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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Raising the hands to heaven to receive God's beneficence

Five Whirling Dervishes filed slowly into the room, black ankle-length cloaks covering their wide white skirts. Lining up at the side of the room, the men sank to their knees and...

Mont Saint Michel emerges from the mists in Normandy France

I never know what is going to ignite my travel curiosity. It can be an article in a magazine, a documentary, or a discussion with a friend. In the case of...

Woman attending a puja to honor a deceased relative in Nepal

In the ‘Daily Photos’ area of my blog I recently published a portrait of a woman attending a Nepali puja for a relative who had died one year earlier. One of...

Dalai Lama on stage at the Capitol lawn; photographers and security in the background

I cover my head with a towel to get some small relief from the scorching sun. Cameras strung around my neck and lenses stuffed in pockets, I jockey for position at...

Carriage House at Wat Xieng Thong

After I’d dropped my last packet of biscuits and dollops of sticky rice into the monks’ pots during the daily alms giving ceremony in Luang Prabang, Laos, I followed the saffron...

Erawan Shrine in Bangkok Thailand

The Erawan Shrine in Bangkok beckoned me. Following its siren song, I hopped on the Sky Train, which whisked me to Chitlom station in a matter of minutes. I stepped to...