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The Nub of the Matter

INDIA | Sun, 3 Jan 2016 | By davidford | Views [419]

It's been a few days since I logged a fresh blog. Not since New Year's Eve which might supply an explanation. I don't want to go into it too much but this was my first 'party' New Year's Eve for a while. I spent it with my new firends from the New ... Read more >

Tags: live music, monastery, new year, party

Raining at the Monastery

BULGARIA | Tue, 29 Sep 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [449]

Another cold, rainy day yesterday.  The weather report indicated it was supposed to  clear up, but that has not happened. The weather has just been miserable. I have come to the horrible conclusion that maybe my days of wearing shorts on this ... Read more >

Tags: monastery, rila, sofia

Opa in the Alps

GERMANY | Fri, 8 May 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [455]

it is hard to imagine a lovelier setting than the Bavarian Alps in Spring with log work huts dotting the fields of yellow and white wildflowears in the sunshine, backed by the very close and pointed granite spires of the peaks, with their patches of ... Read more >

Tags: bavarian alps, cheese, monastery, wild flowers

Colorful Myanmar

MYANMAR | Sun, 14 Dec 2014 | By dangnguyentuananh | Views [570] | Video

My latest trip to Myanmar on November of 2014 with all great memories in 3 minutes A longer travel guide video will be available soon Location: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Nyaungshwe

Tags: bagan, mandalay, monastery, monk, myanmar, nyaungshwe, pagoda, temple, travel, yangon

Nameless Friends

SPAIN | Sat, 23 Aug 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [1146]

Considering the fact that I spent close to an hour panting behind her like a woman in labor, I’m surprised she acknowledged my existence, let alone wanted to talk with me. We had spent the past hour headed up to Montserrat Monastery on a lovely ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, friends, la rambla, monastery, montserrat, spain

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

MACEDONIA | Mon, 8 Jul 2013 | By elenanikolovska | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a law graduate with the discipline and organization skills of a lawyer, a poet who notices small things in life and then writes about them, an amateur photographer that likes to take pictures from all the beautiful things around, and at least an ... Read more >
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Tags: lake, macedonia, monastery, mute swan, nature, ohrid, travel, travel photography scholarship 2013

Chiang Dao, darling!

THAILAND | Mon, 5 Nov 2012 | By lani | Views [611]

After returning to one of our favourite places - Chiang Mai - for a few days of downtime, catching up with friends and THE BEST coffee at Ristr8to; we took the recommendation to spend a day and night at nearby Chiang Dao Nest for a mountain experience.... Read more >

Tags: bikes, chiang dao, monastery, mountains

Monasteries, art museums and avoiding security guards in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sun, 28 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [1125]

  One of my favourite things to do is walking around Moscow during spring time. The weather is lovely and the whole city is filled with flowers and people enjoying the sunshine. It just feels so good finally being able to walk outside ... Read more >

Tags: art, janaline smalman, monastery, moscow, museums, photography, russia, travel

Russian Butter festival in snow covered Suzdal

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wed, 10 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [2132]

My British friend Yve arrived in Moscow during February 2011 to join me for work in Russia!!! For her first official weekend here we went on an excursion to Suzdal for “ Maslenitsa” the Butter Festival. Suzdal is one of the oldest ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, festival, goose fight, janaline smalman, monastery, russia, snow, suzdal, travel


INDIA | Mon, 12 Mar 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1669]

Dehradun is the state capital of Uttarakhand. A city housing many important institutions of the country. Forest Research Institute (FRI), Survey of India, Wildlife Institute and Rashtriya Indian Military Academy (RIMA) are all based here. The RIMA ... Read more >

Tags: buddhist, clock, dehradun, monastery, tibet, tibetan

Off the Beaten Path: Mongolia

MONGOLIA | Thu, 30 Jun 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [6016]

The untamed beauty and stark remoteness of Mongolia has captured the imagination of adventurers for centuries. Humble monks and curious nomads occupy a landscape dotted with not much more than herds of yaks, camels and the occasional ... Read more >

Tags: asia, hot springs, lake khivsgol, monastery, mongolia, off the beaten path, selenge river

Punat, Croatia

CROATIA | Mon, 23 May 2011 | By cleolouise | Views [426]

      A two-headed pickled lamb floating in a mysteriously murky colored liquid and a traditionally-garbed monk, sitting blissfully in the shade, are certainly not sights one has the privilege of seeing everyday. However, in Punat, this is standard ... Read more >

Tags: croatia, monastery, monks

Lost in Bhutan - Day 5

BHUTAN | Mon, 27 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [992]

Day 5 – Dec 8 2010 This morning we woke up at 5.30 for a crane shoot again. Like in an operation, Jason and I slowly and secretly went a long way around to sneak close to the flock of cranes in the centre of the wetland. Afterwards, ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, dzong, monastery, monks, mountains, nature, travel, tree, trekking

Off the Beaten Path: Thailand

THAILAND | Tue, 16 Nov 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [12206] | Comments [2]

Many nationalities can get a two-month visa for travel to Thailand. The visa is free at the moment, and once you're in-country you can extend it for at least another month. Three months in the Land of Smiles equates to an awful ... Read more >

Tags: diving, elephants, full moon party, islands, monastery, off the beaten path, southeast asia, thailand, travel, trekking

Montserrat Monastery

SPAIN | Tue, 5 Oct 2010 | By drmitch | Views [3027]

As the weather was meant to pack it in later in the week I decided to head out to see the Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery while the sun was still around. Once again my nerdy research made the trip a lot easier, as I managed to catch the metro ... Read more >

Tags: black madonna statue, hiking, monastery, montserrat, sant jeroni

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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