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Impressive temples & Buddhist blessings

THAILAND | Thu, 16 Mar 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [507]

As I told you in an earlier blog post, inside the wall in Chiang Mai is full of temples, lots and lots of temples. So we made a day out of exploring them. The Temples or Wat's, all require modest dress so shoulders must be covered, nothing with a low ... Read more >

Tags: blessings, buddha, chiang mai, culture, monks, temples, walking

Namaste Nepal- “I honour the place in you of which is love”.

NEPAL | Mon, 7 Dec 2015 | By gemma_laing | Views [909]

I have to admit, I was never keen to go to Nepal. On reflection, I guess it was a bit of ignorance. Perhaps ignorance is my biggest secret. I knew nothing about the country, the culture or the people, and for some reason I had no great desire to find ... Read more >

Tags: annapurna, buddha, everest, momos, mountains, nepal, on the road, temples

Why you should head to Sri Lanka's ancient city in June

SRI LANKA | Tue, 7 Jul 2015 | By madamemahsa | Views [751]

Sometimes, it's not where you go but when you go. If you're planning a visit to Sri Lanka, you can't miss the ancient city of Anuradhapura. And to make your trip unforgettable you may want to head there in June. Here's why.  JOIN ... Read more >

Tags: bo tree, bodhi tree, buddha, food tour, milk rice, sacred city, sri lanka

A quick look at Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA | Thu, 28 May 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [438]

“Aryubown” – Sri Lankan greeting meaning ‘long life to you’. I spent a slightly hectic but very interesting five days in Sri Lanka in May. It was my first visit, and I only got a quick feel for what the country is like, ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, buddhist, elephant, sri lanka, temple

The Lure of Kathmandu

NEPAL | Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By dsharpe | Views [321]

“I think I'm going to Katmandu, That's really, really where I'm going to. If I ever get out of here, That's what I'm gonna do. “ Bob Seger - 1975   For those of you that were around in the “good ole days”... Read more >

Tags: buddha, kathmandu, nepal, spiritual, temples

Bangkok

THAILAND | Tue, 12 Nov 2013 | By jsgknaus | Views [466]

November 11 Dreading our 3 hour ferry ride to Chumpon, we prepped with some Dramamine a little too early which resulted in extreme grogginess and antisocial behaviors on the taxi ride to the ferry, but also a nice nap on our surprisingly empty and ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, buddha, khao san road, scorpion, temples

Photos: Bangkok, Thailand

THAILAND | Sun, 10 Feb 2013 | By sglass | Photo Gallery

One of the coolest cities in Asia!
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Tags: bangkok, buddha, gold, royal palace, silk, thai boxing, thailand

Sukothai, Thailand

THAILAND | Tue, 15 Jan 2013 | By sglass | Views [1138]

From Pai and Chiang Mai it was a relatively easy bus journey down to the ancient city of Sukothai in Central Thailand. There's not much to Sukothai besides ruins but they are well worth the trip! Sukothai is basically a later, mini-Angkor. As the Khmer ... Read more >

Tags: biking, buddha, buddhism, queen, siam, sukothai, temples, thailand

Sukhothai

THAILAND | Wed, 30 May 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [730]

After a 10 hour train journey from Ayuttaya, I'm beginning understand why train journeys in Thailand are so much slower by train than by road. There's seems to be a never ending stream of unscheduled stops, broken down train parts and invisible items ... Read more >

Tags: bicycle tour, buddha, buddhist, sukhothai, temple complex, temples, thailand, train, unesco

Photos: Bangkok

THAILAND | Sun, 29 Jan 2012 | By katesyearinthailand | Photo Gallery

A few photos from around Bangkok
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Tags: bangkok, buddha, bugs, chinatown, chinese new year, motorbikes, plane

Buddha's Revenge... OR I Wish I Was Cute (but not really)

JAPAN | Sun, 27 Sep 2009 | By hannahandemma | Views [843] | Comments [2]

the people in japan are annoyingly cute.   actually. as card-carrying, bitter north american cynics Hannah and I have been having a jolly old time scoffing at cars that look like gum drops, women wearing pigtails into ther forties, the animation ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, japan, karma, observations

A CIA agent and some Thai boxing - Bangkok all over

THAILAND | Mon, 30 Mar 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [2067] | Comments [1]

We woke up late and hungover and struggled out the door so as not to completely waste the day. We were heading for Jim Thompson's house – the home of a an ex CIA agent who practically single handedly revived the ... Read more >

Tags: boxing, buddha, chinatown, cia, hangover, palace

Thurs 20th Nov - Lhasa, Tibet

CHINA | Thu, 20 Nov 2008 | By pecosbiff | Views [513]

Cry off the trip to the Potala Palace which is seriously high up. Go to the Bank of China instead to change money and discover that Nepali rupees are unwanted in town. looks like a lousy day but Ahmed back at the hotel says his dad will probably change ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, tibetan looks

And it was a monsoon!

USA | Thu, 30 Oct 2008 | By traveling_jungs | Views [867] | Comments [4]

Thursday, October 30   8.31 pm Thailand / 6.30 am US After our monstrously huge breakfast, we caught up with Nok, our tour guide. And I mean that literally because one minute she was in the lobby waiting for us to finish our online log and the next ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, buddha, food, temples, thailand

Holy Cow!

INDIA | Sat, 30 Aug 2008 | By remlaph | Views [1539]

Well it has been awhile! And I have been doing so many things, where to start?? Well I will try not to make the entry too long... or I think most of you will stop reading halfway through. Well picking up from after trekking, which seems so long ago ... Read more >

Tags: buddha, haradwir, india, lumbini, nepal, temples, varanasi

Photos: three months into trip

THAILAND | Fri, 22 Dec 2006 | By thedukeoearl | Photo Gallery

Photos from my first three months in south east asia
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Tags: alone, asia, bangkok, buddha, buddhism, ko tao, monastery, retreat, surat thani, train

 

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