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Thukpa

Recipe: Thukpa

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Thukpa is popular throughout all the Himalayan countries, and there are as many preparations as there are cooks who make it. The best thing is that Thukpa may be made with or without meat, and may include any number of vegetables.

Destinations: Nepal | Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts | Ancient History
Little Buddha

Film Review: Little Buddha

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

In this film adaptation of a true story, a Tibetan Buddhist lama's search for the reincarnation of his former teacher leads him to Seattle, and then back to Bhutan for the verification process of...

Destinations: Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | Ancient History
Black Narcissus

Film Review: Black Narcissus

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, Black Narcissus tells the story of a cloister of nuns from the Convent of the Order of the Servants of Mary, who travel to the Himalayas to establish an Anglican...

Destinations: Nepal | Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts
Himalayas, Leh

Southern-East Asia and Central Asia experience in photographs

Olga Mo - peremeny [55]

RADIOTRAVEL is the big long-distance and long-term journey. We travel in countries of Southern-East Asia and Central Asia. Aim of this project - creation of online blog-book. During the journey we...

Destinations: Karnataka | Himalayas | Ko Tao | Mumbai | Hoi An | Guilin | Himachal Pradesh | Kathmandu | Hangzhou | Beijing | Bangkok | Kerala | Ninh Binh | Nepal | Hanoi | Vietnam | New Delhi | Varanasi | India | Ladakh | Zhejiang | China | Port Blair | Thailand | Kochi(India) | Goa
Topics: Travel | People | Photography | Traditions | Food
Kuala Selangor Leaf Monkeys

Kuala Selangor Fireflies

fareeda alhady - aginghippie [80]

Travelogue with loads of pix. Enjoy!

Destinations: Malaysia | Turkey | Indonesia | Macau | Singapore | Vietnam | Mongolia | Cambodia | Thailand | Japan | Bhutan
Topics: Travel | Festivals | Music | Ecotourism | Economy | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping | Nature
A waterfall across the path through Tiger Leaping Gorge

Last Days of the Tiger Leaping Gorge?

Adam Bray - kanzis_slave [1,553]

Deep in Yunnan Province, at the foot of the Himalayas, the Yangtze River (here known as the Yellow Sands), carves the deepest gorge in the world between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (5,596m) and Haba...

Destinations: Yunnan | Himalayas | Tibet | Lijiang River | China | Yangtze River
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Animals | Ecotourism | Culture | People | Sports | Nature | Architecture
Prof. Yin doing what he loves most

Ecotourism in Sichuan

satcha smith - satcha [130]

Dr. Yin Kaipu of the Chengdu Institute of Biology has just returned from another trip to the Hengduan Mountains north of Chengdu and is bubbling with excitement. His dreams of an ecotourism hiking...

Destinations: China | Himalayas | Sichuan | Chengdu
Topics: Culture | People | Adventure | National Parks | Nature | Ecotourism
Travellers and Magicians

Film Review: Travellers and Magicians

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Travellers and Magicians is an excellent portrait of Bhutanese life and culture, with its lush and lofty landscape as a backdrop, overlaid with the mystical music of composer David Hykes. The story is...

Destinations: Bhutan
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts

Bhutan bucks regional trend in attitude to women

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

In the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which only recently opened its doors to the modern world, women own land and inherit property, are often the family decision-makers and are even flocking to enter...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: People | 20th Century History | Traditions

Roadside

Kim Indresano - kindresano [1,077]

There is one main winding east-west road in Bhutan. It's in good shape but quite narrow and slow-going and we frequently halt for oncoming cars, trucks and livestock. From Paro to Thimphu, two of the...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Culture | People | Nature
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