La Paz Tour
Las Paz or Nuestra Señora de la Paz since 1898 is the de facto capital of the state and the administrative center of the department of the same name. Located…

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Photospotting in Mallorca
During our holidays in Mallorca, one of the most vivid impressions was a walk along the embankment to the cape, over which the planes were landing. Go read the post…

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MONTENEGRO: SLAVIC SPARTA
Montenegro is fanned by the harsh romance of the eternal struggle for liberation. From the beach lounger you will not notice this, for heroism you need to climb higher in…

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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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house of Kruketi

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

Monsoons in the Himalayas. Sikkim, India
Sikkim is the mountains that fascinate with their beauty, the sanctity of the monasteries, the places shrouded in peace and secrets, where legends and life intertwine with each other, forming…

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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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