Siberia

Siberia is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia. Siberia has historically been a part of Russia since the 16th and 17th centuries. The territory of Siberia extends eastwards from the Ural Mountains to the watershed between the Pacific and Arctic drainage basins. – Wikipedia Key Links …

Indonesia

Photo: Patrik M. Loeff, Java Indonesia shares borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. The nation’s capital city is Jakarta. Celebrations August 17 Independence Day Headlines The Fight for Benoa Bay News thejakartapost.com  – @jakpost Indonesia Expat Recommended Listening Indonesia Forest Fires – Science Show Parks http://www.dephut.go.id national parks of Indonesia Information 51 National …

South Korea

South Korea shares a land border with North Korea to the north, as well as overseas borders with Japan to the east and China to the west. Roughly half of the country’s 50 million people reside in the metropolitan area surrounding its capital, Seoul. Headlines http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180708-south-koreas-unstoppable-taste-for-haste Elsewhere on the Web http://www.korea.net Features Recreating the handshake …

Pakistan

Pakistan Flag Pakistan is bordered by the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south, and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. The capital is Islamabad. Planeta.com Pakistan Links

Laos

Laos is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Of the country’s 237,000 square kilometers, about 70% of the country is mountainous. The highest peak, Phou Bia reaches 2,817 meters (9,242 feet). Other geographic features include the Xieng Khouang and Bolavens Plateau and the Mekong River Valley which forms part of the boundary with Thailand. Planeta.com …

Himalayas

The Himalayas is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The Himalayan range has the Earth’s highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas include over a hundred mountains exceeding 7,200 meters (23,600 feet) in elevation. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia – Aconcagua, …