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Churches and Monasteries : Cologne Germany

Churches and Monasteries : Cologne Germany

Walking around the small old city area of Cologne is a treat. Although the city suffered through World War II,…

4 years ago
Monastery of St Joakim Osogovski : Macedonia

Monastery of St Joakim Osogovski : Macedonia

One of the first stops in my Balkans tour was the lovely monastery of Saint Joakim Osogovski set in a…

8 years ago
Cetinje Monastery : Montenegro

Cetinje Monastery : Montenegro

It’s a cute little town, a former capital of the Montenegrin kingdom, Cetinje hosts one of the most famous monasteries…

9 years ago
Monastery of Saint Naum in Ohrid–Macedonia

Monastery of Saint Naum in Ohrid–Macedonia

Not too far away from beautiful Ohrid with its enchanting monasteries and the Ohrid lake is the monastery of Saint…

9 years ago
Dubrovnik–Touring the Old City

Dubrovnik–Touring the Old City

After introducing Dubrovnik in Croatia as “best of the Balkans”, touring Dubrovnik’s old city walls and the local Dubrovnik Jewish…

9 years ago
Saint Pantheleimon–Clement Monastery : Ohrid-Macedonia

Saint Pantheleimon–Clement Monastery : Ohrid-Macedonia

To give you a taste of the history behind the wonderful city of Ohrid in Macedonia (near the gorgeous Ohrid…

9 years ago
Touring Hong Kong : Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Man Fat Tsz at Sha Tin

Touring Hong Kong : Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery Man Fat Tsz at Sha Tin

I've seen some nice Buddhas in Taiwan, but this cute temple in Hong Kong gives Buddha a whole new twist.…

11 years ago
Exploring Buddhism at Chung Tai Chan Monastery near Puli

Exploring Buddhism at Chung Tai Chan Monastery near Puli

After visiting Fo Guang Shan I thought there is little left to surprise me in how Buddhism is practiced in…

11 years ago
Revisiting Fo Guang Shan Monastery with a monk tour-guide

Revisiting Fo Guang Shan Monastery with a monk tour-guide

With my mother visiting me in Tainan I had to take her to the nearby Fo Guang Shan, perhaps one…

11 years ago
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