Preh Vihea, Mount of the Holy Monastery
In 2008, the territorial conflict between Cambodia and Thailand flared up and is still smoldering. The subject of the dispute was the territory of the Temple of Preh Vihea, located…

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Journey to Lumbini, or Disappearing Tracks
The idea to go to Lumbini appeared spontaneously. First, I have not been there yet. Secondly, I had 3 days in Kathmandu, for which there were no plans. Road How…

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Maskelia - the breath of the fresh wind of Sri Lanka
Not many people know the name of the small Sri Lankan town of Maskelia, but every year thousands of tourists pass through it on their way from Hutton to Adam's…

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Trip to the Indian Himalayas

The Lakshmi Narayan temple in Chamba was built by Sahil Verma in the 10th century in the style of Shihar. In total, there are six temples on the territory of the temple complex – three of which are dedicated to Vishnu, and the other three are to Shiva. The city itself, once the capital of the oldest Himalayan principality, is now a small district center of Himachal Pradesh, with narrow streets, old houses and a market, which you can wander around all day. Continue reading

Gardens and landscapes of Georgia
The Georgian land begins, as is known, from the Kremlin. The city fortress in Tbilisi is called Narikala. It “stands as a memory of old, hard days” (from the song…

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Bruges - what the city looks like from a famous movie
Upon arrival at the station in Bruges, it seems that you have come to an ordinary European city: the station usually looks like brick and glass, there are buses and…

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Angkor Wat - Symbols and Illusions
In the half-lane of this city (Angkor Thom) is the temple of Angkor Wat, whose design can not be described with a pen. His refinement surpasses all that the human…

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West Sikkim, Yuxum. First touch
So, I'm in Sikkim! The border greeted us joyfully - smiling military men, quick registration of passports and an additional stamp, photos for memory. But the problems started with the…

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