Asia

Travel destinations: Asia

Let me start from the beginning so that it makes a bit of sense as a way of putting together all those six months I spent travelling around Southeast Asia and India.

As a summary, this article about my experiences in Asia, linked somehow with each other:

I Am Back from Asia

 

About the first curiosities that stood out in front of me, the anecdotes in my trip and the common features I found in Asia:

5 Curiosities of Southeast Asia

Philippines, the country that gave me so much

My experience in a Buddhist temple

My first week at the temple

Discovering Buddhism, Discovering Asia

The experience of shaving my head to get rid of materialism

Buddhism from Zero, More Than a Philosophy

 

And the concepts of buddhism that I learned to distinguise:

Wrong Concepts About Buddhism

By living for 3 months in the Philippines I got to know Filipino culture and I discovered that:

It’s More Fun in the Philippines!

And got to decode the reasons to fall in love with Filipinos:

9 Reasons to Love Filipinos

In love with its cities, landscapes…

Manila, the Chaordic City

To go or not to go, that is the question

The Mystery of Sagada

In love with the trace of my own culture…

Spanish Language in the Philippines

About my tribal tattoo, the one that got inked by the oldest tattooer in the world. The rice fields and some pigs around were witnesses of such an adventure!

Getting a Tattoo from Whang Od, the Kalinga Tattoo Maker

And about the Filipino mythology that caught my attention:

Filipino Mythology

Taiwan

Flying over the South China Sea, I discover a new country that makes me keep discovering the Asian continent.

The Raohe Street Night Market

And discover part of the Chinese mystery, even if Taiwan is not China.

The Chinese Mystery

India

After the Buddhist adventure, I fly to India, one of my pending travel dreams. I start in the North part so that I can get some peace in the highest mountains of the country.

Dharamsala, My First Contact With the Spiritual India

And spend the first Christmas ever far from home.

Christmas of 2013 in India

There were more adventures around India

How I Ended up Going to Jaipur

And the crazy adventure driven by the mysticity and peace of the area:

10 Days of No Talking, Vipassana Meditation

Thailand

From India I travel to Thailand, juggling to understand the rules of a new place and absorb another new culture.

Oops, I Got Stuck in Thailand!

Vietnam: Da Nang and Hanoi

Around Da Nang

From Da Nang to Hanoi by Train

 

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.