International-Asia

PETRA- THE SECRETS OF THE CITY OF THE DEAD EXPLAINED: ONE OF THE 7 WONDERS OF THE WORLD!

After enjoying the Little Petra and Petra by night, I was curious to see the prehistoric Petra by the day. The rose red city of Petra was listed as the modern 7 wonders of the world in 2007. Petra, declared the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 was long on my radar. It is always …

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VISIT JORDAN: MUST NOT MISS THESE TRAVEL TIPS AND A 7 DAY ITINERARY!

Jordan Overview Located in West Asia, Jordan is bordered by Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, Saudi Arabia to the east and south, and Israel and Palestine to the west. Tourists can access the Red Sea through the southern port city of Aqaba. Amman, capital of Jordan is located in the northwest part …

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TOP PLACES TO SEE NEAR PUNAKHA DZONG AKA PUNGTANG DEWA CHHENBI PHODRANG & DOCHULA PASS – OFFBEAT BHUTAN

TOP PLACES TO SEE NEAR PUNAKHA DZONG AKA PUNGTANG DEWA CHHENBI PHODRANG & DOCHULA PASS– OFFBEAT BHUTAN Punakha Dzong is one of the top places to visit in the offbeat Bhutan in the beautiful continent Asia. You can also indulge in white water rafting here, stroll on the longest suspension bridge of Bhutan or stop …

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OFFBEAT BANDIPUR NEPAL: BUDGET TREKS, HERITAGE, EUROPEAN FEEL & FOOD!

OFFBEAT BANDIPUR NEPAL: BUDGET TREKS, HERITAGE, EUROPEAN FEEL & FOOD! Did you know about the offbeat destination of Nepal called Bandipur? It is a well kept secret popular amongst western and Europeans backpackers. Overshadowed by more known places in Nepal like Kathmandu , Everest regions,  Pokhara, Chitwan National Park and Nagarkot etc, Bandipur is unperturbed …

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IN SEARCH OF ONE HORNED RHINOCEROS & OTHER WILDLIFE IN CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK: NATURALLY NEPAL!

IN SEARCH OF ONE HORNED RHINOCEROS & OTHER WILDLIFE IN CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK: NATURALLY NEPAL! This blog is about my visit to Chitwan National Park in Nepal. Chitwan is very close to the border of India and is rich in flora and fauna. The main wildlife draw at Chitwan National Park is the one horned …

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INDRA JATRA FESTIVAL: WHEN KUMARI, THE LIVING GODDESS OF NEPAL VISITS STREETS OF KATHMANDU ON CHARIOT!

INDRA JATRA FESTIVAL: WHEN KUMARI, THE LIVING GODDESS OF NEPAL VISITS STREETS OF KATHMANDU ON CHARIOT! This blog is a part of 2 blog series of my account of Kumari Jatra aka Yanyā Punhi or Indra Jatra. Kumari is the living Goddess revered by Newari Hindus and Buddhists of Nepal. The festival takes place in …

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The Poonhill Trek Day 4 –Tadapani to Ghandruk and Kimche: Annapurna trail in Naturally Nepal.

This blog is the account of the fourth and final day at the Poonhill Trek in Nepal, famous internationally for the astounding views of the Annapurna range viz. Dhaulagiri and the awe inspiring fishtail pinnacle of Machhapuchhre. It is a 4 part series. Link to other blogs from the series are in the footnote. 7:55 …

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