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Shwedagon Pagoda, Bagan and the Beautiful Temples of Myanmar

temples of Myanmar

Today’s guest post on the beautiful temples of Myanmar is by the wonderful Deah Hester of www.palmtreemusings.com. All photographs on this blog belong to Deah Hester and are subject to copyright regulations.  Visiting the Beautiful Temples of Myanmar While visiting Thailand, we decided to take a quick flight to Myanmar to visit a friend doing […]

Wat Ming Muang – The Elephant Temple Chiang Rai

Elephant temple Chiang Rai

Spending more than just a few days in Chiang Rai? I recommend a visit to the Elephant temple (Temple of the crouching elephants), officially called Wat Ming Muang (not to be confused with Wat Mung Muang!) How to get to Wat Ming Muang It’s easy to walk to Wat Ming Muang from central Chiang Rai […]

Temples in Mauritius – Grand Bassin and Beyond

Sockalingum Temple Approach

The predominantly Hindu island of Mauritius lies in the Indian Ocean around 855km from Madagascar. The island is abundant in tourism due to the coral reefs, beaches and natural landscape. The combination of colonial influences and a history of slavery from India has resulted in a melting pot of language, culture and religion. French is […]