Re-design Your Children’s Room With These Tips

When having children there many aspects parents care about, but probably one of the most important is to keep them busy with activities that enhance their growing experience. Children are always active, they like to run, climb and play without stop and there isn’t always a park near in Johannesburg or there isn’t enough time to take them to the park to explore and use some of that energy.

For that, parents can use some of these ideas to design or redesign the room of their children for them to enjoy the time at home.

  • The colours in your children room can influence them in different ways, check this article explaining the effect of colours. But independently of the colours you can chose to decorate the walls in different ways to start getting the interest of your children in different things, like a big map of the world, or the letters of the alphabet, or different animals, their names and how to write it.

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Leé Goes To Leh And Brings The Windows Back With Her

In 2014 I went in an 8 month trip through India and South East Asia. India was one of my favourites countries, I spend 2 months and a half there, for such a big country this was very short time. The first place I arrived was Leh, it is in the north in the Himalayas and used to be the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh

There were many aspects I liked about Leh, but for now I will try to focus on the architecture side of it. Leh is a budhist town, therefore there are many monasteries around Leh, most of them centuries old, I will talk about them in a post later.

The first place I went the day I arrived was the Leh Palace.

Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. It is nine storeys high; the upper floors accommodated the royal family, while the lower floors held stables and store rooms” (Wikipedia) Its construction started in 1553 and was finished in the 17th century. The palace was built with stone mud, wood, and sand.

Nine storeys is very high for the time it was built, it is amazing although one of the things that impressed me the most were the windows, not only from the palace but from the houses in Leh and surroundings.

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