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The Houses of Monba People Monba homes are two- or three-story, herringbone-shaped houses of wood with bamboo or straw roofs. The second and third floors are used for living quarters and the first for livestock. The middle storey is spacious... Jul. 16, 2018
New Year’s food traditions of different countries As the new year arrives around the globe, special cakes and breads abound, as do long noodles, field peas, herring and pigs. The particulars vary, but the general theme is the same: Share a meal with family and friends to usher in a year of prosperity. Jul. 16, 2018
Love Songs of Tsangyang Gyatso The 6th Dalai Lama Tsangyang Gyatso was born in Monyu area in Tibet and belonged to the Monba ethnic minority. Monyu area is famous all over the world, which was firmly related to Tsangyang Gyatso who had been a... Jul. 12, 2018
Seven Wonders: Machu Picchu Imagine yourself at Machu Picchu, perched on a mountain ridge 2,350 meters (7,710 feet) above sea level, surrounded by jungle and clouds of mist. With its dramatic history, amazing stone architecture, and majestic natural setting, the Inca citadel is an enduring highlight of a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Peru. Jul. 10, 2018
History and Origine of Monba Ethnic Various actions had been taken by Tibetan authorities over the centuries to consolidate their rule over Menyu area. The area became the hereditary manor of Tibetans' Zhuba Geju (faction) during the mid... Jul. 06, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland V Nestled between the conical peak of Niesen and the shores of Lake Thun, Spiez sits on a promontory jutting out into the lake. A storybook Swiss village surrounded by gardens, vineyards, and forests, Spiez has a laid-back vibe with activities for all seasons. Jul. 06, 2018
68° North: Winter Fairytale at Lofoten Islands Being known for excellent fishing, nature attractions such as the norther lights and the midnight sun, and small villages off the beaten track, the Lofoten islands, an archipelago and a traditional district ... Jul. 06, 2018
Winners of National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year 2018 ​The winners of the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest have been revealed, showcasing some of the most incredible scenes of wildlife, natural wonder, and culture found on our strange little planet. Jul. 05, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland IV Mürren – a former settlement of people from the Lötschen valley in the Valais, which still remains recognisable today from the design of the houses and the pronunciation of the Mürren dialect – is the highest, continually inhabited village settlement in the canton of Bern and lies on a terrace at 1650 metres, high above the Lauterbrunnen valley. Jul. 05, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland II A peaceful lakeside village, in complete contrast to the bustle of Lucerne, Weggis has a wonderful location at the base of Mount Rigi. The area is known as the Lucerne Riviera - thanks to its sheltered position under the Rigi, there is a mild climate with flourishing palm trees and orchids. Jul. 03, 2018
Samsung's ISOCELL Plus promises better color accuracy and low light performance Samsung's ISOCELL smartphone image sensor technology was introduced in 2013. It uses physical barriers between neighboring pixels to reduce color crosstalk and expand the capability to capture light, compared to conventional backside-illuminated (BSI) image sensors. Jul. 02, 2018
The picturesque town in Switzerland I Just 15 minutes drive from Launceston along the West Tamar Highway is the picturesque town of Grindelwald. Set in the Tamar Valley with magnificent river and mountain views, this small town comprises of a 7-hectare lake and authentic Swiss-style housing with high-pitched roofs and white-painted exteriors. Jul. 02, 2018
Riccardo Busi and his group visit Global Photography for cooperation On July 1st, Riccardo Busi, President of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) visited the Global Photography Headquarters for cooperation talks. Jul. 02, 2018
World Cosplay Summit Cosplay—short for "costume play"—refers to dressing as characters primarily from manga and anime, with a variety of events held not just in Japan but in countries around the world. Jun. 29, 2018
Soccer Fields Around the World One of the most appealing aspects of soccer is its simplicity --- a ball, some open space, goal markers, and you can play. As the 2018 World Cup reaches the round of 16 in Russia, with matches held in massive modern ... Jun. 29, 2018
Egypt’s best foods If you know where to look, you'll find that there is much more to Egyptian cuisine than the triumvirate of kebab, falafel, and shawarma. Sure, shish tawooq (grilled chicken) and kofta(grilled meatballs) are ubiquitous on menus, and falafel and shawarma are street food big-hitters. Jun. 28, 2018
Athens Photo Festival 2018 ​After 30th anniversary festivities last year, the festival now enters its fourth decade with the aim to challenge the boundaries and experience of a traditional festival of photography. Jun. 28, 2018
Primi holidays and festivals Primi holidays and festivals include Spring Festival, Tomb-Sweeping Day, the Beginning of Summer, the Dragon Boat Festival, Torch Festival, and New Taste Festival. Spring Festival is quite like... Jun. 25, 2018
Primi Marriage and Wedding Customs Primi society has been traditionally organised into exogamous clans with marriages arranged by the parents occurring between cross-cousins and marriage within the clan is prohibited. However today there is great... Jun. 25, 2018
The Special Bond between Fathers and Their Children “There is a special kind of feeling when I think of you, Dad... There’s a place somewhere within my heart that only you can own.” Jun. 22, 2018
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