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Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat - A Hindu Ritual by the Ganges River

Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat – A Hindu Ritual by the Ganges River

Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat is a Hindu ritual by the Ganges River in Varanasi, India. This nightly ceremonies is attended and watched by hundreds of worshipping locals and curious ...

I Wasn't Allowed to Bring my Rainbow Wig Inside the Taj Mahal.

I Wasn’t Allowed to Bring my Rainbow Wig Inside the Taj Mahal

Yes, that’s true. I wasn’t allowed to bring my rainbow wig inside the Taj Mahal. People with backpacks were sent to the scanner line to have their things scanned. Unfortunately, ...

London's BigBen at Night Shines Bright (England).

Photos: London’s Big Ben at Night Shines Bright

We all have seen the Big Ben immortalized in Hollywood movies. Or in postcards and other souvenirs. In fact, Big Ben is synonymous to London or England or the UK. ...

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Catedral de Sevilla (Seville Cathedral) is also known as "The Cathedral of St. Mary of the See." (Spain)

Inside Catedral de Sevilla – The World’s Largest Gothic Cathedral

Catedral de Sevilla boggles the mind. Not only it’s incredibly huge but ...
Marrakech Medina is an Assault to the Senses (Morocco).

Marrakech Medina is an Assault to the Senses

Marrakech medina is an assault to the senses. The souk is a ...
Sunrise at Mt Sinai, Egypt.

Photos: Sunrise at Mt Sinai

To experience watching the sunrise at Mt Sinai is one of those moments ...
How To Explore The Pyramids of Egypt On Foot.

How To Explore The Pyramids of Egypt On Foot

Though Egypt’s tourism has experienced a big slump in the past years, ...
View from the Top of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

View from the Top of Burj Khalifa

The view from the top of Burj Khalifa in Dubai shows the ...
Things to do in Havana

35 Things to do in Havana

These are the 35 things to do in Havana, Cuba. From riding ...

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Before Taj Mahal, There Was Humayun Tomb

The truth is: Before Taj Mahal, there was Humayun Tomb in New Delhi, India. The former is heavily influenced by the latter’s architectural style. Though the two are different in colours, the domes, arches and pieta dura inlay patterns are very similar. Both are monuments of love. Behind the construction of these two grand mausoleums are […]

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I Met Lord Shiva and He's So Blue

I Met Lord Shiva and He’s So Blue

That’s true! I Met Lord Shiva and He’s So Blue. I don’t mean sad, but, really blue. I mistook him as Lord Krishna but he corrected me right away, “Oh, no! I’m Shiva!” 🙂 Related Post: Things to do and see in India

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Indian Dancers at the Red Fort in New Delhi, India.

Indian Dancers at the Red Fort in New Delhi

It was India’s Republic Day when I arrived in New Delhi. I only saw a tiny part of the parade because it was raining cats and dogs. Being short really sucks especially if you’re standing behind hundreds of people with their cameras and cellphones up in the air. The next day, after my visit from […]

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Street ear cleaning is a thing in India.

Street Ear Cleaning is a Thing in India

Yes, street ear cleaning is a thing in India. Or maybe, it’s just in Delhi. These are my very first three photos when I landed in the country’s capital. I saw these guys outside the metro. I stood next to them because I was waiting for someone to pick me up so we could go […]

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The Might of Qutub Minar (New Delhi, India).

The Might of Qutub Minar

The might of Qutub Minar in Delhi can be felt once you see it up close. The closer you are with this lone brick minaret, the smaller you become. However, there’s something about this ancient piece of masonry that makes it worth a visit when you’re in Delhi. Aside from the towering minaret, there are […]

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Jama Masjid is the Largest Mosque in India (New Delhi).

Jama Masjid – The Largest Mosque in India

Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. It is in the old part of New Delhi, perched on a hill and overlooking the markets below and the Red Fort nearby. This is the first tourist attraction I’ve seen in India. I landed in Indira Gandhi International Airport in the morning and by noon, I […]

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Hawa Mahal at Night (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)

Hawa Mahal at Night

In my previous post, you’ve seen Hawa Mahal bathed in sunlight in Jaipur, “The Pink City.” As you know, Hawa Mahal was built to be a viewing palace for the female members of the royal family without being seen by the crowd who are participating in the festivities on the street below them. Related Post: Hawa […]

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Hawa Mahal - A Pink-Washed Palace of the Wind in Jaipur (Rajasthan, India)

Hawa Mahal – A Pink-Washed Palace of the Winds in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal is a pink-washed “Palace of the Wind” in Jaipur, India. It was built as an extension of the nearby City Palace. Both of these palaces should be visited, one after the other. While the City Palace is used as a residential area for the royal families, Hawa Mahal wasn’t built to have that […]

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