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White temple - extraordinary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai

White temple – extraordinary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai

After almost two months in Thailand and 3 weeks in Burma I don’t really get interested in seeing more temple. Of course, I may stop and step in...
Asia, Thailand4 Comments »
TPR Photo Quiz – 7 January

TPR Photo Quiz – 7 January

The First TPR Photo Quiz of 2013!!! Please let us know in the comments where this picture was taken and you will get a cool postcard from Thailand....
Asia, Thailand, TPR Photo Quiz2 Comments »
2013: Travel plans, New Year resolutions and Wish list

2013: Travel plans, New Year resolutions and Wish list

I believe everybody (or almost) has made his/her New Year resolutions and plans for 2013. And those of us who like to travel have a list of places we...
Travel experiencesNo Comments »
Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in...

Year 2012 was very successful in terms of traveling and full of thrilling impressions and amazing discoveries. In 2012 I started my long term trip...
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Holland, Iran, Myanmar / Burma, Romania, Thailand, Travel experiences, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
Pai - Mae Hong Son - Mae Chaem loop, day 1/3

Pai – Mae Hong Son – Mae Chaem loop,...

The master plan was to make a 3-4-day loop visiting Pai, Mapha Pang, Mae Hong Song, Sariang and surrounding areas and mountains. Probably one of the...
Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
Different impressions about Myanmar / Burma

Different impressions about Myanmar / Burma

Many people were asking How is/was Myanmar / Burma? And frankly I was not sure what to answer… Right before we went there I read & heard...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma, Travel experiences6 Comments »
The pride of the Turks - FOOD !

The pride of the Turks – FOOD !

Ok…I know, you are all going to say: what ??? you are now in Thailand and should be writing about rice and noodles, and tom yum and...
Europe, Turkey4 Comments »
Magic Golden Mount of Bangkok

Magic Golden Mount of Bangkok

Wat Saket is more known as the Golden Mount. It is man made hill which is crowned by a temple and a golden chedi. The temple dates back to the...
Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
TPR Travel Tip - Friday Halal Street in Chiang Mai

TPR Travel Tip – Friday Halal Street in Chiang...

For many people traveling is tasting food in places they visit. For me it definitely is. Good food can definitely compensate for drawbacks of a place...
Asia, Thailand4 Comments »
1 day trip to the highest peak in Thailand, Doi Inthanon

1 day trip to the highest peak in Thailand,...

Chaing Mai is a good starting point for trips around North Thailand. Having wheels is very desirable if not a must here. Of course, we rented a...
Asia, Thailand2 Comments »
How we got 2 month Thai visa in Yangon, Myanmar/Burma

How we got 2 month Thai visa in Yangon,...

Due to some unexpected circumstances we came to Burma earlier than planned and because we got only 15 days on Arrival to Thailand couple of weeks...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma, Thailand5 Comments »
Wine from Burma??? - Never heard of...

Wine from Burma??? – Never heard of…

  Wine from Burma or Myanmar…I had never heard about it before we went to this country. I would not even think that  country like Burma...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma11 Comments »
Buddha & Holy Disco lights

Buddha & Holy Disco lights

What surprised me in Burma is how they decorate religious object like altars, temples, and Buddhas with Christmas lights. I believe...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma2 Comments »
The Golden Rock of Kyaikto, Burma / Myanmar

The Golden Rock of Kyaikto, Burma / Myanmar

Next stop after Yangon was the Golden Rock, actually we stayed in a tiny village called Kinpun base camp. It is not far from Kyaikto, but close to...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma8 Comments »
For the women of Iran, with love!

For the women of Iran, with love!

It took me some time to create this post, because I was afraid that I have not gathered enough pictures so that you understand everything I want to...
Iran, Middle East15 Comments »
Saddar Cave or Hell on Earth

Saddar Cave or Hell on Earth

 “Hell on Earth” according to Lonely Planet ;-) After coming back from the monastery on Mt Zwegabin to our guest house in Hpa An we were...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma6 Comments »
Travelers please...wash yourself !

Travelers please…wash yourself !

I have encountered recently many “long term travelers”  which have forgotten the basic hygiene standards, or better said they have...
Travel experiences5 Comments »
Sunset & Sunrise at Mt Zwegabin

Sunset & Sunrise at Mt Zwegabin

There are several tings to see & do around Hpa An. We have chosen to hike to the monastery at Mt Zwegabin as the first thing to do as it combines...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma6 Comments »
Travel Report - Myanmar / Burma, November 2012

Travel Report – Myanmar / Burma, November 2012

Please note that it is our experience and impressions, you or other people may have a better or worse experience. It really depends on...
Asia, Myanmar / Burma8 Comments »
5 months and keep counting ...

5 months and keep counting …

Our travels have now reached 5 months, and we want to always remember this trip, we want to stop and look back at the good and the bad’s, at...
Travel experiences2 Comments »