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Travel story 'The Man Who Asked Me the Name of His Religion' on Muslim travel blog Teja on the Horizon | White out of focus sun in blue sky 0

The Man Who Asked Me the Name of His Religion

Why, oh why, didn’t I book another transfer at the same time Rachel did?  I began pacing in the hostel’s spacious common area. Alone, since the other guests had already gone for their day’s...

Wide pavement leading to the Buddhist temple in Sarnath, near Varanasi, India | Seeking Sanctuary in a Sarnath Day Trip from Banaras | Teja on the Horizon blog travel story 5

Seeking Sanctuary on a Sarnath Day Trip

My Sarnath day trip was an impromptu decision. That day, I actually intended to explore more of old Varanasi – specifically the festival that was going to be observed in the Kashi Vishwanath temple....

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A Kumari Contemplates Kathmandu Durbar Square

The tour guide seemed to hope greatly. An older man, he insisted on showing me his credentials as an authorised independent guide with quiet dignity. And he continued giving me his pitch on why...

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