Tag : Culture

What is the point of taking photographs?

Tourists often want to take photographs to document their experience

At its best, keeping a record of our travels is a way in to understanding other cultures

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What is the point of taking photographs?- blog

Are religious festivals unique or universal?

Festivals like Kumbh Mela are unique to a specific time and place, but share some characteristics with other celebrations

Amid endless variety, the world’s religions also display common themes

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Are religious festivals unique or universal?- blog

How a mountain trail led me in unexpected directions

My hike along what is now known as the 'Annapurna Trail' eventually led me to the foundation of JJ Books.

Over thirty years ago I trekked through part of the Himalayas that had just been opened up to foreigners.

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How a mountain trail led me in unexpected directions- blog