I’ve heard – Rivers rising in the Himalayas nourish 20% of the earth’s people. I’ve heard – Himalayan glaciers feeding those rivers are receding at an alarming rate. Check out receding glaciers in… Continue reading
…AS NOTED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF “NUBRA VALLEY ODYSSEY” Saw this in a shop window – had to buy it!
Victoria’s totem pole in Beacon Hill Park is the world’s fourth-tallest totem pole, a 38.8-metre (127 ft) work carved by Kwakwaka’wakw craftsman Mungo Martin, and erected in 1956 and was when built, the world’s tallest.
“Is that honest?” Wingwright asked, admitting to himself that the question was fatuous . . . “We’re running a government here, Sir. Honesty has nothing to do with it . . .”