May 2009. Hanoi, Vietnam It is hard to find a big city in Asia that is also a pretty city. For some reason they tend to be disorganised and chaotic, the buildings’ design seems to be completely random, and the traffic rules – or the lack of thereof – can be very overwhelming. But there […]
May 2010. Kathmandu, Nepal Boudhanath Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and the most important Tibetan temple outside of Tibet. This is where the Tibetan refugees in Nepal come to pray. The place is located next to a very busy road in Kathamandu, but it is separated from the traffic and chaos by some […]
March 2009. Amarapura, Myanmar. U Bein’s Bridge in Amarpura is world’s longest teak bridge. It spans over 1.2km and makes a pretty big impression. Hundreds of people use it every day and it’s a magical to watch them passing through it as the sun goes down.
April 2009. Sukhothai, Thailand. It’s Songkran time again! Songkran is festival celebrated during Thai New Year. It usually falls in April and I was lucky to be in The Land Of Smile at that time. The rules of the festival are simple – pour as much water as you can on as many people as […]
April 2009. Pak Ou Cave, Laos. I am not a big fan of caves. I just find them boring. But not the Pak Ou Cave near Luang Prabang. It’s because of the Buddha statues. There are literary hundreds of them inside the cave. They are different sizes and show Buddah in many different ways and […]
May 2010. Jaipur, India. The summer of 2010 was one of the warmest in India in years with many days with temperatures of 48 to 52 Celsius (118-125 F). I must admit that it was a stupid idea to head to India in summer, but that was the only time I was able to go there. […]