I am a geography nerd who loves maps and learning about the world, so I knew about the country called Benin, but I probably would never have visited had the Peace Corps not invited me to serve there. 1,716 more words
Daphne flowers under morning sun rays in Arunachal Pradesh.
Daphne papyracea is a flowering shrub that grows at altitudes of 2000 meters to 3500 meters in the Himalayas and has been used to make the Lokta paper,a traditional handmade paper that has been in use for thousands of years in Nepal. 21 more words
Much like journeys on any long distance train, travelling on the Trans-Siberian express also tends to get tedious and mundane. Sure you can talk to the local travellers to get to know their country and culture better or fellow travelers from Europe and Australia (mostly the former) and swap stories. 683 more words