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Everything That Happened in 2017 – Travel Article

It is kind of crazy for me to fathom than 2017 is indeed coming to a close and in less than 48 hours, 2018 is taking over. I definitely deliberated quite a while before even starting this post. Even taking time to read through my year in review for 2016, split into 2 parts even! (Part One / Part Two). It left me feeling in a puddle of fuzzy emotions and I thought it’d be fitting to do one for…

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Culture and Adventure in Iranian Kurdistan » Discover World Places – Travel Article

A story about life; it’s unbearable, it’s wonderful, it’s unique taste and kindness from a travelers perspective.  10 minute read. Horrible nights The night was long, endless almost. Man, was I mistaken when yesterday I thought we would sleep in paradise. Surrounded by a one-hectare garden filled with pomegranate trees, the soft sounds of the whirling river down below and the cool summer air on our skin. It was late when we arrived at Sarriz’ garden, and the night had…

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Day visit to Buduruwagala, Sri Lanka – Travel Article

Stories Day visit to Buduruwagala, Sri Lanka   Before leaving for Sri Lanka, Cody learned about an ancient buddhist temple not far from the town of Ella called Buduruwagala. Rather than a man made structure that you enter, this 1000 year old temple rests in an outdoor complex surrounded by forest and consists of 7 buddha statues carved into a rock face. The statues date back to the 10th century and are thought to belong to the Mahayana school of…

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A Place To Reflect And A Promise To Keep – Couples Travel Article

A Place To Reflect And A Promise To Keep The Need for a True Vacation Fethiye, South of Turkey was our choice for a restful and quiet vacation. For those who are familiar with our travel stories, they will notice that this is the first time we used the word “vacation”. The word vacation meant to us spending a laid-back time at some fancy beach resort while eliminating any other distraction. As opposed to our habitual choice of challenging adventures or far away destinations, we took off on June 23, 2018, on…

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Javaher Deh – walking in the village of clouds. » Discover World Places – Travel Article

Javaher Deh – walking in the village of clouds. A short story about a day trip to mystical Javeher Deh in Iran. Eternally covered in clouds, this dream-like destination breathes life, sparks imagination, and proves itself a lot more challenging than expected. Tips for a DIY journey included.  A humble wake-up Waking up to the calming sound of a distant river, and the vision of moving trees as a mild wind blows through their leaves. A crescent moon against a…

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The Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants With a View in New York – Travel Article

Stories The Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants With a View in New York   New York City is home to Broadway, charming sidewalk stoops, and fashionable people. Here on Mindful Wanderlust we love all the sights and sounds of the city, from the hustle and bustle of Times Square to the always exciting journey on the Staten Island Ferry. Moreover, the Big Apple is also foodie paradise; you can often find lots of quality restaurants within walking distance of each other. And…

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