Rate our Reviews Ipoh, Malaysia – Ipoh is a curious little town about two hours north of Kuala Lumpur, known for its colonial architecture, street murals, and delicious local food. As a destination, it is popular among the local, ethnic Chinese, though it seems a bit off the tourist trail. I had two days with […]
Rate our ReviewsLadakh is the northernmost district of the Indian, sub-continent bordering, Pakistan occupied Kashmir, Tibet, and China. The silk route between China and the western world passes through this hazardous, high altitude mountainous landscape. Snow-capped Himalayan mountains, glaciers, rivers, valleys, and barren cold deserts make up its terrain.
Rate our ReviewsPolunnuwara, Sri Lanka…I had enjoyed fresh orange juice, buttered, toasted bread and jam, scrambled eggs, bacon, hot coffee, and my breakfast was a perfect beginning. My friend Vijaikumar and I drove from Dambulla towards Polonnaruwa in the north, the central province of Sri Lanka. He was an expert guide who spoke about the […]
Rate our ReviewsIf you have ever been anywhere near Thailand, you’ll know that Pattaya is not exactly the place single ladies go, for a relaxing weekend. After the Vietnam War, Pattaya earned a reputation for sex tourism that is still alive and well today. I ended up in this seedy town because a couple of […]
Rate our ReviewsTarshish, Sri Lanka…The Jewish bible mentions King Solomon as a wise ruler. It also mentions that he brought elephants, ivory, leopards, silk, spices, gold, and gems particularly from a land called Tarshish. Many historians claimed this country to be western Europe, while some argued that it was north Africa. Sir. Emerson another notable historian […]