Category Archives: Easy Travelling

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, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur –  it is the last one, with a name which translates as the city (pur) … Continue reading

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Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda – A World Wonder

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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By Boat And Bus through The Andes – The Cruce Andino

Previous Post: Climbing Volcán Osorno In Chile’s Lakes Region How to get from Puerto Varas, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina? I had a choice to make.  The  Andesmar bus takes seven to eight hours and the price is a reasonable … Continue reading

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A Train Ride Across the Highlands of Sri Lanka

Previous Post: Sri Lanka’s Horton Plains & the Hike To World’s End Sri Lanka’s ultimate train trip runs 290 kilometers from the capital all the way east to Badulla.  In his excellent blog The man in Seat 61,  train aficionado Mark Smith says that … Continue reading

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A Morning Stroll Through Mandalay’s Zay Cho Market Area

Zay Cho (many other English spellings including Zegyo, Zaygyo, Zeigyo)  in the Bamar language means “cheap rice”. It is the name given to the major market in Mandalay and is one of Myanmar’s oldest.  It includes a massive covered area like Yangon’s Bogyoke … Continue reading

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