Hostel Review – Tubotel

During a short getaway to Langalawi, I stayed at a beautiful hostel Tubotel, which was highly recommended by various travel forums. Located on Sungai Chenang (Chenang River), Tubotel provides breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset.

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Their barrel-like rooms, made of huge drainage pipes, are vibrant and colorful. As it was off season, I was lucky to get an entire room for myself. Staff there are very courteous and helpful. Tubotel has a full-fledged bar and there is also provision for private rooms. I must say till now, one of the best hostels I have ever stayed.

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Few Hours At Patan Durbar Square

Kathmandu Valley’s famous Patan durbar square, which was severely damaged by the deadly earthquake in 2015, is a must see place if you are in the city of Lalitpur.
Located at the center of the city, the square is home to a number of beautiful temples and idols that are guaranteed to turn you into cultural lovers.
Some of the important temples are Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple and Vishwanath Temple. Thanks to its stunning architecture, this place is frequented by tourists and locals alike. No wonder, it is one of the UNESCO world Heritage Sites along with two other darbars – Kathmandu Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The whole area is filled with colorful cafes, numerous art galleries and guest houses. I spent few hours there, gazing aimlessly at the abundant beauty of the place.

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Temples Of Bali

There goes without saying that Indonesia is famous for its magnificent beaches, which beckons millions of tourists every year. However, one simply can’t ignore their hundreds of impressive temples. Be it Pura Taman Saraswati or Uluwatu Temple. Their exquisite architectures will leave you awe-struck. My joy for discovering prominent Hindu temples in Bali was an exhilarating experience.

Every temple has a history to tell. Observe them deeply and you will experience spirituality awakening inside you. I have clicked hundreds of images of the famous temples, which might entice you take a trip to Indonesia.
But before visiting a temple, there are certain rules one should keep in mind. Respect the deities and don’t touch them. Dress properly. Yes, it is mandatory. If you forget to dress properly, many temples also offer clothes with which you can cover yourself.

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Some of Bali’s famous temples are

Taman Ayun Temple

Uluwatu Temple

Pura Taman Saraswati Temple

Batuan temple

Batukaru temple
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A Photo Essay On Pangong Tso

Like many travelers, I too made a trip to Pangong Tso, one of the most beautiful and enchanting lakes in India. I always wanted to photograph this place after seeing numerous snaps on Internet. After a lot of negotiation with a couple of travel agencies in Leh, I finally found two couples, who agreed to travel with me. We hired a Xylo and luckily we got a good driver. After several hours of journey, we reached our destination. I took a deep breath and started clicking pictures of this breathtaking lake, which is surrounded by barren yet dramatic mountains. I stayed at a small homestay, while my friends preferred tents. The owner of the homestay shared many interesting stories about lake, business, daily life and visitors over a cup of tea. Now I will let you to enjoy the snaps.

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