As part of the end-of-tourist-season Ladakh Festival, polo games are scheduled every afternoon in Leh, India.
It was surprisingly exactly as I would have imagined.
The home team got smoked 4-1.
Vimeo user yepimthetoaster mashed up Carly Rae Jepsen’s recent single “I Really Like You” with Nine Inch Nail’s “Head Like A Hole” and the result is a catchy masterpiece entitled “I Really Like A Hole”. Yes, even the title is perfect.
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The Brazzaville–Kinshasa Bridge is a proposed road-rail bridge planned to connect Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo and Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which are major capital cities on the Congo River.
The bridge would need to be about 4 km long. …
Though these are the two closest National capitals in the world, almost nobody feels this is going to happen any time soon.
… significant political and infrastructure challenges prevent the two cities from functioning with any meaningful connection …
What IS happening is a riverfront park in Brazzaville, that includes a bridge. On the Brazzaville side.
We checked out the construction.
It’s well underway. Looks super modern. Looks a waste of money in a city where the majority of the population have no toilet, running water or power.
Still, I’m interested to see how it turns out.
My brother put together a site for his speculative fiction.
Check it out.
I have the URL RobMcCharles.com, as well.
I’ve spent most of my life in Calgary and Saskatoon.