March 17, 2013

The Annual Siem Reap Giant Puppet Project Parade


While I was in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I was so fortunate to witness The Annual Giant Puppet Project parade, a very colorful and fun parade where more than 500 children showcase their handmade giant puppets. It was held last February 23, 2013 at the Old Market and Pub Street area of Siem Reap. The Giant [...]

Malaga ' The Heart of Holy Week in Spain

Holy Week is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the Spanish calendar. There's still time to grab a cheap flight to Malaga to catch the festival running from Sunday March 24 till March 31. This year is sure to be one to remember as locals and tourists alike join together to celebrate the [...]

Travel Photo of the Week – Himalayan Marmots


  On our way to back to Leh from Nubra Valley in Ladakh, India, We spotted these Himalayan marmots playing on the ground. According to BBC, “Himalayan marmots are some of the highest altitude-dwelling mammals in the world. They are widely distributed in the Himalayan mountains at elevations of up to 5,000m or even higher. [...]

The Ancient Tabo Monastery of Spiti Valley


The Tabo Monastery or Gompa is located in the village of Tabo, in the secluded Spiti Valley of the state Himachal Pradesh in India. The village is at an altitude of 3,280 meters. It is bounded by Tibet and the Kinnaur district in the east, Ladakh in the north, Lahaul in the west and Kullu [...]

Tabo – The Land of the Lamas


From Kalpa, we rode a bus going to Rekong Peo or locally known as Peo where the main bus terminal going around Himachal Pradesh can be found. ??After obtaining an Inner Line Permit from the tourism office in Peo at around 11 am, we went directly to the bus station to get a bus going [...]

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