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Travel Postcards / 11.08.2012

  Dedicated to Princess Hsinbyume, the white pagoda in Mingun stands out from other Burma temples for its peculiar style, making it very different from the other religious buildings. [pullquote]The Hsinbyume Pagoda was one of my favorite Temples in Burma[/pullquote] The architectural design, with its seven terraces shaped like waves, is deeply linked to the Buddhist cosmology, and generated a...

Travel Postcards / 05.08.2012

A favorite spot by Singaporeans for a short break, Bintan island was an unexpected lovely surprise of my Southeast Asia Journey. I had the privilege of being invited to spend a day at the gorgeous Banyan Tree, in what I guess is likely the most beautiful area of Bintan, within a luxuriant greenery. I was staying...

Travel Postcards / 01.08.2012

Besides visiting the brand new Marina Bay, with its imposing architecture, downtown Singapore and the world-renowned Orchard Road, an area you shouldn't miss in the Southeast Asia city-state is Little India. Unlike Kuala Lumpur, where nothing really impressed me apart from the deafening noise of the music at full volume, Little India in Singapore is quiet...

Adventure / 31.07.2012

My Southeast Asia journey is coming to an end and while I’m enjoying the last days relaxing in Pulau Perhentian, a cool island in North-Eastern Malaysia, I started thinking over the experiences of the last few weeks. [caption id="attachment_10192" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Life is cool at Perhentian Island[/caption] There have been highs and there have been lows. Moments...

Adventure / 20.07.2012

I wanted to give Southeast Asia another chance. I wanted it badly. This is also why I chose to visit Myanmar. I thought that a country that was isolated for so many years, keeping much of its history and traditions, would gain my heart. But it didn’t happen. [caption id="attachment_10137" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Three Buddhist Monks[/caption] People in Myanmar are...

Travel Postcards / 19.07.2012

It might not have the powder white sand of the Maldives, nevertheless Siladen - a small island in Northern Sulawesi, not far from Manado - is a place I like by far more. Here, the sand is thicker and darker, but the colors of the crystal-clear water are awesome, displaying different shades of blue. The reef...