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Mongolia on The Trans Mongolian Express

Technically, The Trans Siberian Express doesn’t exist, I’ve Googled it to check. It’s the Trans Siberian Railway or the Trans Mongolian Express or Railway. But when I booked my tickets I booked tickets on the Trans Siberian Express, so I’m keeping that for now. We left the train in Mongolia for a few days. It …

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Golden Temple Nepal. Rat Temple in Kathmandu

The Golden Temple and Buddhist monastery Hiraṇyavarṇa Mahāvihāra also Kwa Bahahas existed in Kathmandu since 1409. The temple is just off the Patan Durbar Square, to the north. You can find it down a narrow alleyway. It has two entrances, the narrow stone entrance below is guarded by 2 stone lions, the gateway itself was sculpted …

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Ayutthaya Floating Market, With A Tiger

Was it the Ayutthaya Floating Market? This  mock floating market just outside Ayuthaya, Thailand, was so remarkable, so odd, so strange yet delicious, that it needs its own little post, to keep it separate from the real world.This place was crazy, annoyingly, I can’t remember the name, but if you’re in Ayuthaya, Thailand, you’ll probably …

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Ayutthaya Travel Blog. Things to Do.

Ayuthaya  (also spelled Ayutthaya or Ayudhya) was the second capital of old Siam (1360-1767) after Sukhothai. It’s got history on its side, but is it worth a visit during your trip to Thailand? What about those all important “things yo do?”  We think it’s well worth a visit. Getting to Ayutthaya from Bangkok is easy …

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Coffee Kopi Luwak Bali. Civet Poop Coffee!

The most expensive coffee in the world, coffee Kopi Luwak, starts with a Civet in Bali. These little civets are hard at work processing coffee beans to make Kopi Luwak. Looks like a tough job doesn’t it. I’d never heard of coffee kopi luwak until the day we accidentally visited a spice garden in Bali, much …

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