In September 2011, I was residing in Dachau, Germany after embarking upon a yearlong volunteer service with Action Reconciliation Service for Peace at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.
The Oriental Nicety, age 26, left the mortal world amidst huge negative publicity on June 29, 2012, at the Alang shipbreaking yards in India after meeting with an unfortunate fatal accident.
Howkins, who is a historian of Antarctica, writes of the sense of legitimacy that seems to settle on historians after they visit the places they study, especially if the places they study are little-visited by outsiders in general.
Technology is an extension of societal mores and seeps into our lives, how we breathe, what we know, and how we move sometimes leaving an indelible digital mark.
On an expedition to Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) in 1906, the colonial official James Hornell was given a tour of Pukkulam in the Mannar district, on the northwest coast of the island.