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The Kathmandu Valley’s Patan May 2018: Part 2 – The Golden Temple and Vicinity

Previous Post:  The Kathmandu Valley’s Patan April 2018: Part 1 – Durbar Square After a brief coffee break at the north end of Durbar Square, I headed north to visit a couple of worship sites – one Buddhist and the other … Continue reading

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Kathmandu’s Durbar Square After the 2015 Earthquakes – Is It Worth 1000 NRP?

See also: Temple and Street Shrines of Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley – “God Is Alive; Magic Is Afoot” Is A Durbar Square Visit Worth the 1000 NPR? Of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu’s Durbar Square took the biggest … Continue reading

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Temple and Street Shrines of Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley – ” God Is Alive; Magic Is Afoot”

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Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley continues to captivate!  This May was my third visit. I spent a week there – a few days before and three after my Upper Mustang trek.  I revisited most of the UNESCO World Heritage sites to see how they … Continue reading

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The Street Art of Banksy Comes To Toronto

Related Post: Checking Out Downtown Toronto’s Street Art  In the fall of 2016 I spent a morning checking out the street art of the Kensington Market area and the famous Graffiti Alley in the Queen/Spadina area. (Click on the link … Continue reading

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Puerto Varas in Chile’s Lakes Region – Top Things To Do!

Related Post:  By Bus And Boat Through The Andes  – The Cruce Andino From Puerto Varas To Bariloche   Chile’s Región de Los Lagos , about one thousand kilometres south of Santiago,  is Region X of Chile’s fifteen administrative regions and sits just … Continue reading

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Climbing Volcán Osorno In Chile’s Lakes Region

Volcán Osorno – Basic Background Each year about 600 climbers summit this glacier-capped stratovolcano (8701’ / 2652m  ) at the south-east end of Llago Llanquihue. On a clear summer morning the reward is an incredible panoramic view of a slice of … Continue reading

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