She Was India’s ‘Frida Kahlo’
The bold red lip. The dark, enigmatic brows. Leaning up against the wall with her hair braided tight, the young woman looked every bit like Frida Kahlo, posing for a shot with her photographer-lover. She was also an artist – albeit, comparatively unsung – in her own right. Meet Amrita Sher-Gil, Indi
431 steps to enlightenment.
If Heaven is in the sky, logic suggests those who aspire to be there need a way to get there. At the 10,000 Buddha monastery, that answer comes in the form of a stairway comprised of 431 steps set into the side of a mountain. Conceived in 1949 by the reverend Yuet Kai, he and his disciples moved the stones and building materials up the mountain completing the effort in 1957. Download our free e-book and check out this story and more at hongkong.cathaypacific.com
Man Serenades to 4 Kittens and Keeps Them Enthralled
This man serenades to a small group of music loving kittens. Four kitties come gather around in front of a musician when he plays the guitar and sings on the streets of Pangkor, Malaysia. Photo: Dunia KucingThe owner of the video wrote online: 'My friend just finished his buskin...
Cœur de l'Histoire
The story of how Scotland got it’s name is an interesting one. Meritaten, nicknamed Scotia, was an ancient Egyptian queen of the eighteenth dynasty (14th century BC), and the first of six daughters born to Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife, Nefertiti. Her name means “She who is beloved of Aten”; Aten being the sun-god her father worshipped. Scotia settled in what is now Scotland, after the Hyksos were expelled from Egypt. -Robert Sepehr Copyright © 2012 Antediluviana. A