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Summer Festivals of Bhutan

Summer Festivals of Bhutan

Today we’re whisking you off on a journey into the pretty towns and mountainous meadows of beautiful Bhutan for a glimpse of its fascinating summertime traditions. With a firm emphasis on preserving traditions and religious heritage, this Himalayan kingdom, ensconced in a little enclave between Tibet and India, maintains its authenticity and is a delight […]

Maha Kumbh Mela: 100 Million Attend the World’s Largest Festival

Maha Kumbh Mela: 100 Million Attend the World’s Largest Festival

Imagine a festival in which every American from Denver to the Pacific, from Seattle to Phoenix and from Cheyenne to San Diego was in attendance – between 80 to 100 million living souls. India’s Kumbh Mela is indeed such a festival.