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The Etiquette of the Turkish Bath/Hammam

The history of the world’s steam-bathing traditions is long, varied, and storied—from the 3rd Millennium B.C.E., Great Bath of Mohenjo-daro of the ancient Indus Valley civilization in Sindh, Pakistan, to sweat lodges and temazcals of the Native Americans, to steam bathing in the onsen (mineral-rich hot springs) and sento (heated water) of Japan, to the simple Russian banya. 1,578 more words

Let’s go to … Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The Harrogate Flower Show is almost upon us, but it’s not the only attraction luring visitors to the North Yorkshire spa town – there’s beer and Turkish Baths too

Travel

Budabudabudabudabudabudapest!!!

Here comes the Budapest blog!

Budapest was amazing! We stayed in a party hostel called Carpe Noctem (http://www.hostelworld.com/hosteldetails.php/Carpe-Noctem/Budapest/24308) I am not paid to advertize for them. 886 more words

Beer Bike

West Park Story!

Harrogate, is an elegant and historical spa town nestled in the southern flank of North Yorkshire and a mere hop, skip and a jump from the Yorkshire Dales, often simply referred to as “The Dales”. 798 more words

Wine

Anti-gravity and sex orgies

We’ve been given the opportunity to tour multiple labs at CERN. One of coolest was this Anti-matter factory! Every particle (proton, neutrino, etc.) all have an ‘opposite’ parter which is a similar particle just with an opposite electrical charge. 926 more words

Getting up close and personal with Turkey.

As a group, we started our day at the Blue Mosque. Before entering, all the women needed to cover their heads. I also needed to cover my legs because I was wearing leggings. 469 more words