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A beautiful sample of Spanish colonial architecture in Intramuros, Old Manila

In Manila, Philippines, a Tour of the Old Historic District of Intramuros ends with Buko Pandan

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The one absolutely fascinating thing about the Philippines, besides its warm people and stunning geography, is its intricate history of invasions, resulting in the integration of many cultures. More recently, the phenomenon of work abroad has hundreds of thousands Filipinos employed across the globe, and continues to bring in influences…

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The Kali Gandaki from Kagbeni, Nepal

Kagbeni, Lower Mustang, Nepal

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Visiting some places feels like you are travelling in time. This is how I felt in Kagbeni, a small village northwest of Kathmandu, in the Annapurna region, that proudly hosts the gate to Upper Mustang, one of the more remote and still partially restricted areas of Nepal.

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At the summit of Mount Rinjani, Indonesia

Mount Rinjani In and Out

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Indonesia is definitely one of the most exotic places I have ever seen. When an opportunity came up to be there on business, I knew it would be a remarkable trip. Travelling for work, though, meant I wasn’t going to have too much free time to explore the country. What…

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Jagat Lama, Nepal, 2010

Independent Local Guide in Nepal

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Travelling to many different places for work or on personal quests, I try to hire independent guides and local guiding services. From now on, whenever I encounter someone who has provided a great service, I would like to add them to this website.To inaugurate this idea I want to mention Jagat Lama,…

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