Our old friend Elettra Wiedemann bursts in breathlessly, pulling the scarf from her swan-like neck and throwing it to the side.
In the ruins of all that was before lies reason. And so, in order to understand the present, we need to look to the past.
After two days in Fujian, we flew from Xiamen to Yangzhou, a city in China’s Jiangsu province that straddles the Grand Canal north of the Yangtze River.
In any case, by the time we said goodbye to Mr. Wang and boarded a plane due southeast, I was ready for the country. A couple of hours later we landed in Xiamen, a city of some 4 million people in southeastern Fujian.
On my first morning in Fujian, I woke up at dawn to the sound of rushing water. Rising from bed, I slid open one of the old wooden windows of my room, which was situated within a 180-year-old mountain dwelling in southeastern China.
If you find yourself at Timber Cove Resort on California’s ruggedly cinematic coast, chances are you’ll hear music that you’ll strain to remember the lyrics of, and which band sung it.
How do you take a concept like Rudolf Steiner’s 12 senses that revolutionized the education field and put it into practice in a hotel?
“What gives value to travel is fear,” said Albert Camus. “It breaks down a kind of inner structure we have. One can no longer cheat—hide behind the hours spent at the office… Travel robs us of such refuge.
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An unusual limestone façade peels back to reveal the new face of Sir Victor Hotel.
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