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Wat Arun Temple Vacations in the kingdom of pristine beaches and stunning islands   Thailand

Wat Arun Temple Vacations in the kingdom of pristine beaches and stunning islands Thailand

The fabled Taktshang Goemba, or Tiger’s Nest monastery. Tigers still prowl the surrounding mountains- Butan

Bhutan: kingdom of the clouds

The fabled Taktshang Goemba, or Tiger’s Nest monastery. Tigers still prowl the surrounding mountains- Butan

Baron Empain Palace in Cairo, Egypt ~ The palace was designed by French architect Alexandre Marcel and decorated by Georges-Louis Claude. Inspired by the Angkor Wat༺ ♠ ༻*ŦƶȠ*༺ ♠ ༻

Baron Empain Palace in Cairo, Egypt ~ The palace was designed by French architect Alexandre Marcel and decorated by Georges-Louis Claude. Inspired by the Angkor Wat༺ ♠ ༻*ŦƶȠ*༺ ♠ ༻

Inside the Hawa Mahal, looking towards the main structure, which contains the 853 windows which the Queens (Maharanis) of Jaipur used to view the city and enjoy the royal procession when the Maharaja would enter the city, victorious from battle as commander of the Mughal army (an interesting situation engineered by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh wedding his daughter to the Mughal emperor's son to bring peace to Jaipur).

Inside the Hawa Mahal, looking towards the main structure, which contains the 853 windows which the Queens (Maharanis) of Jaipur used to view the city and enjoy the royal procession when the Maharaja would enter the city, victorious from battle as commander of the Mughal army (an interesting situation engineered by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh wedding his daughter to the Mughal emperor's son to bring peace to Jaipur).

Ritual bathing ~ women from South India take a ritual bath in the Ganges // by Dick Verton

Ritual bathing ~ women from South India take a ritual bath in the Ganges // by Dick Verton