Traveling on a budget is not easy. If you research a little, you can get good hotel booking fares that are budget friendly. To save you from the effort, here are some of the major destinations in Europe that are easy on the budget.
Go, then, to New Hampshire where their by-word is “Live free, or die.” It is a silly motto and would be better rendered “Live free, or fight,” something feisty, bold, gutsy, uplifting. But at least the folks in New Hampshire mean well, though that isn’t always enough. After all, at a time of fiscal austerity, they have wasted millions promoting that foolish motto of theirs.
Pictures of Nohant reveal a sylvan fairyland, with appealing formal gardens and a large wild area in the English manner. At least Chopin may have had a few years of peace there.
Noon and 2:00 PM – Family Amphitheater Performances at Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., L.A. Join the jam with One World Beat. An adult must accompany children. Admission: $10 adults, $5 children 2-12. For more information, call (877) 722-4849.
Bruges is located in the expensive corner of Europe, but is quite reasonable when it comes to hotel booking fares and other expenses. The city has a wonderful old-world charm which attracts a large number of visitors every year. Bruges high season lasts from June to September. July and August are the peak months when hotel booking fares can rise a little bit.
We do not have to fight our battle for our heritage with axes and spears. We now have the Laws of Quantum Physics and the Sciences of Radionics and Orgone Generation strange cultural events to power our rituals.
The divine pair is kept hidden in the temple, but every year, the sword is brought out so that worshippers can touch and lift this very heavy 59-kilogramme weapon for good luck and protection. The sword is said to have special powers, and if you lift it three times, you will be protected. Provided if you have a pure and righteous heart. Modern day swords are still being used in Wushu, a traditional form of martial arts, but they weigh much less. But during the Qing dynasty, military examinations require aspiring soldiers to carry swords of different weights- 48, 60 or 72 kilogrammes to be exact.
Oh, and by the way, should you like a little light music to accompany this article, I recommend Edith Piaf singing “Autumn Leaves”, in both Johnny Mercer’s English and Jacquec Prevert’s French. It is superbe. You’ll find it in any search engine. Do it now before the falling leaves have all drifted past your window…