THE COTTON CASTLE

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Pamukkale (which means “cotton castle” in Turkish) is a place where hot springs abound and over the millennia, mineral-rich waters have deposited white calcium on the travertine terraces making the hill glisten brilliantly like newly-fallen snow. It’s quite a surreal … Continued

BALLOON RIDE IN GOREME

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One of the must-do things in Cappadocia, Turkey is to go on a hot air balloon ride in order to appreciate the fantastic landscape from above. Dotted with multicolored valleys and strange rock formations, the place is stunningly beautiful and … Continued

LAKE MISURINA

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This small picturesque lake is a few kilometers from Cortina d’Ampezzo, right in the heart of the Italian Dolomites. Since it has a few hotels here it makes the place a good base to explore the surrounding mountains which abound in many … Continued

GAZING AT THE HIMALAYAS

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After zigging and zagging on the winding, narrow road that could barely fit two cars going in opposite directions, the taxi driver stopped and said, “This is the place, Sir!”. I got down, camera in hand and peered hard through … Continued

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