Sri Lanka. Aromatic Island Tour
As soon as I got off the plane, the atmosphere of the island swallowed me up. The air is fragrant, moist, but not stifling. Solid wall of coconut trees with…

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Sri Lanka. Aromatic Island Tour
As soon as I got off the plane, the atmosphere of the island swallowed me up. The air is fragrant, moist, but not stifling. Solid wall of coconut trees with…

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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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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

Walk around Ghent
One day of our trip, we went by train to Ghent - a pretty Flemish city that attracts with its architecture and canals. We invite you to walk with us…

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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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"Bon monastery and Great Himalayan reserve"
The first day of our expedition lasted forever ... The whole group gathered at the airport in New Delhi only by 5 in the morning. From the airport we immediately…

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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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