Sri Lanka

Photo: Royston Rascals, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest across the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Strait and the Maldives to the southwest. …

Kerala

Photo: Kerala Rice Kerala is located in South India on the Malabar Coast. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state. Headlines Kerala: Safari park planned to rehabilitate stray tigers- The New Indian Express Elsewhere on the Web keralatourism.org Embedded Tweets Night out in our village #RiverNila …

Tuva

Photo: Dmitriy Stepanov Tuva borders the Altai Republic, the Republic of Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Irkutsk Oblast, and the Republic of Buryatia in Russia and Mongolia to the south. Its capital is the city of Kyzyl. It has a population of 307,930 (2010 census). Alash ensemble – alashensemble.com – is a trio of master throat singers …

China Links

China Flag Links related to China presented in somewhat random fashion: The Wandering Earth (Liu Lang Di Qiu) https://deadline.com/2019/02/chinese-new-year-box-office-2019-records-crazy-alien-wandering-earth-pegasus-new-king-of-comedy-peppa-pig-1202549958/amp https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/wandering-earth-director-making-chinas-first-sci-fi-blockbuster-1187681 https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/heat-vision/chinese-sci-fi-movie-wandering-earth-get-us-release-1181473 https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/2/9/18218479/the-wandering-earth-review-film-china-first-science-fiction-blockbuster-cixin-liu-gravity-the-core #WanderingEarth is now playing at AMC Theatres! Experience this Chinese sci-fi film based on a short story by Liu Cixin. https://t.co/I8BWKDBPEq pic.twitter.com/DykXlrI6rr — AMC Theatres (@AMCTheatres) February 15, 2019 Time Current time in …

Timor

Timor is an island at the southern end of Maritime Southeast Asia, north of the Timor Sea. It is divided between the independent state of East Timor, and West Timor, belonging to the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara. Recommended Listening To the Head of the Crocodile – In ancient stories, the island of Timor …

India

Photo: Urban lagoon in Hyderabad India is bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east, Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. New Dehli is the national capital. Features Wild …

Asia Links

Links related to Asia presented in mostly random fashion: Headlines Presentations From Responsible Tourism Events At ITB Asia 2015 Philippines Eyes ‘Ecotourism Zone’ in Disputed S. China Sea Asia 2014 – Transitions Abroad The Legacy Of The Asia Overland Route   Recommended listening: Asia Overland – adventures on the hippie trail The infamous ‘hippie trail’ …

Wild Asia

Photo Headlines The Toll of Tourism: Can Southeast Asia Save Its Prized Natural Areas? Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis Presentations From Responsible Tourism Events At ITB Asia 2015 Pangolins: why this cute prehistoric mammal is facing extinction Facebook Asian Ecotourism Network flickr groups Ecotourism Asia Twitter @IndianBotanists @WildAsia Wikipedia Wildlife_of_India …

Uzbekistan

Photo: Robert Wilson, Mir-e Arab Mosque, Bukhara, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south. The capital city is Tashkent. Tashkent Chorsu Bazaar is one of the most popular markets in Tashkent. Photos Planeta.com Uzbekistan Links Asia

Asia

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