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Mongolian child jockeys – tradition vs business

We have been travelling through the vast and expansive steppe of the Gobi desert in Mongolia for more than two hours. The driver of ourRead More »

The brick factories in Bangladesh and the people who work there

   The rickety taxi flew at a frantic pace on Dhaka's ring road when the view in front of me suddenly appeared; it was Dante'sRead More »

The Elegant Mystery of the Hama-rikyū Gardens in Tokyo, Japan

I travelled twice to Japan. Every time I spent at least a few hours in different gardens, strolling, taking pictures or just enjoying the scenery.Read More »

The Dhmaal Sufi Ritual at the Lal Temple in Sehwan, Pakistan

"As you start to walk on the way, the way appears" RumiI had seen the Sufis in Istanbul many years ago. Then, I read aboutRead More »

Visiting pastoralists in the Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Most Mongolians living outside the capital Ulaanbaatar are pastoralists. They occupy yurts, scattered hundreds of kilometres from each other, far from civilization. “What were theRead More »

The Hindu Street/Shankhari Bazaar in old (Puran) Dhaka, Bangladesh

I strolled for several hours along and around Hindu Street, one of the oldest areas in Old Dhaka (Puran Dhaka). Most Hindu people, who remainedRead More »
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