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The Mesmerizing Trek to Poon Hill -The Best Trekking in Nepal

The Mesmerizing Trek to Poon Hill -The Best Trekking in Nepal

“Wake me up when September ends and I will have best days of my life”. This statement holds true for me. October 2014 brought new adventure in my life when I accomplished a breathtaking trek to Poon Hill, over 3200 meters in altitude, near Ghorepani village of Myagdi district, Nepal. It presents scenery of over fifteenContinue Reading

The Sacred Lake: Gosaikunda

The Sacred Lake: Gosaikunda

Many beautiful lakes exist in Nepal, often surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and majestic mountain ranges that are common in Nepal’s mountainous regions. Gosaikunda (pictured) is one of the purest holy lakes whose radiance I have been fortunate to witness. Standing steadily 4380 meters above sea level, this sacred lake is constantly spreading its divine blessing to the people ofContinue Reading

Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas

Puerto Varas is a beautiful small city located in the Region de los Lagos (Region of the Lakes) of Chile. Situated right next to the Llanquihue Lake and right in front of the Osorno Vocano, this city is quite special. During the mid 1800s, the Chilean government promoted colonization of the southern regions of theContinue Reading

Yala National Park

Yala National Park

After spending about a year in Kenya, my family caught what I like to call ‘the wildlife bug’, and upon returning to Sri Lanka we spent more and more of our vacation time visiting national parks and wildlife sanctuaries around the country. Although it’s small in size, Sri Lanka is one of the most bio-diverseContinue Reading

Inya Lake

Inya Lake

In Yangon (Myanmar), we don’t have a lot of parks and public recreational spots. So when we think of places to go relax with family or friends, only a few places come to mind. Inya Lake is my favourite place to go in the evenings, especially when I want to get out of the houseContinue Reading

Cherry blossom season

Cherry blossom season

It’s March and Seattle is starting to wake up again. Months of rain and gray and storms and the occasional snow fall have taken their toll on our Vitamin D deficient population – but the trees are shaking out their branches, temperatures are slowly making their way up, and little buds everywhere feel like theyContinue Reading

Torres del Paine – the 8th Wonder of the World

Torres del Paine – the 8th Wonder of the World

One of my last encounters with the amazing nature of my country, Chile, happened just a few months ago. I had the opportunity to visit the recently declared 8th Wonder of the World: Torres del Paine National Park for the first time of my life. And I am almost 30. This is the first, andContinue Reading

Broulee Island: An escape from urban life

Broulee Island: An escape from urban life

A few months ago I visited a small town called Broulee on the south coast of New South Wales. To celebrate my niece’s 2nd birthday, my family and I took a few days off from our daily routines and booked a holiday house by the beach, to spend some quality family time together and unwind withContinue Reading

A river of time

A river of time

If you’re planning a trip to Sydney you’re probably looking forward to the sun and sea. Both are great fun, but what might not be as obvious to non-locals is that Sydneysiders are lucky to be surrounded by a wide range of other lush natural landscapes brimming with beautiful native flora and fauna. Many ofContinue Reading

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