Next, we cruised along the Mekong Delta and went to Ho Chi Minh City, which was definitely the highlight for me; [former Vietnamese prime minister] Ho Chi Minh is embalmed in the museum there, which is an incredible sight to behold. The Vietnamese are fantastic. They are ex communist people, so they don’t kowtow to tourists; they are just themselves and are a very hard but delightful and welcoming people, with an amazing sense of pride.
“This award is such an honor for Jurlique and our parent company, Pola Orbis Holdings, and we are thrilled to be recognized by CEW for our leadership in the space. Sustainability has been core to the brand’s DNA since we were founded 30 years ago and we continue to create products with the environment in mind at all times,” says Rose Fernandez, Vice President and General Manager, North America at Jurlique. “Over the last few years, our team has made an extraordinary effort to make our business even more sustainable to significantly reduce our carbon footprint, water usage and waste.
In 1445, Charles VII granted privileges to the glassworkers of the Languedoc, and the charter creates a special court and its headquarters are in Sommieres, North East of Montpellier. This institute was to remain the headquarters of the glassworkers until the revolution. In a charter granted by the Duke of Lorraine to the glassmakers of that area of 1448, they were described as “gens nobles extraits de noble line”, and these charters were renewed with ceremony by his son John of Lorraine in 1469.
Pomodoro PizzaOn Spring Street in the upper end of historic Little Italy, Pomodoro Pizza is the only restaurant in the area where you can buy a slice of pizza instead of a whole pie. For a quick slice, Pomodoro does take out and limited seating inside, while the summer outside tables and other inside tables are reserved for waiter service. The thin, doughy pizza works best with a simple sauce or few toppings, like the “house special” vodka sauce or the white pizza, available as of 2011..
Did you know or FUSTIC, was introduced into Europe in the 16thcentury and became one of the most popular sources of YELLOW because of its strong tinctorial qualities. The strength of its coloring made it more economical than other yellow dyes and it was often used with indigoto make green. The fusticdyestuff was made from the hardwood/wood chips notthe mulberry fruit! Simmering the dye bath for a longer period tends to produce MUSTARD tones and the use of iron as a modifier gives shades of olive green..