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CHIMI LHAKHANG: WHY IS EVERYONE SO CHILLED OUT AT PENIS ART ON BHUTAN WALLS?

I HEARD FEMALE GIGGLES as I was concentrating on taking pictures and videos of huge phallic signs on the walls of Bhutanese homes. “There are so many of them, in a variety of colors and designs. It’s weird.” The white woman quipped. Many people from (supposedly liberal) western countries were as aghast on seeing phallic …

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HAA VALLEY – EXCLUSIVE PICTURES AND STORY ON THE OFFBEAT PARADISE OF BHUTAN NO ONE TALKS ABOUT!

HAA VALLEY – EXCLUSIVE PICTURES AND STORY ON THE OFFBEAT PARADISE OF BHUTAN NO ONE TALKS ABOUT! PASSING THROUGH CHELE LA PASS EN ROUTE TO HAA VALLEY, OFFBEAT BHUTAN OFF LATE I HAVE OFTEN BEEN caught dozing off during the cab transfers. Blame it on my expanding girth (Delhi Belly?), my growing age or 8 …

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OFFBEAT BHUTAN: HOW CYCLING NEAR TANGO AND CHERI MONASTERY HELPED ME DISCOVER THE UNSEEN THIMPHU!

TANGO AND CHERI MONASTERIES in Thimphu and Cycling in Bhutan are often overlooked by the tourists in Bhutan. Our car covered 15 kilometers (30 minutes) from the Thimphu City to arrive at the gushing Wang Chu River. Some furry street dogs rested under the huge penis painting on the wall. (Read here about why they …

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30 EXCLUSIVE PICTURES OF WADI RUM – EXPLORE MARS ON EARTH! IT’S FOR REAL!

THERE WERE MORE THAN 20 people perched atop a colossal outcrop in the middle of a red landscape which looked like Mars. As the sun started to lose its shape, in the process bathing the entire topography of Wadi Rum in an orange-red glow, I stole a moment of solitude. The excited chatter of my …

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AQABA: THE ONLY COASTAL CITY OF JORDAN SHARES BORDER WITH EGYPT & ISRAEL

AS WE BID ADIEU TO the mystical Wadi Rum, we stuffed our faces with fresh watermelons from the fields. Within an hour, I and other travel bloggers reached Aqaba, the only coastal city in Jordan. It was different from everything else in Jordan. We headed straight away to the cruise for what turned out to …

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Mövenpick Resort and Residences, Aqaba- The Ultimate Luxury Experience in Aqaba!

BLOGGING HAS GIVEN ME opportunity to stay in some of the finest hotels and resorts. But often many luxury properties fail to touch your heart and forge a personal bond with you. The smaller properties and home stays are often the better bet. Mövenpick Resort and Residences, Aqaba is a rarity. Despite its huge size …

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