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When Seeking: Google Arts & Culture is an amazing source of  high-resolution images of artworks housed in the initiative’s partner museums and so too, more and more, US local library websites allow users to access wider and wider sources of audio, books, and films. Today, using your US library card you can gain access, for example, to most of the lectures from The Great Courses for free! So too a lot of amazing content is found via: Khan Academy.

About our Journey: Imagine that you are taking a long car ride. Yes, you will have maps, and a guide book but you will still ask the gas station attendant for directions and places to see locally. This PERSONAL and TOTALLY SUBJECTIVE view is where you meet me on your travels, pumping gas to motivate you to travel offline. - Ardan Michael Blum

Personal View: Several seemingly unrelated themes, places, movies, artworks and brilliant minds appear as topics on this site. If you give it time those unrelated things blend. And unite with one force - one thing driving, as a Freemason might say, the building of an inner Temple. Stone on stone.

Let us Sail in a Magical Boat:
We start in Palo Alto - epicenter not only of Silicon Valley but in many ways of being online.
Let us go to the Hewlett-Packard House and Garage is located at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto. This garage is the birthplace of Silicon Valley.
Hidden in the HP Garage is a MAGIC BOAT: Culture, Art, and creativity are on the horizon. Lift the yellow tarpaulin, dust off the boat, get into your seat and we sail … 
First stop Vatican City, Rome, Italy:
Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. Within you will discover the Sistine Chapel (click the link to see an interactive tour) where you will see the amazing frescos painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512.
The subjects of the frescoes:
... Want to discover more in Rome? See a dedicated page with more travels in the Eternal City!


Great Movies
Pablo Casals and Albert Schweitzer
Synchronicity - Jung and the Paranormal
Mahatma Gandhi
Dawn of Art - Lascaux
The Divine Comedy
Montessori Education
HP Garage in Palo Alto

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