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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

28 day photo challenge - day 13

Today’s prompt is: The voice in my head says…

If only it were always one voice, singular and clear. All too often there’s a cacophony of voices in my head giving me conflicting advice or bothering me with pointless nonsense. 193 more words

Photography

A Trip to Tam Bao Son Buddhist Monastery in Quebec

For a while my friend V. and I planned to visit this place, only about an hour drive from Montreal. Finally one day we’ve set out to visit it. 692 more words

Canada Travel

Get Zen: Why Bhutan Is THE Destination For Meditation & Buddhism Curios

BY WENDY HUNG

From Tina Turner to Orlando Bloom, being  Buddhist has become a trend, if not a status symbol, in the last few years. Infuse that with traveling and you’ve got soul-searching explorers flocking to India, Nepal and the latest spiritual destination in-vogue: Bhutan. 584 more words

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Mongolia - Departing Ulaanbaatar

Now back in the capital of Ulaanbaatar after our ten day tour of the Gobi Desert, we had two days left before departure again on the Trans-Mongolian Railway. 630 more words

Mongolia