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The Truth About Whales, Children's Homes & Horrible Jokes

“I mean yea, that’s a good call, I almost went off right there for a second”

Bergen, Norway. A gem of a town with the same wildly overpriced everything that’s ubiquitous nationwide. 581 more words

Tanabe City, at the edge of Kumano, shares its stories

Tanabe City in Wakayama prefecture, Japan, was, and still is, a gorgeous box of Christmas ornaments. There is always a new treasure to celebrate, that shines on its own, or fits in the fabric of lore to tell a greater picture of human history. 337 more words


Ayutthaya: The Remains of a Once Great City

My original plan for summer vacation was to spend 3 days in Bangkok, and then fly to Siem Reap for 5 days. When I hit my head and cancelled the flight, I changed my plans and went to Ayutthaya after an extra 4th day in the Thai capital. 916 more words


#965 United Nations New York 15/08/18

Tristan has sent this very nice cover from the United Nations New York, thank you! It was posted on August 18 and arrived on August 24, 2015. 65 more words



Hiraizumi is located in the northwest of Iwate prefecture.

The Heian Period temples and ruins here stem from the Ousyu Fujiwara family.

Five of them were registered as world heritage sites in 2011. 64 more words


Day 9 Nikko - Tokyo

Nikko Temples – Tokyo

  • Morning swim at the Guesthouse with Julie in the freezing water
  • Group breakfast
  • We went to Nikko (city) to see the Unesco World Heritage sites/ temples…
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Laid Back in Laos

After our longest bus ride yet (28 hours!), we arrived in Luang Prabang, Laos.  Luang Prabang is a small city tucked away in a mountainous region in northern Laos. 686 more words

Southeast Asia