Tagged: temples

Java, Prambanan, Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta: a Temple and a Volcano!

Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia, So the lure of Borobudur was too much, Java had been on my must-go list for a while, this huge temple just had to be seen with my own eyes. Yet Borobudur would have to wait, I would build up to it...

Bagan

Bagan – You’ve never seen so many temples!

The plains of Bagan are arguably Burma’s most iconic view, a vista of thousands of Buddhist temples peppered across the landscape. Over three thousand brick stupas pierce the sky, constructed between the 11th and 13th centuries, once part of a great city that was at...

Exploring Beijing, from a palace to the streets

Our favourite site in Beijing was definitely the Summer Palace, we spent a sunny day exploring this fabulous royal park and found it far more absorbing than the Forbidden City. Maybe it was the glittering lake or the leafy parkland, whatever it was we thoroughly...