A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image, and the breath of that universal love which bears and sustains us, as it floats around us in an eternity of blist.
Virgin Australia will launch services from Melbourne to Los Angeles and Perth to Abu Dhabi in 2017, subject to regulatory approvals. Scheduled to start on 4 April 2017, the airline will operate five (Boeing 777-300ER) services a week between Melbourne and Los Angeles. Likewise, on 9 June 2017, three Perth-Abu Dhabi services will take off […]
No matter whether you turn left or right when boarding this beauty, you’ll find pointy-end luxury and then some. Crystal Cruises plans to take its luxury cruise credentials skyward aboard a pair of private, long-range Boeing 777-200LR aircraft. The aircraft – which typically carries around 300 passengers – will be fitted out for just 84 […]