1.570 WORDS, 12 PHOTOS, 2 VIDEOS I stretch, loosen and raise myself out the final position of the Five Tibetans. I have a stunning view over the misty early-morning foothills of the Himalayas. The day before we had set off… Read more ›
The President of Uganda signed a controversial bill that would see homosexuals jailed for life. The Netherlands (first to grant same-sex marriage), Denmark (first to legally recognize same-sex relations) and Norway stood up for the LGBT rights without hesitation. They… Read more ›
Health and safety standards differ massively around the globe. In Nepal they don’t seem to exist at all. Watch a man climb a self constructed bamboo ladder made for giants without safety measures and find out what he is risking… Read more ›
Raj, my computer specialist and now friend in Kathmandu, invited me to his house on the rim of Kathmandu last Saturday (Nepali Holiday). There the valley ends and the mountains start. We went for a walk up into the mountain’s… Read more ›
For thousands of years humanity lived in ‘civilised’ communities practicing agriculture. With the exception of some leaders, everybody was poor. Grand structures have been build and some civilizations were powerful and seemingly prosperous, but economic and technological advancement were nil Place a ancient Greek farmer on a medieval farm and he… Read more ›
Sam & Allegra in Delhi!
Welcome to The Jungle! Click the pic for a nice, crisp and tasty LARGE pic The three sticketeers venture into the Jungle in Kumily, the state of Kerala in S. India. “You have gun?” “No.” “We were told you have… Read more ›
Netherlands was ranked in the top 5 happiest countries, together with Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and Sweden. I couldn’t help but to smile and increase the average Dutch happiness for a brief moment. I’ve only just came aware of the report… Read more ›
“Leave no one behind.” You may be thinking about some war movie, but in this case that has nothing to do with what I am referring to. It is actually the first of the five key transformations that was… Read more ›
Not so pleasant to watch – funny – but be warned!