Even though the Thang Long Imperial Citadel of Hanoi has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the actual site has little, if any, visible remnants of its former stature as the imperial capital of Vietnam. What is left is mostly the colonial administration buildings built by the French in the 19th Century.
The Sanchi Stupas are a Buddhist complex on a hilltop at Sanchi Town in the State of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is located in 46 kilometers (29 mi) north-east of … Read more
For an India tiger safari, visit Madhya Pradesh in the heart of India. Heavily forested, this central India state offers relatively clean air, wonderful cuisine based on locally grown produce, and close-up opportunities to meet local people and appreciate their crafts and daily routines. With luck–and some good guides–you’ll enjoy a tiger sighting, too. But that’s just a piece of the Madhya Pradesh story.
There have been many times many times in our travels when I have been speechless. Looking up at this ceiling in the Blue Mosque of Istanbul is one of them. … Read more