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Work Your Heart For Buddha
Mount Phousi is almost the geographical centre of Luang Prabang, a small mountain that rises to just over 150 metres above the surrounding landscape. It is perfect place from which to view the city or to watch the sun rise or set over the Mekong River and nearby mountains.
You can climb [...]

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Our little Honda “zinger” motorbike zooms along the blacktop road at “a clip”. The wind is in our eyes and our senses are soaking up the sights and sounds of this clear, warm Phuket afternoon. “Was that a little elephant?” Indeed it was. I pull over to the side of the road [...]

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Christmas is only two days away and there is probably not a lot under the tree (if there is a tree). However, on a beach that was devastated by the world’s most destructive tsunami just 9 years ago, a small girl has already received a gift.
In a quiet area where a local river flows [...]

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We recently learned that the TravelSupermarket host an annual photographic competition called “Capture The Colour”.  We were very kindly nominated to by Lydian at Shoutography.  Being keen photographers we decided to put some shots forward and enter the competition.  Capture the colour asks us to post photos that represent Green, Yellow, Blue, White and Red. [...]

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They’re bright and beautiful. They attract everyone’s attention and they disrupt a city’s “streetscape” in a wonderfully attractive way. They are painted pachyderms and between July 13th and October 18th 2013 they took over the streets of Luxembourg. A summer and autumn treat for locals and tourists.
But why are they here? [...]

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The gall that this Gallus Gallus has.  Doesn’t he know we are on holidays.  I’ll give you “cock-a-doodle do”.  Who needs an alarm clock when you have a suburban chicken coop outside your window?  I tweak my earplugs and press them into my ear canal just a little further.  Zzzzzzzzzzz!  Morning one.
Today, morning two, no [...]

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