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Kiyoumizu in Kyoto

JAPAN | Wed, 23 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [568]

On Friday we had a class excursion to Kyoto to make pottery. I love that that's a thing we can do. Not the pottery so much as just going to Kyoto for a class excursion. My parents were notably less thrilled about the entire thing, and advised me to ... Read more >

Tags: kyoto, middle schoolers, namesake, pottery, temple, views

Plums and Deer

JAPAN | Mon, 14 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [523]

On Saturday I returned to Osaka Castle. It was a rather impulsive decision, since I’d been most of the way towards just taking another walk by the river when I decided I’d rather go back to Osaka Castle and see if I could find the plum trees ... Read more >

Tags: cards, deer, manhole covers, nara, nature, shrine, temple

Photos: Kamakura and Enoshima

JAPAN | Sun, 4 Oct 2015 | By monika | Photo Gallery

A day trip to Kamakura and Enoshima
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Tags: daibutsu, enoshima, kamakura, sightseeing, temple

5th September. Day 4

MALAYSIA | Sat, 5 Sep 2015 | By abbehorrod | Views [332]

Woke up sore and stiff this morning so decided a tour of the highlights was in order, I'd also rubbed the back of my heel from the trek so I felt pretty reluctant to but my trainers on again. A very British breakfast of baked beans on toast and I was ... Read more >

Tags: butterflies, rose garden, tea plantation, temple

South Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Fri, 28 Aug 2015 | By tamarmalade | Views [373]

Tags: cherry blossoms, incheon, seoul, south korea, temple

Unmarried in Kandy (and Other Stories)

SRI LANKA | Tue, 25 Aug 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [921]

Our last few days in Kandy were a flurry of pineapples and processions. One evening, a local family – Kolitha, Deepthi, Chamodi, and Dilumi – hosted me for a cooking lesson and dinner. Their home sat next to a flooded rice paddie, ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culinary travel, food, hill country, monks, sri lanka, temple, temple of the tooth, world nomads, world travel

Taking Breakfast to the Monks

SRI LANKA | Fri, 14 Aug 2015 | By lindsaylauren | Views [1049]

One morning in Kandy, we woke up very early – so early, the city’s many stray dogs were still sleeping, and the roads were not yet crowded with tuk tuks. We climbed into the van, and held on carefully to the containers of well-wrapped dishes ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culinary travel, food, hill country, holy, monks, sri lanka, temple, world nomads, world travel

A quick look at Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA | Thu, 28 May 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [601]

“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

Rajasthan - a cow hospital and a rat temple

INDIA | Sun, 19 Apr 2015 | By flyingpiglet | Views [1037]

COWS: Around 2 hours from Jodhpur on the road to Bikaner we stopped at what looked like a cattle sale yards, and turned out to be a cow hospital. We were shown around by a very knowledgeable elderly guide. There were 1500 cows all being lovingly cared ... Read more >

Tags: bikaner, cow, hospital, karni mata, rajasthan, rat, temple

Far more than medieval Imperial Japan

JAPAN | Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [476]

Culture shift from Hawaii beyond the mere time zone, we got up at 6 to Kyoto dawn to see the peaks of temples and pagodas out the window. At 7 nothing is open . At 8 the 7-11 ATM and coffee machine is open, and corn dogs and donuts for the starving to ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, okonomiyaki, shinto, temple, water

Photos: Kyoto

JAPAN | Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | By gnome-san | Photo Gallery

The first two days
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Tags: coffee, temple

It must be Hawaii

USA | Wed, 18 Mar 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [460]

In Texas we put the Alamo on shopping bags at HEB grocery store. Here, where they make musubi, a marvelous Spam sushi roll, the picture and instructions go on the grocery bag. My wife is not so fond of musubi, but I admit to,liking the Spam version. ... Read more >

Tags: musubi, pali lookout, temple

Colorful Myanmar

MYANMAR | Sun, 14 Dec 2014 | By dangnguyentuananh | Views [573] | 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

The Stupas have Eyes

NEPAL | Wed, 5 Nov 2014 | By johnrosejnr | Views [804]

The only way to travel is to blog about it. Below is one of our stories from our personal travel blog www.jkroaming.com   With one full day left in Kathmandu,  Nepal we had to make a choice between The Swayambhunath Stupa (also known ... Read more >

Tags: boudhanath, boudhanath stupa, buddhist monks, kathmandu, nepal, temple

Glories Of Indian Sands - The Temple architecture

INDIA | Tue, 21 Oct 2014 | By kathakrishna | Views [400]

Being a pilgrimage attraction, Rameshwaram attracts a lot of tourism on the basis of it's mythological importance as well as the architectural bliss that adds up to the visual treat.

Tags: architecture, sunset, temple

Photos: Perù

PERU | Fri, 1 Aug 2014 | By livefasttravel | Photo Gallery

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Tags: cui, cuzco, lima, machu picchu, peru, plaza darmas, temple, temple nightclub

Photos: Jaipur

INDIA | Mon, 15 Jul 2013 | By happyfeet86 | Photo Gallery

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Tags: hindi, india, jaipur, monkey, rajasthan, temple

Photos: Golden Temple...

INDIA | Fri, 31 May 2013 | By vvk4u | Photo Gallery

The Golden Temple is a prominent Sikh Gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. It was built by the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjan, in the 16th Century. In 1604, Guru Arjan completed the Adi Granth, the holy scripture of Sikhism, and installed ... Read more >
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Tags: amritsar, gurudwara, india, sikh, temple

Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai-goodbye To Thai!

THAILAND | Tue, 19 Mar 2013 | By nnninecountries | Views [1344] | Comments [4]

  After an overnight bus, waiting in an airport for nine hours and a sleepless overnight train, we ended up in Chiang Mai in the North of Thailand. How we managed to get to Chiang Mai and everything we were doing there was very much different ... Read more >

Tags: art, campfire, cooking, elephants, rafting, temple, trekking

Chiang Mai and Pai, Thailand

THAILAND | Wed, 9 Jan 2013 | By sglass | Views [8382] | Comments [2]

After yet another harrowing and sleepless overnight busride, we arrived safe and sound in our first stop in Thailand- Chiang Mai! Rather, we arrived somewhere outside of Chiang Mai. We've started to become accustomed to one of the tourist traps of Southeast ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, fishing, gecko, king, night market, pai, queen, temple, thailand, trekking

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