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Hong Kong – what a place.
I have a few words to describe this city: Efficient, busy, fast-paced, and hot.
That last one can probably just be attributed to the time of year we were there (September), but I’m thinking that if you’re from a cooler country, that term is going to apply all year round for you. 675 more words
From 1044 to 1287, Bagan was the capital as well as the political, economic and cultural nerve center of the Pagan Empire. Over the course of 250 years, Bagan’s rulers and their wealthy subjects constructed over 10,000 religious monuments (approximately 1000 stupas, 10,000 small temples and 3000 monasteries) in an area of 104 square kilometres (40 sq mi) in the Bagan plains.
Melbourne’s been sweltering. And I’m not a summer person. I don’t like extreme heat or humidity.
Unless I’m in Vietnam…
Parts of Hanoi are tourist-friendly “big city,” while other parts, like the produce markets, are still so simple and local. 30 more words