Category: Asia

April 1, 2013 / / Asia
January 9, 2013 / / Asia

The state of Punjab in Northwest of India is the vibrant homeland of the Sikh religion. In the city of…

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January 1, 2013 / / Asia

Love it or hate it Delhi has everything. It contains some of India´s most impressive architecture and offers a dazzling…

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December 30, 2012 / / Asia

North Central India is plagued by heavy fog in winter. Apparently, Indra, the Hindu god of weather, forgot about our…

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December 26, 2012 / / Asia

Valerie and I travel for extended periods. Time is a valuable and we choose to spend ours traveling. Most people…

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December 25, 2012 / / Asia

India is overflowing with legendary sights. The erotic temples of Khajuraho are no exception. They appear like a mirage out…

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December 19, 2012 / / Asia

The Ganges is India´s most sacred river and most important pilgrimage. To Hindus dying here guarantees transcendence from the cycle…

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December 18, 2012 / / Asia

India had been whispering to us for years. Traces of its influence were everywhere, flavoring everything we had seen in…

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December 17, 2012 / / Asia

With two weeks left on our Nepali visa we considered our options. We had to return Kathmandu to get our…

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December 17, 2012 / / Asia
December 17, 2012 / / Asia
December 12, 2012 / / Asia
December 11, 2012 / / Asia

Having recuperated from the week long trek from Jiri to Namche Bazaar we bid steak dinners and apple pie farewell…

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December 11, 2012 / / Asia

Most people fly from Kathmandu to Lukla to get into the Khumbu (region around Mt. Everest). Flights aren’t exactly cheap…

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December 11, 2012 / / Asia
December 11, 2012 / / Asia

September was a great month for us this year. It kicked off in Thailand with the arrival of Valerie’s mother…

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August 13, 2012 / / Asia
August 11, 2012 / / Asia
August 10, 2012 / / Asia

After a lackluster experience in Kandy we were in search of greener pastures. The train ride through the central highlands…

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