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Diwali Festivities in Jaipur

During a visit to India in October 2011, we were most fortunate to arrive in Jaipur, Rajasthan just in time for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The origin of this festival can be traced back to the ancient Hindu … Continue reading

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Wat Xieng Thong: The jewel in the crown of Lao temples

Renowned for its colourful ornate glass mosaics, guilded teakwood panels and low sweeping tiered roof lines, Wat Xieng Thong is the temple highlight of Luang Prabang. Its name means Monastery of the Golden City. ┬áLocated in a tranquil garden setting … Continue reading

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