The Great Wall of Nanjing (Ming city wall)

I was not unaware that Nanjing was one of China's four imperial cities and one…


Hezarfen - Ahmed Celebi, story of a bird man

A cold sweat wraps him and the blood and his heartbeats hit strongly on his…


Istanbul, crawling across the rooftops of Büyük Valide Han

If anyone doubts that Istanbul is a city in which having the sense of adventure…


Bodhnath, Tibetan heart of Nepal

Nepal is an interesting blend of religions, territories and peoples, which…


Walking along the european Bosphorus coast: Bebek and Arnavutköy

Istanbul never cease to amaze me. In a city of nearly fifteen million…


Osman Hamdi Bey: godfather of turkish art and culture

Osman Hamdi Bey (1842-1910) was an influent and unique character that left his…


Bishnois: ecologists of the Thar desert

According to the eco-religion founded in the fifteenth century by a farmer in…


Sahaflar Çarşisi, the old Istanbul book market

I already talked in a previous post about the Sahaflar Çarsisi or antique books…


Corlulu Ali Pasha teashop in Istanbul

Walking along the Divanyolu Cadessistreet in the old town of Istanbul, towards…


Magic Mingun

Mandalay, located 715 km in northern Yangon is Burma's second largest city with…


Secret Burma, the country of the giant Buddhas

I've mentioned in previous posts, talking about Burma and Buddhism is almost…


Shwezigon Paya

His huge golden dome was visible from the distance, and once there we…