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Asia Natural Scenery: Top of the World ‘Little Tibet’ Ladakh

Ladakh, known as ‘Little Tibet’, is a bastion of Buddhist calm in a wild, remote region. With a seven-strong herd of endangered Tibetan antelope, hunted elsewhere in the Himalayas for their prized shahtoosh wool.

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Real Thai Serenity: Travel Around Bangkok’s Grenn Hideaways

Bangkok travel: Escape the heat and noise of Bangkok with a trip around the city’s green hideaways,a small peninsula jutting into the Chao Phraya River known as Bangkachao. It’s early on a bright tropical Thai Sunday morning and I’m standing at what many Thais consider to be the centre of Bangkok: Victory Monument.

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Traveller’s guide: Luxury Trip to Indian Palaces

Like the Summer Palace in China, Indian Palaces are more magnificent. Many of these fabulously opulent royal homes are now open to guests. Few structures evoke the majesty of the Indian courts as splendidly as the country’s numerous palaces and ancient forts. Each one offers a fascinating window into India’s immense historical and cultural diversity, from the haunting remains of the erstwhile Hindu Empire at Hampi to the many grand royal residences of the maharajas dotted throughout the state of Rajasthan.

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World’s biggest jigsaw puzzle, Baphuon temple is nearing completion

Cambodian temple puzzle nearly complete , Baphuon was the largest monument in the Khmer empire when it was built under King Udayadityavarman II as a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Shiva. ON a clammy afternoon in Cambodia’s age-old Angkor complex, workers in hardhats anticipation over the world’s better jigsaw puzzle, agilely accumulating sandstone blocks.

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