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Yinhe Cave Temple – Taipei – A Spiritual Oasis In The Middle Of A Waterfall

View Larger Map Maokong Gondola Station And New Friends I was ready for another hike around Taipei. My guide book suggested a hike above the Moakang Gondola station that would take me to a beautiful waterfall and Buddhist temple carved out of the side of a mountain. Exercise, adventure, some spiritualism mixed in, I’m liking […]

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Pushkar Camel Fair: Surviving Part 2

I found a great fresh juice place in the bazaar. Stools sit almost right in the pedestrian area so it’s perfect for people watching and chatting with other travellers. I found Pushkar one of the easiest places to strike up a conversation with strangers. I still don’t know exactly why. Was it me? Was I […]

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Pushkar Camel Fair: Surviving The First Two Days

View Larger Map The Journey I had been planning a trip to The Pushkar Camel Fair in Rajasthan, India for two years. Now I finally find myself in Jaipur ready for a bus ride to this fabled event. What I don’t know yet is the camel fair is more than just a place where camel […]

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