August 17, 2013
bhutanese culture

Introduction to Basic Bhutanese Culture

The Dzong     The dzong is the predominant architectural feature of Bhutan. You’ll see one in nearly every city you visit. It was these fortresses […]
August 10, 2013
Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya

Sitting under the Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya

Of the four sites associated with Buddha, this is the most revered. In 623 BC, Siddhartha Guttama, son of the Brahman, came here to meditate. Today, […]
November 8, 2012

Photos from the Road: The Temple of Borobudur at Dawn

Our flight landed in the central Java city of Semarang.  Java is the world’s most populated island and is home to nearly 60% of Indonesia’s 238 […]