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elephanta caves: mumbai’s 7th century shiva temples

The Trimurti   The Pillared Shiva cave or the Great cave Shiva slaying Andhaka The Shiva linga shrine with Dvarapalas at its doorways The Shiva linga itself Panel depicting Kalyanasundara: the divine marriage of Shiva and Parvati with Brahma,...

Zig Zag Bridges in China ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh QuotesZig zag bridges are common in China, not because they are beautiful (although I think they are), but rather to keep away evil spirits who can only travel in a straight line.  They often lead to serene islands, symbolically taking followe...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 29, 2014

Queens, Kings, Other Royalty and their Palaces ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomQ is for Queen, but really today’s photos are about their homes, or more often the gates that surround the Palace.  We saw so many amazing palaces as we traveled around the world.  Here are a few of our favorites:...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 18, 2014

Opera Houses Built to Stand Out ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomWe went to Australia to celebrate my 50th birthday, as a visit to the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge were on my bucket list.  Then, a year later I saw the magnificent Opera House in Muscat, Oman.  Sydney’s O...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 16, 2014

Great Wall of China – A Walking Adventure ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomWe walked on the Great Wall of China! We chose the Mutianyu section as it’s a bit steeper and much less crowded than the more popular Badaling section. We walked on the Great Wall of China while visiting Beijing in...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 7, 2014

Throwback Thursday – The Great Wall of China

Leaving the smog of Beijing behind, we ascended 2,077 steps to reach the pinnacle of The Great Wall. The Mongolian warriors were waiting for us when we reached the top. Wanting to fight with honor, the Mongol tossed me a battle blade, and the fightin...
by The Traveluster on Apr 3, 2014

INTRAMUROS, MANILA | SAN AGUSTIN MUSEUM

I’ve been going to San Agustin Church within the historic and cobblestone streets of Intramuros, Manila since my wonder years. My parents used to take me and my siblings to 30 churches every Holy Week back then, and their list included San Agus...
by Beyond Toxicity @ docgelo.com on Jan 31, 2014

Hampi Unseen Part5 Panoramas

Panoramic View of River Tungabhadra and Vijayavittala Temple Vijayavittala Temple Enjoying the Scenic Tungabhadra...
by Team G Square on Jan 29, 2014

medieval squares of eastern europe

On my way to Český Krumlov – South Bohemian folk Baroque architecture (18th-19th Century) around the village green of Holašovice As I traveled deeper into Eastern Europe, the castles became more romantic, the squares prettier and the churches mo...

goa travel tips

If you planning to go to Goa for that perfect holiday this Christmas, hang out at the beach, chill, laugh, smile without a care… Do not miss (in no particular order) : Dinner at Baga Beach Breakfast at Souza, Colva … Continue reading U...

Visiting the Xi’an Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors are undoubtedly one of the biggest archeological finds of the 20th century. The site is located just 1.5 kilometers easy of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum, in Lontong, Xi'an in Shaanxi Province. I can honestly say in all t...
by My Several Worlds on Nov 17, 2013

a walk through old goa and fontainhas

The Indo-Portuguese Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa’s most revered church I am not too sure what I expected when the cab driver dropped me off in Old Goa by the gates of the Jesuit Basilica of Bom Jesus this … Continue reading →...

Seharian Keliling Melaka, Malaysia

Melacca, Malaysia is a historical city centre and listed one of UNESCO World Heritage Site . Some popular historical attractions in Melcca are St. John’s Fort, Fort A Famosa, St. Peter’s Church, St. Pauls’s Church, Christ…...
by Indonesian Backpacker on Nov 8, 2013

Seharian Keliling Melaka, Malaysia

Melacca, Malaysia is a historical city centre and listed one of UNESCO World Heritage Site . Some popular historical attractions in Melcca are St. John’s Fort, Fort A Famosa, St. Peter’s Church, St. Pauls’s Church, Christ…...
by Indonesian Backpacker on Nov 8, 2013

The Best Snorkeling Spot in Indonesia

“Dare to be when a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully, when there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it. When something seems difficult, … Continue reading ͛...
by Winny Alna Marlina on Nov 7, 2013

Mount Fuji: Japan’s New World Heritage Site

As many of you might already know, Mount Fuji has recently been recognized as one of UNESCO’S World Heritage Sites. An iconic symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji is an active volcano and the tallest mountain in the country at 3776...
by Seijaku the Japanese Lifestyle on Oct 30, 2013

Our Half Term Holiday by the Yorkshire Coast

We are just back from a week away to our happy place in the UK: the Yorkshire Coast. It was extra special this time as we flew my in-laws over from South Africa so they could holiday with us. We spent most of the week in a stunningly picturesque hous...
by Honest Mum on Oct 28, 2013

Hampi Unseen -4 Vijaya Vitthala Temple

  The most famous temple in the world heritage site of Hampi is Vijaya Vitthala Temple . This temple is also considered to be best example of Vijayanagara art and architecture. There is a massive enclosure to the temple with entrance gates at north,...
by Team G Square on Oct 23, 2013

Half Term Holiday & Tasty Tuesdays This Week!

We are about to set off for 4 days away at the Unesco World Heritage Site Robin Hood’s Bay in a cottage by the sea. We adore the Yorskshire coast (pictures above from nearby in Ravenscar) and will be taking my wonderful in laws who are visiting...
by Honest Mum on Oct 21, 2013

October Half Term Holidays

My child’s Pre-School has two weeks off for October half term but instead of flying to South Africa ourselves to visit my husband’s parents, we flew them over to Leeds so they could meet baby Alexander for the first time and have a holida...
by Honest Mum on Oct 20, 2013


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