Category Archives: Easy Travelling

On Safari In Tanzania: A Morning In Ngorongoro Crater

Previous Post – An Afternoon In Tarangire National Park We left Tarangire National Park shortly after 4 p.m., amazed at the number of animals we had seen.  As the map below shows, Tarangire is the southernmost of a sequence of … Continue reading

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On Safari In Tanzania: An Afternoon In Tarangire National Park

My volcano climbs of Meru and Kilimanjaro done, I had six days of empty space at the end of my Tanzania visit.  Two of them I spent in Moshi and two in Arusha. The original plan had been to climb … Continue reading

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Pashupatinath: Shiva’s Kathmandu Valley Temple

Related Posts: The Kathmandu Valley And Its UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites Temples & Street Shrines of Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley – “God Is Alive; Magic Is Afoot” From the tourist ghetto in the Thamel district, four of the Kathmandu Valley’s major UNESCO … Continue reading

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Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda At Night

Previous Post: Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda – The Golden Heart of Myanmar During my one week’s stay in Yangon, I visited the Shwedagon three times, once in the late morning and twice in the late afternoon.  While there is no bad … Continue reading

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Bhaktapur Three years After The 2015 Quakes – Part 2: Taumadhi Sq., Potters’ Sq., and Tachapal

Previous Post:  Bhaktapur Three years After The 2015 Quakes – Part 1: Durbar Square The return visit to Bhaktapur continues!  While Durbar Square is undoubtedly the one site that all visitors will see, there is more!  Just around the corner from … Continue reading

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Bhaktapur Three Years After The 2015 Quakes – Part 1: Durbar Square

Related Post: Kathmandu’s Durbar Square After the 2015 Earthquakes – Is It Worth The $10.U.S. Entry Fee? How has Bhaktapur coped since the Earthquakes of 2015? A few months ago I uploaded this post – Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley: The Temples of Bhaktapur – with … Continue reading

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Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley – The Temples of Lalitpur (Patan)

Related Post: The Kathmandu Valley and Its UNESCO World Heritage Sites Nepal’s Kathmandu valley does not lack for dazzling religious and royal palace architecture.  The map below shows some of the seven sites that have made the UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley: The Temples of Bhaktapur

Related Post: The Kathmandu Valley & its UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites Of the three major towns in the Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu itself Lalitpur (aka Patan) Bhaktapur (aka Bhadgaon) it is the last one, with a name which translates as … Continue reading

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Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda – The Golden Heart of Myanmar

Previous Post: Mingalaba From Myanmar – Land of the Golden Pagodas If you visit Myanmar (formerly called Burma), you will probably be starting off in its largest city, the business and cultural capital Yangon (Rangoon to the British).  At the … Continue reading

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Bariloche – Argentina’s Outdoor Playground Capital

Previous Post: By Boat And Bus Through the Andes – The Cruce Andino San Carlos de Bariloche – to use its full and official name – is a city of about 113,000 in Argentina’s Lakes District on the east side of the … Continue reading

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