Biggest Buddha in the World: Leshan Buddha, Sichuan, China

Leshan Buddha

During our month in China following a journey on the Trans-Siberian express, I headed to Sichuan Province to explore the cultural delights of Chinese Buddhism. Sichuan province is famous for its Spicy food, giant Panda Reserve and sacred Mountain of Buddhism – Mt. Emei. It’s also home to the biggest Buddha in the world – Leshan Buddha. Staying … Read more

The reality of Visiting the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a stunning complex of buildings including a beautiful marble mausoleum, built as a gift for Shah Jahan’s favourite wife Mumtaz in 1632 (after she died). At the Taj Mahal, you will see other Masjids (Mosques) and buildings as well as the mausoleum itself. Many people forget that the Taj Mahal is … Read more