Karni Mata: Temple of the Rats!

Karni Mata – Having heard there was a temple dedicated to the rat population of India I had to go…obviously! I was staying in a city called Bikaner, a lively place in Rajasthan with the usual assortment of colourful local…

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Up with the birds for Tsukiji Fish Market – Tokyo

The individual elements of travel are relatively easy. Then there are those nuggets of gold which bring travel in strange countries to life – hence Tsukiji Fish Market. These tend to be experiences which cannot be found on leaflets or…

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Painful Process of Chinese Foot Binding

Foot binding – also referred to as “Lotus feet” is the practice of applying painfully tight wrapping or ‘binding’ to the feet of very young girls to cease further growth. What is Foot binding? The feet have also been called…

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Travellers Pursuit of Perfection

The Pursuit of Perfection

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