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Bhutan

Bhutan, or as the locals call it, "The Land of the Thundering Dragon" is a small kingdom in South Asia, located on an area of ​​46,500 sq. Km. between China and India. The country is located on the southern slopes of the Himalayas, the highest mountain range in the world, and is located hundreds of miles from the Indian Ocean coast. Nowadays, Bhutan is among the most isolated and unknown countries in the world. For example, the first car appeared in the country in 1962, television was banned until 1999, and modern means of communication are making the first uncertain steps only nowadays.


Glimpse of Bhutan 1125 , 6 Days

Glimpse of Bhutan

There are very few countries which offer such a variety of cultural sites and breathtaking...

Bhutan, Sikkim & Darjeeling

This corner of the Eastern Himalaya has a great deal to offer. Bhutan is unique in its appeal,...
Jomolhari Trek, Bhutan 2750 , 11 Days

Jomolhari Trek, Bhutan

It's nice that in this crowded and constantly travelling world where all the paths have been...
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Chernobyl as a travel destination

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31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...