Two are the main roads which lead to Leh, the capital of Ladakh in India – road having a coded number NH 1D from Srinagar (Kashmir) through Sonamarg – Zoji La – Drass – Kargil – Khaltse – Lamayuru – Nimmu to Leh and a road from Manali to Leh. Continue Reading →

A story about the Bishnoi tribe from the Thar desert in Rajasthan, India – the first environment conservationists in the world; some observations on the ceremony on preparation and consuming of weed tea as a part of the everyday life of the bishnoi people Continue Reading →

The bus coming from Jaisalmer dropped me on a desert street in Pushkar, at 3 o’clock in the morning. Immediately I find myself surrounded by several early-raising contractors who start to offer me cheap accommodation. Continue Reading →

City of the Dead (Qarafa, Arafa) is a four mile long cemetery from northern to southern part of Cairo, situated along the base of the Moqattam Hills, just nearby Cairo downtown. Continue Reading →

The Sahara is the world’s hottest desert, and the third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic. Continue Reading →

The historic town of Siwa (with a population of roughly 22 000) and the oasis of the same name, also known as the City of a Million Palm Trees, lies in Egypt’s Western Desert and is the westernmost of the desert’s five oases, which also include Farafra, Dakhla, Bahariya and Kharga. Continue Reading →

This festival takes place at the Egyptian oasis of Siwa, located approximately 900 km to the southwest of Cairo, during the full moon in October. Continue Reading →

The feast day of Epiphany celebrated on 6 th January in Kalofer, Bulgaria with a traditional dance performed by local men in the icy waters of the river Tundzha. Continue Reading →

Kukeri are elaborately costumed Bulgarian men and women who perform traditional rituals intended to scare away evil spirits. Continue Reading →

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