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What It's Like To Volunteer At A Sri Lankan Monastery

BY TRACY CHENG, from Tracy Cheng Photography

Teacher teacher, you bring Kinder Surprise for us?

Diploka, one of the little monks that I was teaching English to, jumped next to me and tapped my arm excitedly.

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Inhale 2016, Exhale 2015

Hi, world! This blog has been lying dormant for months. Now it rises up again right before 2016. I intend to pay off my liabilities in blogging for year 2015, wherein I still have story worth being posted. 293 more words

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Concrete, Rock and the Brotherhood of Man...

Time just seems to have gone loopy lately… I still haven’t finished writing about our adventures in the heather, yet somehow another two weeks have gone by and we have spent another weekend writing together. 612 more words

Photography

SIGHTS OF CLASSIC CEYLON – SRI LANKA

Sir Lanka is an Island country in South Asia near South-East India. In 1948 British Ceylon was granted independence and became known as Ceylon. Then in 1972 Ceylon became a republic within the commonwealth and its name was changed to Sri Lanka. 724 more words

Buddhist Monastery

MOUNT POPA (TAUNG KALAT) – A WONDERFUL MYANMAR MONASTERY

Guarded by an army of monkeys and on top of an extinct volcano 737 meters above sea level sits an incredible Myanmar Buddhist Monastery.

Popa Taung Kalat translated to Pedestal Hill is located on top of a high rocky outcrop that plugs an ancient and now extinct volcano that can only be reached by climbing 777 steps. 187 more words

Far East Asia

Delightful Da Lat, Vietnam

Getting there – I got the sleeper bus from Ho Chi Minh. It was meant to take eight hours but I left at 10.30pm and arrived at 4.20 a.m. 687 more words