Tag: History

CHINA, DESTINATIONS

Kashgar- an ancient pearl between the West and the East

The Silk Road- this famous ancient route system has been connecting two main civilization areas for thousands of years. It has been like a bridge between the West and the East. The West has been known for its highly developed classical empires- Greek, Roman, and the European kingdoms. And the East has been known for its “Subcelestial Empire”, now known…

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BULGARIA, DESTINATIONS

A JOURNEY TO THE MYSTERIOUS BACHKOVO MONASTERY AND THE RED WALL TRAIL

Orthodox branch of Christianity is not very known in the world, outside of the Orthodox countries like Greece, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania, Russia and most of the former Soviet republics, as well as some other Orthodox communities in the world. It is an inheritance of the earliest form of Christianity from the time of the apostles, at the beginning…

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DESTINATIONS, PHILIPPINES

A TREKKING TO MOUNT PINATUBO AND AETA PEOPLE

I remember when I was a teenager, I found a geographical encyclopedia. There were a lot of interesting articles inside, about many countries, islands, mountains and other places in the world. And there was a section about volcanoes. Now my memory is not so clear about the details, but I remember one name- Pinatubo. Since then, I don’t know why,…

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CHINA

A JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF YAO IN GUANGDONG, CHINA

Guangdong is one of the richest and most famous provinces of China. Its administrative center Guangzhou is one of the largest Chinese megacities, well known for its economic growth. There are also Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Zhongshan, and nearby- the exclusive Hong Kong and Macao. But if you go deep into South China, to the north part of Guangdong and pass…

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