Indonesia’s Famous Caci Dance

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What comes to your mind when you think of Indonesia? Pristine beaches and crystal clear water?  Well Indonesia is not all about awesome beaches, its rich tradition and culture make it even more alluring to travelers.

So let me introduce you Indonesia’s traditional caci dance, a ritual whip fight, which exists among the Manggarai people.

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The dance performance is carried out by two male fighters, one of them come from another village to participate in the fight. Armed with whip, shield, masks, and sticks, these fighters show their skill amidst  shouting from spectators, who encourage them to show more lively performance.

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The fighters’ performance depict philosophical values of the Manggarai community.

It is generally performed to celebrate top events such as welcoming an honor-guest and wedding party.

The trip was sponsored by OM Tourism and the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia.  Thank you !

 

 

 

What To Do In Slovenia In 2017 ?

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Slovenia will host a number of events in 2017 and one should not miss these events if you are planning to visit this Southern Central European nation.

Every season has its own. We recommend that you lend one ear to the sounds of unspoilt nature, and the other to the cultural pulse in Slovenian towns and cities.

Be it winter or summer, Slovenia will offer something for every kind of traveler.

You can read more about here.

Beauty Of Fatehpur Sikri

Mughal architecture always leave me in awe. Be it Delhi’s Humayun’s Tomb or Agra’s world famous Taj Mahal, their unique and finesse design always propel me to visit India’s grandeur monuments.

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Following my visit to Taj Mahal, I decided to take a short visit to Fatehpur Sikri, which is full of marvelous historical places.

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Travelers from all over the world visit places like Diwan-I-Aam, Diwan-I-Khas, Buland Darwaza, Panch Mahal, Jodha Bai’s Palace, Pachisi and Birbal Bhavan, which were built during Mughal emperor Akbar’s regime. Each one of them will take your breath away with its stunning and intricate designs.

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#uptourism  #heritagearc

Please explore  UP Tourism site for more information on Fatehpur Sikri.

As I always say, if you are visiting a historical place, read its history first. It will make your journey more memorable.

Lesser Known Wonders Of Korea

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Picking the right destination for vacation is never easy. It seems almost impossible to choose just one place when there are so many things you want to see and do; experience something traditional, capture a beautiful nature scene, and go on a shopping spree. If this is the case you find yourself stuck in, one of the following destinations just might appeal to you. Korea is full of enjoyable attractions to match the personal tastes of all visitors. Keep reading to find your perfect vacation spot!

Korean Folk Village: Korean Folk Village is extremely popular these days as an exciting trip back in time, exploring the traditional lifestyle of Korea. Korean Folk Village is often used as a filming location for movies and dramas. Visitors can even change into traditional costumes to become the star of their favorite historical K-drama! The village has many fun and exciting events, such as traditional Korean seasonal experiences, making this village attractive to more than just history fans.

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You can read more about Korea’s other tourists spots here.

Exhibition Of Japanese Dolls In Delhi

What comes to your mind when you think of Japan ? For me, it is their rich culture and tradition. Thanks to the Japan Foundation, I completely enjoyed their recently concluded exhibition titled “The Doll of Japan” in Delhi.

Hundreds of dolls as well as paintings and ceramics were displayed in the exhibition. Since ancient times, dolls have been a part of everyday life in Japan. The dolls reflect the customs and traditions of Japan and its people.

All the images were taken with a Mi4 mobile phone.

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IATA Forecasts Passenger Demand to Double Over 20 Years

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.2 billion passengers to travel in 2035, a near doubling of the 3.8 billion air travelers in 2016. The prediction is based on a 3.7% annual Compound Average Growth Rate (CAGR) noted in the release of the latest update to the association’s 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast.

“People want to fly. Demand for air travel over the next two decades is set to double. Enabling people and nations to trade, explore, and share the benefits of innovation and economic prosperity makes our world a better place,” said Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO.

You can read more about this article here.

Say ‘Hi’ To Mighty Moscow

In my previous Moscow post, I told you how I explored and completely enjoyed this mighty city.  However, three days were not enough to know the city. During my trip, I captured hundreds of images of this beautiful city. So, I would like to take the opportunity to help you feel Moscow by viewing these images.  Hope these images inspire you to visit this historic city in future.

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