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Posts Tagged "Culture"

Photodump: Chinatown, Singapore

Singapore has an awesome Chinatown, set within a backdrop of colourful colonial architecture, a thriving market and some very chatty locals. Chinese Singpaoreans are totally up for a game of regular mahjong if you show enough interest. There’s also a temple housing a tooth relic of Buddha that glows with hundreds of statues in his […]

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Climbing the Mayan pyramids of Palenque

I`ve wanted to come to Mexico for a long time, in particular to visit the Mayan ruins, but most of all the jungley site of Palenque. The ancient Mayans originally called their city Bàak’ (meaning water) to denote fluid unions and fertile lands. Considering it rains nine months of the year in the region the name […]

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Photodump: The Mexican highlands of San Cristobal de las Casas

For my first stop in Mexico, San Cristobal de las Casas served up the traditional Latin goods; spicy street snacks, kick ass margaritas, traditional clothes, Zapatista political passion and a whole lot of riotous colour. I already know that 10 days in the Yucatan Peninsula is just a tease. I can`t even scratch the surface […]

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Back in the Bogota groove

Andres grew up in Bogota in the early eighties, a city with a bad reputation and a politically turbulent history. Leaving to study in Australia in 2006, he’s been a long time coming home; returning to a much changed Colombia. I wondered how much. Does time away from Colombia make you feel disconnected from your […]

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