Sadhus of Nepal

Sadhus in Nepal

The Sadhus of Nepal are its wandering Holy men Sadhus in Hinduism are wandering holy men or monks revered for being good. Many Sadhus are also Yogis who are practitioners of meditation. They have have chosen a life away from or at least on the edges of normal society to focus on their own spiritual practice. Talking with a Sadhu is said to …

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Panorama photograph of Mount Everest mountain range

Panorama photograph of Mount Everest Base Camp from Kala Patthar

Panorama photograph of Mount Everest mountain range It’s one of those panorama photos that adorns many a trekking agency’s wall in Nepal. For me it was a chance to capture my winter Everest Base Camp trek that nearly never happened. (I highly recommend you view this panorama photograph of Everest base camp from my live site rather than RSS or email as it will fill …

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Chinese tank corners Tibetans beside two burning buildings during the 2008 riots in Lhasa

The riots in Lhasa, Tibet - Tank cornering Tibetans

The March 14th 2008 Riots in Lhasa, Tibet It was a defining time in my journey, and a defining moment for Tibet. On March 14th 2008, years of resentment and hatred spewed out into violent riots for freedom that saw Tibet’s capital city turn into a war zone. Facts about the riots in Tibet: The riots are also known as …

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Colorful boats from The Philippines

Colorful boats of an island in The Philippines

Colorful boats from The Philippines are also known as Bankas If you ever go to The Philippines make sure you get time for some island hopping. You’ll be treated to a ride on one of these colorful boats in The Philippines also known as “Bankas”. Facts about Bankas: Bankas come in different sizes and can …

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Chinese Traffic Police sponsored by McDonald’s

Chinese Policeman under a McDonald's umbrella directing traffic in China

Chinese Traffic Police sponsored by McDonald’s? It’s Chinese new year on Monday 23rd January 2012. And while I thought putting up a festival like photograph would be nice, I feel considering this past week this would be better. It’s been a week of upheaval around the world as we witnessed the largest global internet protest …

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Sunrise at 5,000 meters on the Annapurna mountain range

Sunrise on the Annapurna mountain range

A high altitude sunrise in Nepal I thought it rather apt that considering I am currently (hopefully) making my way back from the Everest Base Camp I would publish a photograph I took at nearly the same time back in 2008 from the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Today is also when the date on the top right hand …

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