ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘Buddhism’

12Sep

During our short stay in Yogyakarta we went to visit a famous Buddhist temple of Borobudur. In fact, it was the first time for us to explore Indonesia a bit on our own, without the company of local friends. From time to time we like to visit beautiful, historical places. We have learnt how not […]Continue Reading

12Mar

We had a chance to visit Wat Rong Khun – called commonly “The White Temple” while our stay in Chiang Rai on the North of Thailand. In 1996 the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat has started his work on the ornate white Buddhist/Hindu place of worship. Until today this unconventional artpiece is undergoing continues expansion. It is […]Continue Reading

04Mar

We had a fantastic time with numerous adventures during our 9 months in India and Nepal, but this was also the time when our bodies were pushed to their limits. We truly needed a proper rest. After two lazy weeks of being in Bangkok and doing “nothing” we decided to revisit Laos for a packrafting […]Continue Reading

09Jan

During our cycle touring adventure in Arunachal Pradesh, we visited the district of Tawang – a place inhabited by the Monpas, followers of  the Tibetan version of Buddhism – Vajrayana. There are four main sects of Tibetan Buddhism: Gelugpa (the Dalai Lamas sect, most known and widespread across India), Kagyupa (the sect of the Karmapa, […]Continue Reading

07Jan

The wildest, least explored of all Indian states is undoubtedly Arunachal Pradesh. To get there, one must get a very expensive permit valid only for one month (as expensive as an Indian visa). We never planned to visit the North East of India, but as soon as we read some articles on the internet about […]Continue Reading