UNESCO World Heritage Site #28: Prambanan Temple Compounds

From the World Heritage inscription: Built in the 10th century, this is the largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva in Indonesia. Rising above the center of the last of these concentric squares are three temples decorated with reliefs illustrating the epic of the Ramayana, dedicated to the three great Hindu divinities (Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma) [...]

Awards Season

In addition to Baseball Hall of Fame announcements this week, we have the Oscar and Golden Globes coming up. In the Internet world, it is also awards season. Unlike the Oscars, everyone can participate in online awards. There are two big contests going on right now where I could use some support. The first is [...]

McEmirate’s: McDonald’s in Dubai

It has been awhile since I have been able to talk about McDonald’s. There were none in Cambodia, Vietnam or Laos (although there were KFC’s in Vietnam and Cambodia). Dubai, however, has everything manner of fast food you can think of. In addition to McDonald’s I’ve seen KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King and the oh [...]

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My name is Gary Arndt. In March 2007 I set out to travel around the world...
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