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That medieval charm of Girona

Girona took me by surprise. Blame that on a busy month which did not really give me a chance to research in detail about Girona before the travel. So I guess in a way I wasn't expecting its beautiful, well... Continue Reading →

Budapest II

Being the cultural capital of a city ain't an easy title to live up to, but Pest does that in style. It has everything from monuments, history, castles to cool bars, cafes and food markets. Add to that dollops of... Continue Reading →

Cambodia diaries: Phnom Penh

So Day 3 started with an early bus ride back to Phnom Penh. We booked Giant Ibis bus.One way ticket costs around $20. It has a couple of stopovers during the 6 hr long journey for breakfast and coffee. The journey... Continue Reading →

Cambodia diaries: Road to Banteay Srei and back

 It was just over noon when we left Angkor Wat. From here it was time to head out to another temple: Banteay Srei. It lies 20-25 km away from Angkor and is an hour's journey in the tuktuk. This ride costs... Continue Reading →

Cambodia diaries: Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Excitement woke me up the next morning. It was time for sunrise at Angkor Wat, the grandest religious monument in the world. Dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, Angkor Wat is not just a temple; it is an entire city... Continue Reading →

Cambodia diaries: The mystique of Ta Prohm

Our next stop after Angkor Thom was the temple made popular by Angelina Jolie's Lara Croft. Just stepping into Ta Prohm's borders was like stepping into a bygone era, a world far away from reality. Left in the hands of nature's elements, unprotected... Continue Reading →

Cambodia diaries – Temple Run in Siem Reap: Angkor Thom

With a hearty breakfast in our tummies and about 2 hrs of sleep, we set out for the day. Cambodia has a rich cultural heritage dating back many centuries. The center point of this heritage is Angkor region in Siem... Continue Reading →

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