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Alexandra David-Néel is maybe the coolest lady explorer ever. As well as exploring the East extensively at a time when ladies were not encouraged to travel on their own, she was a spiritualist, Buddhist and writer. Born in 1868 in Paris, by the time she was 18 she’d travelled extensively around Europe and was a member of the Theosophical Society. She wrote her first book when she was 30, and when she was in her forties she travelled to India to study Buddhism, met a prince, and possibly had…

Alexandra David-Néel is maybe the coolest lady explorer ever. As well as exploring the East extensively at a time when ladies were not encouraged to travel on their own, she was a spiritualist, Buddhist and writer. Born in 1868 in Paris, by the time she was 18 she’d travelled extensively around Europe and was a member of the Theosophical Society. She wrote her first book when she was 30, and when she was in her forties she travelled to India to study Buddhism, met a prince, and possibly had…

Travel thru time with these incredible autochrome photos taken by a Albert Kahn (a French banker) to document the diversity of the world. - Great Photos!!

A Trip Through Time

Travel thru time with these incredible autochrome photos taken by a Albert Kahn (a French banker) to document the diversity of the world. - Great Photos!!

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“What can I do with my happiness? How can I keep it, conceal it, bury it where I may never lose it? I want to kneel as it falls over me like rain, gather it up with lace and silk, and press it over myself again.” ~ Anaïs Nin

The first Miss America Margaret Gorman April 14, 1925 with her Greyhound Long Goodie

The first Miss America Margaret Gorman April 14, 1925 with her Greyhound Long Goodie