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 life of Jesus. Holy week in Malaga is very different to other Spanish towns. Whereas Passion Week … [Read More...]

Travel Photo of the Week – Himalayan Marmots

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  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. These marmots dig unusually deep burrows for the colonies to … [Read More...]

The Ancient Tabo Monastery of Spiti Valley

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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 district in the south-east. The region was included within the boundaries of Tibet in the … [Read More...]

Tabo – The Land of the Lamas

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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 to Tabo. Unfortunately, the ticket seller told us that there's only 1 bus everyday going to Tabo and it leave at 6 in … [Read More...]

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