10 things one should not miss in Indonesia

For tourist the beaches of Bali, Gili, Lombok and the pristine lagoons of Raja Ampat islands have been the mainstay of travel itenaries along with a temple trip thrown in the middle at Java or Ubud. But for a keen traveler this nation of 16,000 islands has much more to offer. Continue reading 10 things one should not miss in Indonesia

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IRAN: Uncovering the facts

Persia, as we have read in our history books has influenced vastly the culture of Indian subcontinent. So my trip to Iran was an attempt to visit this impressive civilisation against all odds to discover the arts and its makers in their own land. Once we landed we figured that the fear or the threat to not enter this terrain was not from any external environment but it comes from within our soul. Here are a few facts that surprised and even amused us at times.
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