Category: Asia

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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The Ultimate Revenge

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Today I propose the ultimate revenge! It does not sound polite, neither respectful, but who cares? Have you ever been surrounded by Chinese when traveling? You just found the best frame for your picture, and the same time you shoot the camera a horde of them appear all of a sudden in front of it….

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Bagan, Bagan and more Bagan

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Bagan. Myanmar. Burma. Land of more than 3 thousand temples dating from the 9th century. Land of tourists nowadays, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Land of special people, awesome kids and expensive hostels. The temples were being rebuilt due to an earthquake, and on their surroundings lots of vendors are appearing, some even speaking Spanish…

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Yangon, the old capital

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Yangon. Former capital and biggest city of Myanmar. A place that has not been on my plans, but embraced me with its Temples, Pagodas and vivid mixture of ethnic groups. It is possible to observe an intense influence of Chinese, Indian and British here. Buddhist monks share their space and cigarettes (yes, it is weird…

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Cheating in Myanmar

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I have a confession to make. Today I cheated. After sleeping in a monastery at the top of Mt. Zwegabin, it was time to go down the approximate 2,000 steps and see where the road would bring me. The hitchhiking feeling was exploding inside of me. The main goal was reaching Yangon, former capital of…

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Welcome to Myanmar

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Myanmar. Burma. Birmânia. Call it the way you prefer, but have in mind that here you are going to find awesomeness everywhere. After joining forces with 3 French, we headed to a Buddhist temple inside a cave. With 2 motorbikes we cover the rough roads and got amazed by the beautiful landscape surrounding us. Mountains,…

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