Fairmont and National Geographic Want to Take You On the Ultimate Safari!

If you’ve ever dreamed of taking that wild African safari, this post is for you. Fairmont and the National Geographic Society have partnered up to present the Global Explorer Series. You'll have the opportunity to engage with National Geographic experts in a range of activities, in dynamic destinations including Kenya, Cairo, Montebello (Quebec), Monaco and St Andrews (Scotland). You can join some of the world's foremost photographers, renowned archaeologists and ecologists for once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Fishing on the Fly Join Aquatic Ecologist Zeb Hogan at Fairmont Le Chteau Montebello (Quebec) for a weekend of fly-fishing and learn about his efforts to save endangered fish. Your experience also includes two nights' accommodation, welcome reception, meals, a donation to National Geographic Society and more. Event Date: May 29 – 31, 2009 Secrets Await New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art will host “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures From the National Museum, Kabul” highlighting a collection of priceless historical objects that were secreted away during the civil war and rediscovered in 2003. Visit this page soon for information on packages at The Plaza. Event Date: June 23-September 20, 2009 Treasures of the Sea Fairmont Monte Carlo hosts a gala evening with Dr. Enric Sala, Marine Ecologist and guest of honour HSH Prince Albert. Weekend package also includes a private excursion on Prince Albert's "Tuiga", one of the world's most beautiful historic yachts, and more. Event Date: July 17-19, 2009 Kenya Photo Safari Adventure National Geographic wildlife photographer Michael Nichols provides a unique viewpoint to capturing Kenya's beauty. Traveling with luxury outfitter Micato Safaris, your adventure includes a full-day photo safari game drive, hot air balloon ride, visit to a Maasai village, meals, accommodations at Larsens Camp in Samburu National Reserve and Fairmont's three East African properties and more. Event Date: September 1-10, 2009 Explore One Of The Seven Wonders Dr. Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities headlines a weekend discovering the wonders of Cairo. In addition to his dinner lecture, you'll enjoy guided tours of the Great Pyramids, the Cairo Museum and a Nile Felucca ride. Three nights' accommodation, breakfast, dinners included. Event Date: November 27-30, 2009 Not only do you get sweet accommodations, you’ll get an experience you’ll never forget! Fairmont/National Geographic website {Via HotelChatter} First photo by Michael Nichols in Kenya





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Over 25,000 Paper Flowers Transform Room Into Colorful Art Experience

More than 25,000 colorful paper flowers spiral around a 6-meter atrium at the shopping mall of Omotesando in Tokyo. The visually stimulating scene is part of Emmanuelle Moureaux‘s newest installation, Color Mixing. The French-born, Tokyo-based architect created the vibrant work as part of NSK’s 100th anniversary exhibition, Setting the Future in Motion. NSK is a leading manufacturer of bearings, and the artist made good use of their capabilities in her work.

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December 6, 2016

Artist Creates Beautiful Henna Crowns for Free for Cancer Patients

Like many body art studios, Seattle-based henna company Sarahenna helps people celebrate special occasions. From wedding looks to embellished baby bumps, the talented team—led by founder Sarah Walters—helps clients mark major milestones with their artistic practice. What sets Sarahenna apart from the rest, however, is their dedication to helping others. In particular, they offer “henna crowns” to women who have experienced hair loss due to chemotherapy.

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