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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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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Journey to the three seas. Tour of the holy places of Israel, Palestine, Jordan
The impression of our trip through the places of power of Israel and Jordan turned out to be the most positive. The tour was only 12 days, but it seemed…

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lepcha and emigrants from Tibet

Northeastern Himalayas. Kalimpong. The history of the estate Kruketi

The history of the Kruketi estate is connected with the history of the city of Kalimpong. Until the mid-19th century, the area around Kalimpong was ruled by the kings of Sikkim and the representatives of the royal family of Bhutan. Under the rule of the Sikkim kings, the region was called Dalingot. In 1706, the king of Bhutan received this territory and renamed it Kalimpong. Continue reading

Journey to the three seas. Tour of the holy places of Israel, Palestine, Jordan
The impression of our trip through the places of power of Israel and Jordan turned out to be the most positive. The tour was only 12 days, but it seemed…

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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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Bhutan Tourism
The annual report of the Tourist Board of Bhutan presented statistical figures for 2011 and recorded the largest increase in foreign tourists. 64,028 tourists visited the Kingdom of Bhutan last…

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Northeastern Himalayas. Kalimpong. The history of the estate Kruketi
The history of the Kruketi estate is connected with the history of the city of Kalimpong. Until the mid-19th century, the area around Kalimpong was ruled by the kings of…

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