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|Vivien Lougheed||Hunter Publishing||ePub|
Urique was founded in 1691 by a Spanish prospector. It lies in the deepest gorge of the Copper Canyon maze and takes a lot of work to reach. If you want to do things after getting down there, you need to stay overnight. The town is basically one main street (that is being paved this year) and has a new hotel (see below). The gorge has numerous columns and spires dotted with tropical plants that make the town picturesque.
The enormity of the gorge intimidates even the most avid hiker. However, going on a hike is a must. Trails are clear and often have barricades along the edge to keep you from falling over. The cliffs have vegetation clinging to every stone.
Looking down into the canyon
The new hotel and restaurant (unnamed, as yet) in town is owned by Elena Acosta. I have not seen it so I can't give a firsthand opinion. I have been told that it is fairly plush for Urique.
Caon de Urique Hotel, main street, $, is the one basic hotel in town. Each room has a private bathroom and a bed.
There are home stay programs in this village. The great thing about a home stay program is that the locals (rather than hotel chains) get your cash in exchange for a cultural experience. Ask at the store in town.See All Chapters
|Ace Academics||Ace Academics||ePub|
|Mark Pilgrim||O'Reilly Media||ePub|
What is an offline web application? At first glance, it sounds like a contradiction in terms. Web pages are things you download and render. Downloading implies a network connection. How can you download when youre offline? Of course, you cant. But you can download when youre online. And thats how HTML5 offline applications work.
|Janet I. Farley||JIST Publishing||ePub|
You did it. Despite the economic gloom and doom broadcast 24/7 to the world in general, you have a job, are happy about it, and are soon to receive your first paycheck. Don’t spend it all in one place. In fact, you might want to keep in mind a few cold, hard facts as you begin to enjoy your new career as a true blue civilian.
Fact #1: Your new job is not perfect.
At first, it may seem that way, but the “honeymoon” will eventually end. You’ll see your new job for what it is, and although you may genuinely like it, it is just another step along the way in your career. It will have good days and bad ones, not unlike your life in uniform.
Fact #2: This won’t be your last job.
Although it may be a good job, it probably won’t be your last one. Chances are good that you will change employers several times over the course of your career. Accept this fact and keep your resume updated at all times. You never know when you will need it for an internal opportunity or something bigger and better elsewhere.See All Chapters
|Elizabeth Jennings||Carcanet Press Ltd.|
I visited the place where we last met.
Nothing was changed, the gardens were well-tended,
The fountains sprayed their usual steady jet;
There was no sign that anything had ended
And nothing to instruct me to forget.
The thoughtless birds that shook out of the trees,
Singing an ecstasy I could not share,
Played cunning in my thoughts. Surely in these
Pleasures there could not be a pain to bear
Or any discord shake the level breeze.
It was because the place was just the same
That made your absence seem a savage force,
For under all the gentleness there came
An earthquake tremor: fountain, birds and grass
Were shaken by my thinking of your name.
Always we have believed
We can change overnight,
Put a different look on the face,
Old passions out of sight:
And find new days relieved
Of all that we regretted
But something always stays
And will not be outwitted.
Say we put on dark glasses,
Wear different clothes and walk
With a new unpractised stride –
Always somebody passes
Undeceived by disguises
Or the different way we talk.See All Chapters
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