Project #3: (Annotated Bibliography)

8 Places to Find Peace and Quiet in Central Park

This website tells us the 8 peace and quiet places in Central Park. Those 8 places are called “quiet zones”. In “quiet zones”, there are no music allowed; you need headphones for radio; and dogs must always be leashed on the pathway. The website also shows the pictures of the 8 places. The pictures all look green and give us a feeling of quiet and peace. So this website having a stronge connection wth the project#3.

19 Beautifully Isolated Places Where You Can Finally Get Some Peace And Quiet

This website lists 19 isolated places where we can get some peace and quiet. This website doesn’t give out many informations about the places. It only tells the location of the places and shows pictures of the places. If you carefully look at each picture, you would see a common between them. Almost every picture has water(sea, lake). Comparing to the previous website, the pictures in this website don’t have much green, but it still gives us a feeling of quiet and peace.

6 Most Peaceful Places in India

The artical in this website is written by Shubhra Krishan, an editor of a travel magazine. She often meet men and women from other lands who come to India in search of the exotic, the mystic, and peace. The 6 places are Nubra valley, The Backwaters of Kerala, Coorg, Khajjiar, Malana, and Andretta. All the 6 places are in different areas. Some on mountain; some in forest; some on plain; and some near the lake. All of them are realated to quiet and peace.

10 Best Places to Live for Escaping World Conflict

This website lists 10 places that you can escape from the conflicts in the world and get peace. By looking at the pictures of the 10 places, you would find out that they are all nature. You would see a lot of trees, mountains, seas, and lakes sourronding the locatioins. The website talks about the history and culture of the places and how each place is a peace place. After visiting this website, you would want to live in at least on of them.

The longest anyone can bear Earth’s quietest place is 45 minutes

The place in this website is very different from the previous places. It is a very interesting place. This place is called anechoic chamber. It is not natural but man made. As you can see in the picture, it is a room surrounding by somethings look like slabs. It holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s quietest place. In this room, 99.99 percent sound are absored. And we become the sound.  we’ll hear our heart beating, sometimes we can hear our lungs, hear oour stomach gurgling loudly. We may start hallucinating. The longest that anyone has survived in this room is just 45 minutes.


2 thoughts on “Project #3: (Annotated Bibliography)”

  1. Additions to our collaborative annotated bibliography should be made in our shared Google Doc, rather than in a post. This is the document that we look at in class.

    Some of your sources, although they address peaceful nature settings, address locations far outside of the area in focus for Project #3. How will an article that discusses locations in Central Park be relevant? Or in India? You might need to rethink these sources.

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