A guide to Yogyakarta’s best temples | Java

A guide to Yogyakarta’s best temples | Java

Jogja (or Yogyakarta to give it its full name) is often dubbed the ‘cultural heartland’ of Indonesia. Personally, I don’t rate the city. It’s very crowded, always busy with tourists (and annoying touts) and, in my opinion, city-centre attractions such as the...
Mexico’s best Mayan sites

Mexico’s best Mayan sites

Our favourite Mayan ruins in southeast Mexico: Chiapas and Yucatan There are about fifteen notable Mayan archaeological sites in the southeastern Mexican states of Chiapas and Yucatan. Some sites are easier to visit than others but we like our ruins and so made the...
Beneath the Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya

Beneath the Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya

10-12 January 2013: Bodh Gaya, India We arrived by train in the town of Gaya, a major transport hub and the nearest significant town to Bodh Gaya. From there, we took an auto-rickshaw to the small settlement which has grown to service the pilgrims and travellers who...

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