“Nothing of value can happen to a mind which knows exactly what it wants. For nothing the mind can visualize and want is of much value.”
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (via lazyyogi)
Sound advice. Not everything that matters can be measured?
RL Magazine asks Ten Questions of Adrian Zecha, Chairman and founder of luxury resort group Aman
For Adrian Zecha going to work means going to exotic, spectacular locations in Asia (Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing is pictured here), Europe, the Caribbean and the Americas. As chairman of Aman Resorts, the uber-luxury group of hotels and homes in far-flung fantasy destinations, he has created one of the world’s most elevated hospitality brands. Normally elusive, RL Magazine tracked him down for its Ten Questions section.
Certainly looks like a well kept hotel :)
Aman-e-Khas, Ranthambore has the princely charges of $3332.84 for two nights in a double room.
Last week, the photographer and filmmaker Mikhail Galustov took The New Yorker’s Instagram feed with him around Kabul, Afghanistan, where he is based. (In October, we published a slide show of Galustov’s Afghan faces.) “I wanted to focus on the side of Kabul that rarely makes it on the pages of news outlets,” he told me. “It’s a very special moment in the life of the city; there is an enormous development effort that many find controversial. The upcoming elections and withdrawal of foreign troops make the future look uncertain. Twelve years of intensive foreign investment have created shopping malls, districts of new housing, paved roads, jobs, and a group of nouveau riche that benefitted from the international attention.” Click-through for a selection of favorites from the feed: http://nyr.kr/UxQJuI