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  • Swayambhunath Stupa Swayambhunath Stupa (Swayambhu Maha Chaitya), otherwise known as "The Monkey Temple," is believed to be mythologically self-sprung in the 5th century. Do you know the reason behind its name, "The Monkey Temple? "Do you know the meaning of "Swayambhun Posted by Trawriter in Travel with Me | Dec 19, 2019
  • Last impressions of NepalWe were positively surprised when we realized that Kathmandu’s domestic terminal is much better organized vs. the international terminal. Within no time, we were in the good hands of Prakash and our driver Dhil to take us to our hotel Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | May 13, 2017
  • Playing in KanchanaburiWe woke up at 7am the next day to pack up and get the first train out to Kanchanaburi. However, the train station we needed was across town. Anyone who knows me, knows I'm not the best at being on Posted by Libbytes in Presenting Thailand | Apr 17, 2017
  • Hemis Monastery..the last post !!Situated around 45 km south of Leh, the Hemis Monastery is the most important monastery belonging to the Drupka order. The history of the monastery states that it was founded by Stagsang Raspa Nawang Gyatso in 1630. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by anuj1975 in The Beautiful India.... | Aug 25, 2015
  • The Beautiful Leh..Part XI....CITY !!Leh , was the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, now the Leh district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Leh district. The town is dominated by the ruined Leh Palace, the former mansion of the Posted by anuj1975 in The Beautiful India.... | Jul 31, 2015
  • Day 15 - Inle Lake (Side trip to Kakku)Up early this morning for another enormous breakfast provided by the hotel - starts with 2 different juices papaya and pineapple, yogurt with fruit, fruit platter, Parma ham and Swiss cheese, 4 different types of pastry, soup of the day, Posted by lee_1986 in Myanmar (Burma) - 2013 | Dec 3, 2013
  • KathmanduuuuuWe caught the 7.30am bus to Kathmandu. The trip itself was grand - but the bus was pretty hot and we were kinda stuck to the seats, but it went past fast. I read my ''Into Thin Posted by squeakylee in The Great Muppet Caper | May 19, 2013
  • Lovely LehThe town of Leh came as something of a shock after Amritsar, Jammu and Srinagar, where there were precious few non-Indian tourists; by contrast, Ladakh’s major metropolis (ahem) seemed like Tourist Central. Having journeyed the less conventional Kashmir Posted by TJandAnu in Footloose & Far Away | Dec 26, 2012
  • Bucketbath films presents...We haven't had the most reliable internet for the last month and a half. These videos are long overdue: starting with our most recent trek in Nepal and working through India, Cambodia and Laos. Micah and I arrive back in Posted by bucketbath in Bucket Bath | Apr 16, 2012
  • Running for RuinMonks, draped in saffron robes, with razor-shaved heads illumined liquid gold by the late afternoon’s honeydew beams, collected evening alms amidst clouds of woody, pungent smoke wafting from the village’s cooking fires. Here in Mrauk U, a small town i Posted by bucketbath in Bucket Bath | Jan 24, 2012
  • BoudhanathThis week end I decided to go to Boudhanath to see the biggest stupa in Nepal. I did not book any accommodation as we were so busy at school so we just got there on Saturday night at about 4.... Posted by ealonso in MAGIC MOMENTS | Dec 3, 2011
  • Choeung Ek Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng (Security Prison 21)After breakfast we met up with Lot and headed out to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. It’s a former orchard about 20km south of Phnom Penh where the Khmer Rouge executed around 20,000 people between 1975 and 1979. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by KyleMac in INTO THE UNKNOWN | Aug 21, 2011
  • welcome to kathmandu Posted by gringos4 in gringosphotography | Feb 25, 2011
  • Nepal II Traveling is a funny thing. I've been silent mostly beacuse there's only so much I can write about the people and the city. I did get off my lazy bum and onto a bus to the gorgeous town of Pokhara, Posted by Ole blue in Nepal 101 | Feb 12, 2011
  • Boudnath Temple“You’re back is all white”, I heard in a Hindi accent. I’d been sitting up against a chalky stupa at the Bodhnath Temple meditating and reflecting. My face was in the sun my back against the stupa while Posted by Ole blue in Nepal 101 | Jan 10, 2011

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