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18 Nov Posted by in Featured, Malaysia | 1 comment

Sabah, Malaysia – The Land below the Wind

Sabah, Malaysia – The Land below the Wind

Situated in the northern portion of Borneo Island, Sabah is bordered by the province of East Kalimantan, Indonesia in the south and Sarawak in the southwest. Despite its status as a Malaysian state, Sabah remains a disputed territory as the Philippines has a dormant claim over much of the eastern part of the territory. It ...

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The Baltit, Pakistan – A Standing Miracle

The Baltit, Pakistan – A Standing Miracle

The Baltit fort is located on the terraced slopes in the north of modern Pakistan. Situated in the Hunza district, in Karimabad, the Baltit fort holds great cultural and historic significance. According to traditions, the north of Pakistan was earlier divided into numerous smaller states, each governed by its own emperor. The emperors got beautiful ...

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12 Sep Posted by in Featured, Philippines, Southeast Asia | Comments

Iloilo, Philippines: Old World Architecture, Seascapes and Festivals

Iloilo, Philippines: Old World Architecture, Seascapes and Festivals

Long before the Spanish and American colonial era, Iloilo flourished as an important trading post dealing with Chinese and Indian merchants as evidenced by an impressive museum collection which includes Stone Age native pottery, fossils, jewelry, burial sites, and trade pottery from China, Annam and Siam. The name Iloilo is derived from the local word ...

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20 Aug Posted by in Featured, Greece, Volunteer | 1 comment

Volunteer for the protection of Caretta–Caretta turtles on Zante (Zakynthos) Greece

Volunteer for the protection of Caretta–Caretta turtles on Zante (Zakynthos) Greece

Zakynthos (Zante) is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, 20 Km off the mainland coast. Zakynthos’ beaches provide nesting ground for loggerhead turtles, the Caretta-Caretta.

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17 Aug Posted by in Featured, Indonesia, Southeast Asia | Comments

West Java Indonesia: A Cultural Immersion

West Java Indonesia: A Cultural Immersion

According to Sundanese folklore, the legend begins with the passion, the desire and the anger of Sangkuriang, a son of a demi-god; the origin of Mt. Tangkuban Perahu; and Bandung, a city on what was once a river basin now bordered by volcanic mountains.

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