We stayed at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess, which is centrally located in the main city of Hamilton.Within a few minutes, we walked from the hotel property to the main downtown area.They faced the Hamilton Harbor where you can view many grandiose yachts and homes across the water.
A female devotee pays tribute to Kal Bhairav, a stone image of Hindu deity Shiva in his destructive representation.
Kathmandu Durbar Square has been declared safe, but the clean-up and reconstruction efforts have been slow due to lack of infrastructure and resources.
The many men, women and children who spend their days glued to their smartphones and social media accounts might learn something from Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the groundbreaking megahit “Hamilton.” Asked in an interview with Delta Sky magazine when and where he finds time to be creative, Mr.
Miranda, an avid reader of books and enthusiast for unfettered downtime, replied: “The good idea comes in the moment of rest. It comes when you’re doodling or playing trains with your son.
But, within an instant, we had already fallen in love.
Please join us on a small tour around sections of Hamilton in this photo essay of Front Street Bermuda.
No doubt you’ve seen the following scenarios, probably many times:• Young couples out to dinner pull out their smartphones to check messages, emails and social networks even before scanning the menu, and check their phones repeatedly throughout the meal.• Shoppers and commuters standing in line, people crossing busy streets, even cyclists and drivers whose eyes are on their phones instead of their surroundings.• Toddlers in strollers playing with a digital device — a parent’s or perhaps even their own — instead of observing and learning from the world around them.• People walking down the street with eyes on their phones, bumping into others, tripping over or crashing into obstacles. I remember being amazed, as a Times reporter back in the early 1980s, when I started using word processing and realized how much faster I could write an article.
Observations like these have prompted a New York psychotherapist to ask, “What really matters? In her enlightening new book, “The Power of Off,” Nancy Colier observes that “we are spending far too much of our time doing things that don’t really matter to us.” Both in and outside her practice, she has encountered many people who have become “disconnected from what really matters, from what makes us feel nourished and grounded as human beings.”The near-universal access to digital technology, starting at ever younger ages, is transforming modern society in ways that can have negative effects on physical and mental health, neurological development and personal relationships, not to mention safety on our roads and sidewalks. Now computers save tons of time and effort and avert countless embarrassing errors because I can look up facts, figures, spelling, definitions and scholarly publications without leaving my ergonomic chair.
I really enjoyed walking around and fully absorbing the sights and sounds of Hamilton.
It was amongst the first moments we had to soak up the warm sun, feel the cool breeze off the ocean, and admire the huge palm trees.