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The Kathmandu Valley in Nepal

21 January, 2015 0 Comments
The Kathmandu Valley in Nepal

In the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal is the city of Kathmandu, which is the capital of the country, and two other cities calls Lalitpur and Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgoan. But this valley is also as a great open-air museum with impressive seven groups of monuments of great historical and spiritual importance. These monuments are […]

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Navigating through the Mekong river

28 October, 2014 0 Comments
Navigating through the Mekong river

Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam share History, memories of war and french colonial influences, but it is the Mekong river that links these countries geographically. The Mekong River runs along a portion of the border between Laos and Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, and Thailand, and then by Cambodia and Vietnam to lead in the South […]

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The Kimono, Japanese traditional costume

23 June, 2014 0 Comments
The Kimono, Japanese traditional costume

The kimono is a traditional costume in Japan. In this country is something common to find in the street women dressed in kimono. Only tourists are surprised to see them and make them pictures. The history of the kimono began in the Heian period, between the years 794 and 1185 A.D. . It was then […]

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How to travel to Bangkok

6 May, 2014 0 Comments
How to travel to Bangkok

Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is one of the most exotic tourist destinations of the world. In Bangkok there is a mixture of tradition and modernity and the old roots melt with the extravagance of the most innovative trends. Founded in 1782 with the name of Krung Thep, which means “city of angels”, has become […]

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JW Marriott Marquis, the tallest hotel in the world

18 March, 2013 1 Comment
JW Marriott Marquis, the tallest hotel in the world

The tallest hotel in the world is in Dubai, the largest city of United Arab Emirates, and it was presented last February. Its name is JW Marriott Marquis hotel. This hotel of 355 meters of height has 72 floors and 1,608 rooms on a surface of 221,000 square meters. Only the famous Empire State Building […]

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Ephesus, a city of antiquity

7 March, 2013 1 Comment
Ephesus, a city of antiquity

Ephesus was a city of Ancient Greece and later was a city of Ancient Rome. Today is part of the province of Izmir, Turkey. The Roman period was the greatest splendour to this ancient city. Most of the impressive ruins that today we can visit and admire are from the Roman era. A large part […]

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Pingyao, old walled Chinese city

22 February, 2013 0 Comments
Pingyao, old walled Chinese city

The old city of Pingyao is widely protected because as a treasure of the architecture of ancient China. It is located in the south of the city of Taiyuan, capital of the Shanxi province, and its construction dates from the Zhou Dynasty of the West. Later, it was expanded by the Ming Dynasty to increase […]

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Karni Mata Temple, where rats are sacred

13 February, 2013 0 Comments
Karni Mata Temple, where rats are sacred

There is a temple in India where thousands of rats live and move with absolute freedom. This temple is situated 30 kilometres south of Bikaner, in the city of Deshnok, India, and its name is Karni Mata. The Karni Mata Temple, Mughal style, was completed in the early 20th century by Maharaja Ganga Singh of […]

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Testing the Indian cuisine

26 November, 2012 0 Comments
Testing the Indian cuisine

It’s difficult to talk about a single Indian cuisine when there are great diversity of cultures, religions and regions in India. It is more appropriate to talk about the cuisine of northern India, Bengal, for example. In any case, all of these Hindus cuisines have in common the fact of being rich in vegetables and […]

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Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

14 November, 2012 0 Comments
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

During the Hindu month of Ashwin (it ends on the month of Bhaubeej) there are four days in which the light of the candles, and fireworks illuminate the nights of India. This ritual evokes the way in which the light of knowledge conquers the darkness of ignorance. If we speak of the Gregorian calendar, this […]

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