WAKING UP TO THE DUOMO AT THE BRUNELLESCHI SUITE, FLORENCE

When in Florence get real close to the Duomo said an excited heady inner voice. The Brunelleschi suite was about to show me how…

DISCOVERING 2 ERAS OF MUDEJAR ARCHITECTURE IN SEVILLE

Take a trip to Sevilla if you love Moorish history, food & architecture. In fact pack your bags and let all of Southern Spain surprise you…

POSTCARDS FROM GREECE IN CROWD-FREE SPRING

Blend the symbols of trigonometry with the predictions of the Delphi Oracle. All this while you flaunt the fashion from Ermou Street to outshout the blue & white…

PORTRAITS FROM TIBET

What made the land an indelible part of my memories were the Tibetans. I met quite a few. Quite a few others met me. Often it was just a smile welcoming me on some random street…

11 DAYS IN TIBET ~ STAY LIKE A LAMA AT SHAMBHALA PALACE

Once you cross the wafer thin doorway just covered with a Tibetan embroidered fabric you see a beautiful sky courtyard to the right. The mythical Shambhala Kingdom and its 25 kings…

11 DAYS IN TIBET ~ 432 STEPS TO POTALA PALACE

The Potala Palace in Tibet was of special interest to me as its name is derived from a legend associated with a country next door. India…