Located some 60km from Zabol in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Shar-e Sukhteh is a marvelous archeological site of an ancient city, dating back to the 4th and 3rd Millennium BC. This area was one of the vital centers of Asian civilization in the Bronze Age. The Burnt City was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage… Continue reading Shahr-e Sukhteh – The Burnt City, Zabol
This category is devoted to all my travels around the world Asia. So far I have visited the Asian countries of China, Taiwan, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Nepal and Iran.
Atomic Dome, Hiroshima, Japan
This used to be the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall until the 6th of August 1945 when the atomic bomb exploded 600 metres above, 160 metres southeast. The blast exerted 35 tons of pressure per square metre and created a powerful wind speed at 440 metres per second. The building absorbed the powerful explosion and… Continue reading Atomic Dome, Hiroshima, Japan
Dwellings of North Korea
Across the country, the standard of dwellings varies. The conditions on who is allocated where is based on something which is only known to authorities. All visitors and outsiders rely on information that is officially accessible here and in mass media. I formed my own opinion based on what I actually witnessed and words heard,… Continue reading Dwellings of North Korea
After I had finished with my trekking in the Himalayas I ventured into the suburbs of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. It can be a very busy and crowded place but it is exactly what gives this exotic city a special vibe. Traffic and interesting people along the way.
The four days spent in Havana were a true delight, both culturally and historically. Apart from the usual walk on Havana streets and admiring Cuban music and dancers, vintage cars, rum and food, I tried to immerse myself in the Revolution climate. Cuba is definitely a jewel among other Caribbean countries, linking the turbulent times… Continue reading Cuba 2007