Tag: Villages

Bhutan – Monasteries and their environment

Herewith I want to show you how lonely and remote (almost desperate) most of the monasteries are built in the mountains. In some cases over the several (sometimes hundreds of) years the people start to build their own lodgings around a monastery. So it can end being a village but they keep their distant look.

Myanmar day 5 Mandalay (village people)

Around Mandalay you will find a lot of small villages. Although the people do not see so many tourists they are overwhelming warm and friendly to strangers. In deze serie komen de mensen van de dorpen rondom Mandalay in beeld. Hoewel ze nauwelijks toeristen zien zijn ze niet afstandelijk noch opdringerig. De openheid (bijna na├»viteit)…