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The underrated wonder that is Mahabalipuram

I first heard about Mahabalipuram in my Class 8 or 9 Hindi textbook. While I don’t remember who the author of that piece was, but I do remember that it was about the ruminations of a sculptor who wondered about … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Dec 19, 2016

City walk through the old town of Avila

Avila, the capital of the province of Avila in the autonomous community Castile and León, is the highest-altitude provincial capital of Spain, at 1131 meters above sea level. It is located 110 km northwest of Madrid. A highlight is the city wall bui...
by Travel Video Blog on Dec 3, 2016

My Son Sanctuary

The My Son Sanctuary is about 50 km southwest of Hoi An in the province of Quảng Nam. Between the 4th and the 13th century, My Son was the religious and cultural center of the Champa Kingdom. Over a period of ten centuries, the Cham constructed mor...
by Travel Video Blog on Nov 10, 2016

Two days in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

The weather in San Lorenzo de El Escorial is cold and does not meet our expectations at all. So we decide to visit the interior of the palace and monastery complex. Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial...
by Travel Video Blog on Sep 2, 2016

The most beautiful places in Portugal: country fado music and breathtaking landscapes

The most beautiful places in Portugal. One European destinations which has the advantage that it is hiding places of incredible beauty, delicious food, music for the soul and hospitable people. Portugal is an extremely diverse land, with its sunny be...
by We care about your travel on Jul 7, 2016

The seven wonders of Romania

They say that God was generous with Romania and endowed her with wonderful places, unique in the world, foreigners are attracted. At least for a few minutes to leave behind evils and prejudices about our country and admire … UNESCO World Herita...
by We care about your travel on Jun 22, 2016

The seven wonders of Romania

They say that God was generous with Romania and endowed her with wonderful places, unique in the world, foreigners are attracted. At least for a few minutes to leave behind evils and prejudices about our country and admire … UNESCO World Herita...
by We care about your travel on Jun 22, 2016

Alhambra in Granada

Alhambra, the impressive palace and fortress complex on a hill in Granada, is undoubtedly one of the most famous buildings in Spain and one of the most visited attractions in Andalusia. Historical background The Sabikah Hill of Granada was already...
by Travel Video Blog on Jun 18, 2016

Facing my fears at Sigiriya

The joy of travelling means challenging yourself to see those wondrous must-see sights.
by vegeTARAian on Jun 15, 2016

10 Endangered destinations places to visit now or never

Venice, the Dead Sea, Las Vegas, glaciers in Patagonia or Madagascar could have counted the days. The world is full of incredible places, but climate change, nature and man threatens the existence of some of these spectacular destinations, according...
by We care about your travel on Jun 12, 2016

Itchan Kala: The inner fortress of Khiva

There are places that leave an impression after you have visited it. And then there are places which leave an impression on you even before you have visited it. Like Itchan Kala, the inner, fortified town of Khiva, an ancient … Continue reading...
by My Favourite Things on Jun 6, 2016

The Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City in Hue

The Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City are undoubtedly the main attractions in Hue. The Citadel The citadel is laid out squarely with a side length of 2.5 km and is surrounded by a 6 m high fastening wall and a 4 m deep and 23 m wide moat. 11 gate...
by Travel Video Blog on May 11, 2016

The most beautiful places in Portugal: country fado music and breathtaking landscapes

The most beautiful places in Portugal. One European destinations which has the advantage that it is hiding places of incredible beauty, delicious food, music for the soul and hospitable people. Portugal is an extremely diverse land, with its sunny be...
by We care about your travel on May 6, 2016

Preah Khan – the holy city of victory

In order to reach Preah Khan, the temple complex north of Angkor Thom, we take nearly the same route as the day before. Our moped-rickshaw drives past Angkor Wat, through the south gate of Angkor Thom and past the Bayon and the Terrace of the Elephan...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 19, 2016

Preah Khan – the holy city of victory

In order to reach Preah Khan, the temple complex north of Angkor Thom, we take nearly the same route as the day before. Our moped-rickshaw drives past Angkor Wat, through the south gate of Angkor Thom and past the Bayon and the Terrace of the Elephan...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 19, 2016

Angkor Thom and the temple with the 200 faces

We enter Angkor Thom via a causeway, which is lined with Devas and Asuras, carrying a Naga. At the end of the dam is the Victory Gate, built in the typical Bayon style with faces in all four directions. Laterally are guardian figures, elephants with...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 18, 2016

Angkor Thom and the temple with the 200 faces

We enter Angkor Thom via a causeway, which is lined with Devas and Asuras, carrying a Naga. At the end of the dam is the Victory Gate, built in the typical Bayon style with faces in all four directions. Laterally are guardian figures, elephants with...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 18, 2016

Angkor Thom – the temple with the 200 faces

We enter Angkor Thom via a causeway, which is lined with Devas and Asuras, carrying a Naga. At the end of the dam is the Victory Gate, built in the typical Bayon style with faces in all four directions. Laterally are guardian figures, elephants with...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 18, 2016

Ta Prohm – the Temple in the Cambodian jungle

We leave Angkor Wat through the eastern gate and enjoy the water lilies in the surrounding moat. Afterwards we go to the Ta Prohm temple complex. Many visitors regard it as the most beautiful temple. Anyway, it is the most spectacular one. The Frenc...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 15, 2016

Angkor Wat – the most famous temple in Cambodia

Angkor, near Siem Reap, is a huge temple district in the Cambodian jungle, that contains a number of individual temples. The largest and most famous is undoubtedly Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat was built as a Hindu temple in the golden age of the Khmer empi...
by Travel Video Blog on Apr 13, 2016


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