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Must see places in Thimpu and Punakha

Must see places in Thimpu and Punakha

We spent our first day in Paro and then next morning we started for Thimphu, which is approx 70 km (2 hours driving time). There are some must see places in must see places in Thimpu and Punakh. Here is my list of the places. On the way we stopped at “Iron Chain Bridge” – This bridge was built by great Buddhist saint Thangtong Gyalpo in 1400 on Pro chuu, he said to had built many chain bridges in Bhutan. This…

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Global Vipassana Pagoda Mumbai

Global Vipassana Pagoda Mumbai

I had been to Mumbai many times. Most of the time we visit Colaba area or make it base to go to close by places but this time I decided to visit some other places in Mumbai. We had decided to see Global Vipassana Pagoda Mumbai, where we had not been before. We were staying in Malad and Global Vipassana Pagoda Mumbai is very close from there. We decided to go via Gorai Creek jetty and reached there by an…

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Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

How can I miss Sarnath Stupa, when I am in Varanasi. Sarnath is approx 12 km from Varanasi city and a day trip is best option to explore. One morning after breakfast, I decided to go to Sarnath stupa and hired an auto rickshaw (tuk-tuk) for going and return. It is the most popular & economical mode of transport. Autorickshaw charge around 500 for to & fro journey from Varanasi and wait for approx 3-4 hrs in Sarnath. I started…

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