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What’s a Queenslander?

Some out of state people might think I’m referring to banana benders; the name given to people living in the sunshine state. But I’m talking about the unique architecture of the original wooden homes built especially for the sultry climate. Continue reading What’s a Queenslander?

Dar es Salaam’s Vibrant Village Museum

Photo courtesy: Moongateclimber — Wikimedia Commons

I was never a big fan of museums. I’ve woven my way through artifacts and paintings in most continents and only been excited by a few displays. Continue reading Dar es Salaam’s Vibrant Village Museum

A Hanoi Traditional House

Inside Ma May’s traditional two-storey house I ran my hand over the iron wood trimmings. I walked to the back of the hundred year old house where the kitchen stood in an open courtyard, sun streaming down from the open square. Continue reading A Hanoi Traditional House