up impressive houses! The Sims 3 is basically a second life but in a more fun and goofy kind of way.Create exceptional charactersThe Sims 3 features an outstanding amount of customization tools that allow creating your Sim. Decide if your Sim is going to be male or female. Regulate your Sim’s skin tone and eye color. Choose from different hairstyles, and a variety of torso options with different shirts. For each different design, there are 3 unique customizations with colors that you can choose. Prepare yourself for long hours checking out all possibilities! If you don’t want to customize your Sim, use the randomization tool and wait for surprising results. If your new Sim has already his/her physical appearance, decide about his/her personality.There are many different personality types from among you can choose from. Create an average, well-rounded Sim, a Sim who is friendly to an entire neighbourhood, a jerk, a sleaze, a power-seeker, or a maniac. Then from persona, you get to pick six or five different traits from a pretty generous list. Your sim can by shy, conversationalist, have a good sense of humor, have no sense of humor, easily impressed, bored, vain, modest, mean, spirited, and many many more! Of course, don’t forget to name your Sim.Build your own house structuresBuild amazing, extensive homes for your Sims. Use the house creation tool and dive into the ocean of possibilities. Build all wall structures, buy fancy furniture, spend more money on upgrades, and get your house bigger and bigger. Purchase hundred different items for each room in your house, there are various types of TV sets, couches, refrigerators, and showers. Upgrade your items to get a higher quality and enjoy luxurious spaces inside your house.Discover a huge worldSims 3 features a vast, open world filled to the brim with different places, locations, and attractions. Every single building is a different place you can go to. Meet different sim characters living on various streets and houses. Visit restaurants, shops, bars, and beautiful parks. Find a job for your Sim to provide him simoleons, a virtual currency available at the Sims series. Visit neighbor houses, explore different areas, meet new Sims, get new jobs, stock up on inventory, and even fish at a beautiful lake.Fall in love & start a familyMeet other Sims and fall in love with someone special. If your Sim has a significant other, he can propose to start a marriage. Start a family with your wife or husband and prepare yourself for new responsibilities.Make your dreams come trueBuy a telescope for your baby to make him dream about the astronomer's career. A completely new system of dreams provides dreams and desires into your Sims heads. If your Sim meets someone attractive, he can dream about dating this person. Dreams can appear and then vanish, they’re not stable and fixed.
A cultural icon, consummate interviewer and guiding light behind some of the most popular documentaries ever made, Alan Whicker’s quiet brand of incisive, insightful television journalism has enthralled audiences for the last six decades. This second volume showcases the diversity of his output from aristocracy to Disneyland, from the majesty of Alaska to the fl eshpots of Los Angeles.The Aristocracy BusinessAlan Whicker investigates the aristocracy, talking to rich peers and land-owners, including the Baron of Guiseborough, the Baron of Faversham, Viscount Down, and George Howard (Castle Howard).Tankers/Boat People (Hong Kong)It’s the Chinese New Year’s Day and Alan Whicker focuses on a picturesque Chinese race and their strange ‘centuries-old’ pattern of life - the Boat People, whose homes, shops, restaurants and brothels (or ‘flower-boats’) all float.Devil’s IslandThe most dreaded island in the world has been undisturbed and decaying for a few silent years. Alan Whicker seeks out ex-convicts who survived the Island’s unspeakable cruelties, and parts the curtain on a grisly stage where 75,000 Bagnards lived, fought and died.Pixie Dust on the Goodie Goodie LandAlan Whicker discusses the coming of Disneyworld to Florida. The special magic of Disneyworld is explored and Whicker finds himself judged unacceptable by the tribe of ‘apostles’ preparing to spread pixie dust on ten million people a year.Large Sums of Money Have a Very Fusty SmellIn one of Whicker’s most riveting interviews, Charmain Biggs, wife of Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, talks at length about the background to his part in the robbery, his dramatic escape from Wandsworth and their life on the run in Australia where they were eventually discovered.Anchorage, Alaska - The Ultimate Dream, the Last Chance to do it RightAlan Whicker heads north to the spectacular landscpe of Alaska. It has the most hostile conditions in the world; Winter temperatures average minus 60 degrees, if there’s a wind, it can plummet below minus 100 degrees and the nights last two months.Nothing is Utopia, This Comes Pretty CloseAlan Whicker meets some of the 50,000 Britons that have made Los Angeles their home, drinking in English-style pubs and playing cricket. He interviews Christopher Lee and Peter Sellers and also meets that model of Englishness, Patrick Macnee, who admits he would like to die in Dorset.The Absolute MonarchAlan Whicker joins the Sultan of Brunei (reputedly the richest man in the world) in his kingdom on the island of Borneo. He joins in the silver jubilee celebrations and meets the Sultan’s family and his army.Special Features:None Listed
In this modern-day Orpheus tale, one man descends into Paris’s hellish underworld to find his missing wife — and learn the dark secrets of her past. Adam Füst thought he knew his wife, Honnie. But when he begins investigating her sudden disappearance, he’s shocked to find so much of her a mystery. In order to find Honnie, Adam must enter the darkest shadows of the City of Lights. Paris’s sex shops, dark streets, and the people who inhabit them simultaneously repel Adam and draw him deeper, giving him a painfully clear look into Honnie’s past — and his own soul. Adam’s grief eventually gives way to his obsession with finding Honnie, taking his very sanity to the breaking point. Will learning the truth about Honnie push him over the edge? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Kayser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/004411/bk_brll_004411_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The yearning for a life of pared-down purity has built to a roar, and Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter-the husband-and-wife owners of General Store, one of California's most talked-about shops-are at the forefront. In Abode: Thoughtful Living with Less , these tastemakers make a graceful case for living better no matter your budget or abilities, guiding you to create a space this is simple and true. Their time-tested methods create interiors that maximize openness, strip a building back to its bones, and amplify natural light, evoking unpretentious tranquility. The blueprint for their signature aesthetic is all here: the embrace of elemental materials, curation of handcrafted objects, and collection of furnishings from eras when craftsmanship was king. This edit of Mitnik-Miller and St. Peter's greatest collaborations will take you through their breathtaking rooms, masterpieces of warm minimalism. Abode is a glimpse into the couple's process and a guide to manifesting your own beautiful interiors.
'One of our most original writers. Sarah has almost created an entirely new form of writing in her novels that is hers and hers alone' John Boyne it happened, again and again and again and again and again. Together apart. In love in aching. Tangled unravelling. Ana and Connor have been having an affair for three years. In hotel rooms and coffee shops, swiftly deleted texts and briefly snatched weekends, they have built a world with none but the two of them in it. But then the unimaginable happens, and Ana finds herself alone, trapped inside her secret. How can we lose someone the world never knew was ours? How do we grieve for something no one else can ever find out? In her desperate bid for answers, Ana seeks out the shadowy figure who has always stood just beyond her reach - Connor's wife Rebecca. Peeling away the layers of two overlapping marriages, Here is the Beehive is a devastating excavation of risk, obsession and loss.
'One of our most original writers. Sarah has almost created an entirely new form of writing in her novels that is hers and hers alone' John Boyne it happened, again and again and again and again and again. Together apart.In love in aching. Tangled unravelling.Ana and Connor have been having an affair for three years. In hotel rooms and coffee shops, swiftly deleted texts and briefly snatched weekends, they have built a world with none but the two of them in it. But then the unimaginable happens, and Ana finds herself alone, trapped inside her secret. How can we lose someone the world never knew was ours? How do we grieve for something no one else can ever find out? In her desperate bid for answers, Ana seeks out the shadowy figure who has always stood just beyond her reach - Connor's wife Rebecca. Peeling away the layers of two overlapping marriages, Here is the Beehive is a devastating excavation of risk, obsession and loss.