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Μπουτάν, εκεί στα Ιμαλάϊα…(bilingual)

…he had to make an uphill climb for this photo of the 17th century Tiger’s Nest monastery perched precariously on cliffs in western Bhutan.
First, hiked to 14,000 feet, then he suffered through altitude sickness.
«we climbed 1,000 vertical feet on stairs,»
he said.
«We all wondered how they built the monastery.» Συνέχεια


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The Karmabar lake, Ishkoman, Gilgit, Pakistan

Aggressive Weather at 4300 meters, originally uploaded by M Atif Saeed. Karomber Lake is a high altitude lake located in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. It is the 31st highest lakes in the world at a height of 4,272 meters … Συνέχεια


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Cheung Chau Harbor, near Hong Kong China

Cheung Chau Harbor, originally uploaded by Jim Boud. A tiny island 12km southwest of Hong Kong, Cheung Chau is the smallest of the inhabited outlying islands yet it is the most populated and busiest. Urbanized, but in an odd China-style … Συνέχεια


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From Istanbul to Alexandria, travel in the footsteps of Alexander The Great

By Peter Mckay  The Irish actor Colin Farrell’s portrayal of Alexander the Great in Oliver Stone’s 2004 Hollywood blockbuster Alexander was unsatisfactory from a purist’s point of view. His career  –  conquering three continents by the time he died,….. Great expectations: … Συνέχεια


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Ramallah’s Clubs Attract Young, Diverse Crowd, West Bank, Israel

Rina Castelnuovo for The New York Times By MICHAEL T. LUONGO THE open-air deck pulsed with the rhythmic dancing of hundreds of young people, their hands raised toward the pine trees above them, needles sparkling yellow, red and blue in … Συνέχεια


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Sarawak Culture, Borneo, Malaysia

Sarawak Culture, originally uploaded by Smatchmo. Sarawak is Malaysia’s largest state. It lies in East Malaysia and shares the island of Borneo with the eastern state of Sabah, the separate country of Brunei and the Indonesian provinces of Kalimantan. The … Συνέχεια


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Tanah Lot Temple, Indonesia, Bali

Tanah Lot Temple, originally uploaded by tropicaLiving. Tanah Lot is a rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali. It is home of a pilgrimage temple, the Pura Tanah Lot (literally «Tanah Lot temple») and a popular tourist and cultural … Συνέχεια


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