Category: Asia

Réveillon in Kanchanaburi

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Year-end parties coming up, time to gather family and friends, eat a lot, write texts with reflections and a promise of improvement in the future. Fleeing somewhat of the conventional, and tired of the hordes of foreign tourists, I decided to leave Bangkok to toast the entry of the year 2018. Since I was planning…

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The Great Wall of Tonsai

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Finally time to enjoy the crystal clear waters and natural Thai beauties. Bangkok is a city that offers many options, but the chaotic transit and excessive pollution, makes an exit to the coast necessary. With Christmas (which is not celebrated here, because of its Buddhist majority) came the perfect opportunity. At a good price, it…

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Close to the locals

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The year was 2560. The season was winter. The temperature was 34 degrees, with a sensation of 38 during the day. A post apocalyptic future? Far from it. Simply Thailand. With a large Buddhist majority, it is not surprising that this country doesn’t follow the Christian calendar. The year is counted according to the death…

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Thailand, the land of smiles

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Thailand, the land of smiles! A poster with this phrase already alerted me to this fact in some hostel in the past. For the second consecutive year I was going to get rid of the harsh German winter and I could not be happier about it. The arrival in Bangkok was peaceful, although it lasted…

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Persian Identity

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The traditional city of Kashan looks immersed in your locality. The use of materials and resources of the environment itself makes the city interesting. Its natural beautiful is due to the contrast between the extent Central Desert of Iran and an oasis landscape. At the first sight, or I would say at the first brick,…

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The Ultimate Guide of the Good Bargainer

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Buying things in India can be a good hobby. Especially if you like to bargain, after all why spending money, if you can spend your time? Thinking about that, I will provide the latest guide to make you proud of yourself and save some rupees. Show some interest for the product, but not that much….

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PING PONG SHOW

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Thailand has many faces. By far the most attractive to me is the human one, full of smiles and great people. Some may enjoy better the paradisiac beaches with crystal and clear water, and white sand. Why not mentioning the food, a mixture of ingredients, going from coconut to peanuts, curries, or different noodles. However,…

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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Giving continuation to the Indian saga, I left Amritsar, and also my friends there. The destination? McLeod Ganj, a suburb of Dharamsala, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. Home of of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by mountains, waterfalls and a peaceful atmosphere, I decided to take this journey alone, and by…

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Work on your Karma

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Karma! In Hinduism and Buddhism, the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences. For some just a mystic word that resembles to how cool you are, for me a whole concept thought since my childhood. From Varanasi (India) Mauricio Arenas Buitrago, Rodrigo R. Queiroz and…

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The Incredible India

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The Incredible India! Probably there is no better word to describe a country that breaths a so distinct culture, with its amazing flavours, smiles and (sometimes not so much wonderful) smells. It is even hard to know how to start telling something about there, as everyday a different situation was faced, new curious looks were…

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