Blog Entries tagged 'culture'
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- Australian CuriositiesOver the 7 weeks we were in Australia there were a few kooky things we picked up on that we found interesting and/or a little odd. Here are some of our favourites.
* Proliferation of road signs.
For whatever reason, Posted by advensha in Advensha | Jul 11, 2016
- When did Renaissance Art become a Contact Sport?Our plan for today was to visit the Hermitage, the winter palace and home of the Russian Tsars between 1763 and 1917.
We catch an early morning trolley bus to Nevsky Prospekt, where we get the feeling the locals are Posted by tszeitli in Continental Drift | Jun 22, 2016
- The Case Against Flying[float=right][/float]I think that I’ve mentioned it a few times already: I consider flying as cheating. So, since I’ve just return Posted by askgudmundsen in West Africa Road Blog | Jun 9, 2016
- Sri Lanka Culture Triangle
From massive Buddha statues and remains of the antique structures in the demolished urban areas of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa,
to the wonderful stairway to the sanctuary at Dambulla and the exotic frescoes of glorious maidens at the palace at the Posted by DJ Travels in Sri Lanka Culture Triangle | Jun 4, 2016
- Cities of the SaharaHeading into the Mauritanian Sahara, I had to pass through a few unavoidable cities and towns. The region's central city is a garrison town and administrative centre, and nothing worth talking about. However, there were a few other places.
[float=left][i Posted by askgudmundsen in West Africa Road Blog | May 25, 2016
- Plenty of love for SantiagoBefore coming travelling, I had always felt like I preferred big cities to smaller places, but since I've been away I've grown to love the smaller, more chilled out towns and amazing natural beauties. I spent a lot of time Posted by Rebecca Heller in Rebecca's Big Adventure | Apr 4, 2016
- Which way to Zimbabwe?We purchase double entry visas at the border crossing into Zimbabwe. We need one now for Zimbabwe and will need another in a few days to get into Botswana as well. With visa's in hand and passports Posted by Linda Fluckiger in Living a Dream | Apr 3, 2016
- The Magic of MajuliForty five minutes prior to the trip, we finally decided that the trip was on…half an hour prior to the trip, we had not even started packing! We hurriedly bundled our bare essentials and threw them into our bags. Posted by Aditya_ in The land of chaotic serenity | Mar 6, 2016
- All four senses, a Canadian cultural experience.Greetings all readers and welcome back to the eight blog in the [email protected] series, it is also the fourth and last one for the month of October. In this blog, I will be talking about my experience and perception of Posted by campnarakol in [email protected] | Nov 1, 2015
- Conquering Volcanoes....1So at the moment I'm living on a big mound of bubbling hot liquid death.
Yep, when I flew to New Zealand just a few weeks ago, I knew it was made of LOTS of volcanoes and yet still came Posted by emmaabroad in New Zealand | Oct 10, 2015
- Music to Our Ears, We Arrived in Cartagena
After exiting the eye of the storm we were in clear sight of Cartagena where we anchored in the marina and had breakfast before going ashore and passing through customs. After five days Posted by Lewis_E in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Aug 28, 2015
- About Sri Lanka==Administrative divisions==
[b]Province -----> Capital
Central Posted by Dilshan.j in Travel in Ceylon | Jun 29, 2015
- Monday in LondonThe day was pleasant so we caught the bus to Westminster Abby. We only queaued for 10 minutes so was happy with that, on the Saturday we noticed the queau was 6 times as long. We spent a Posted by kiwiscanflyto in Kiwis Take Flight | Jun 7, 2015
- A slow transitionWhile many people in China is much richer than they were 20 years ago, their habits have not changed much. Whether it's throwing trash or spitting on the ground, there are many "uncivilized" behaviors that still remain.
However, like for all Posted by btang in Being a Kid Again | May 31, 2015
- A Mosque and a Church in PermPerm, December 26-27th 2014
It was coincidence. I was checking the route from my hostel to Kama River through Google Maps when my eyes dropped on an icon marked as "Perm Mosque". Hah. For me, it was intriguing. You guess Posted by automidori in Call Me Sonja | May 15, 2015
- Paris finaleOK, just a few cool things to wrap up a most excellent 10 days (!) In Paris.
First a note about lily gilding. I did happen by chance to wander over to the Champs Elysees in the evening when I Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | Dec 9, 2014
- Stress & DetoxI like reading about places I've visited either half way through a stay or as I'm leaving, sometimes completely after. It's just more fun that way!
Tepoztlán is derived from Nahuatl and means "place of abundant copper" or "place of the Posted by TravelbyBeach in Tizz•Ventures | Nov 30, 2014
- Traditional KoreaI decided to head out to the Korean Folk Village, a combination outdoor museum and small amusement park on the outskirts of Seoul. Turned out to be a pretty good decision. There were, as might be expected, hordes Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | Oct 27, 2014
- Uluru - Trip 3 of 3So the third and final little excursion was to Uluru and Alice Springs. Or Ayers Rock to those who don't speak the native language. (I don't either, but I like Uluru better).
The plane in took us right near Uluru so Posted by emmaabroad in Australia | Oct 14, 2014
- People are PeopleMy dad is from Boston and comes with all the skepticism and scruff that is implied in that statement. He often has said “people are people” and “I’m not a pessimist, I’m a realist”. I always took those statements in Posted by misskailyn in Miss Kailyn: An American in Gap Year | Sep 23, 2014
- The Train - Kumming - Guilin (China)I've lived in China for 4 years and in that time have observed many a road accident and the occasional street fight (however the later is far more unlikely, unlike a Friday night in the UK where its's almost guaranteed). Posted by DamientheAlien in Is anyone a doctor? errr no. | Aug 30, 2014
- Changing times; changing stories.When I first arrived (and indeed, still now) I was having some serious doubts regarding NGO’s; whether they help or hinder, and whether my being here, along with many other western volunteers, was negatively impacting the surrounding area. I still Posted by Jocelynn.R in to Africa we go.... | Aug 3, 2014
- 'ZunguWell into my third week here in Kigali and my initial fascination with the beautifully-printed dresses, tropical landscape and moto taxis has now given way to the more subtle undertones of Rwandan living--the good, the annoying, the neutral and the Posted by jennpete in This is Africa | Jul 30, 2014
- Paris 2014This is a 3-day visit to Paris. Prior to leaving for Paris I purchased the Paris Pass. I bought the 4-day pass but if you plan carefully a two day pass should be enough (saves $50). Buy the Paris Pass Posted by sgarje in Shashi's Travel blog | Jul 19, 2014
- Gyeongju! ... and everything else in history.Blast! Behind again. Well... better late than never I suppose...
Let's see. I need to start at the beginning of May, That's easy! Buddha's Birthday weekend!. I had a nice long (5 whole days) vacation at Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Jun 23, 2014