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Photos: My scholarship entry - Holi, it's more than just colour

INDIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By dangraetzer | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

While my life has been quite heavily focussed around a technical career, I have always had a strong creative side and a deep passion for photography. From shooting and developing B&W film on my old leather bound OM-2 to getting lost in the Himalayas with ... Read more >
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Tags: children, colour, festival, hindu, holi, india, spiritual, widows

dont mess with the Hindu

MALAYSIA | Mon, 7 Jan 2013 | By ayan | Views [484]

after my fucked-up indian friend’s girlfriend told me about Batu Caves, it being a wish granter( if and only, one has climbed the 270plus stairs with out stops) i knew i had to pay a visit. i woke up to a beautiful morning tucked under fresh ... Read more >

Tags: batu caves, hindu, kuala lumpur, malaysia

Yogjakarta and Prambanan

INDONESIA | Fri, 18 May 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1161]

I'm done with Borobudur and get the driver to take me to backpacker haven of Jalan Sosrowijayan, close to Yogjakarta Train Station. It doesn't take long to find a hostel and not much longer for a tout at the hostel spotting fresh meat. He talks to ... Read more >

Tags: buddhist, hindu, indonesia, prambanan, scams, temples, unesco, yogjakarta

Steps to enlightment in Borobudur

INDONESIA | Tue, 15 May 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [799]

I have to get up real early at 0600 to get my 0750 train to Yogjakarta, my transit point to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Borabadur. The Indonesians have figured out a way to squeeze even more money out of the rich (assumed) foreigners by offering ... Read more >

Tags: borobadur, buddhist, hindu, indonesia, temple, unesco

My favourite ‘not so secret’ locations in Bali

INDONESIA | Thu, 19 Apr 2012 | By tracie | Views [1532]

White Sand Beaches The White Sand Beaches lie just north of Candidasa on the East coast of Bali. I usually take a relaxing motorbike ride from Ubud through Gianyar and then up the Australian Government funded seaside road. Usually there are ... Read more >

Tags: agung, beaches, destinations, favourite, hindu, hot springs, indah, katiklantang, pantai, tourist

Nyepi 2012

INDONESIA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By tracie | Views [1412]

In a recent post, I described the various interesting, pleasing and annoying sounds of Indonesia. Today however the only sound that can be heard is the soft exhale of the wind as she caresses the rice paddies, making the rice stalks rustle and hustle.... Read more >

Tags: 2012, bali, hindu, indonesia, nyepi, ogeh, orang, pascoe, tracie, ubud

I felt like a celebrity!

INDONESIA | Fri, 23 Mar 2012 | By kellyanne123 | Views [538]

Proberally one of the best experiences of my life! Nappi is a Hindu Celebration where they celebrate for three days and follow with a day of silence. It is on the island of Bali because of the huge Hindu population.  Although we are on the island of ... Read more >

Tags: culture, hindu, nappi, parade


INDIA | Mon, 19 Mar 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1076]

Haridwar is an important pilgrimage city, known primarily for the evening Aarti at Hari-ki-pauri and it's many temples. Apart from the Aarti, there's actually very little to say about Haridwar. So I've decide to dish out some awards for the temples.... Read more >

Tags: aarti, haridwar, hindu, holy, india, temple

To the bat cave!

INDIA | Fri, 10 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [576]

Northern Maharashta is renowned for it's ancient temples, excavated from natural hillside caves.  We saw both of the principal sites, to wit: Ellora cluster and Ajanta cluster.  Ajanta was first, all Buddhist and chiefly Mayahana.  A horseshoe shaped ... Read more >

Tags: bats, buddhist, caves, fort, hindu, litter, monkeys, tandoori, touts


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