Monthly Archive for: ‘1 year ago’

Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat – Siem Reap, Cambodia

A Temple City Reborn Angkor, spread out over an area of about 40 miles in northwestern Cambodia, was the capital …

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The Silver Pagoda – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Silver Pagoda – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Khmer Treasures in a City Rediscovering Itself Once considered the loveliest of the French-built cities of Indochina, Phnom Penh has …

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Sapa – Vietnam

Sapa – Vietnam

A Feast of Ethnicity in the Vietnamese Alps It’s a long and bumpy ride north from Hanoi to Sapa, the …

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The Registan and Shah-i-Zinda – Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The Registan and Shah-i-Zinda – Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Crossroads of the Living and the Dead in Tamerlane’s capital City Uzbekistan has the most interesting historical and architectural legacy …

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Old Bukhara – Uzbekistan

Old Bukhara – Uzbekistan

An Authentic Living Museum The 20th century hasn’t yet arrived in Bukhara’s Old Town, let alone the 21st, and even …

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Tolkuchka Bazaar – Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan

Tolkuchka Bazaar – Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan

The World’s Premier Carpet Marketplace All color seems to have drained from Turkmenistan’s dusty post-Soviet capital, but the Sunday market …

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Cappadocia – Ürgüp, Turkey

Cappadocia – Ürgüp, Turkey

For Those Who Think They’ve Seen It All, Think Again A trip to the steppes of Central Anatolia is the …

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Pamukkale – Turkey

Pamukkale – Turkey

A Cotton Castle of Curative Powers Since Roman Times A freak of nature and a geological fairyland, Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) …

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The Blue Voyage – Bodrum and Marmaris, Lycian Coast, Turkey

The Blue Voyage – Bodrum and Marmaris, Lycian Coast, Turkey

Sailing the Turquoise Coast A sailing odyssey along the “Turkish Riviera,” where the Aegean and Mediterranean meet, unveils the glories …

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The Whirling Dervishes of Konya – Konya, Turkey

The Whirling Dervishes of Konya – Konya, Turkey

An Annual Event Is a Spiritual High Konya is Turkey’s most important center of Sufism, a mystical sect of Islam, …

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