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India will never fail to amaze and delight the traveler. Every meeting has meaning, the land is ancient and history and spirit abound. Modern India is fast changing, everyone is tech savvy and business wise. The deep traditions and culture flavor everything in India, just like the hot peppers in the curry.
The first thing you notice upon disembarking in Kathmandu is the quality of the mountain air. The next thing is the sweet quality of the Nepalese people and their amazing land. Buddha was born here and his power and that of other saints greets you everywhere as you explore this magical land.
This nation of thousands of islands, spreads over 3500 miles of ocean, has the 4th largest population in the world, and has the largest Muslim population. The people are open and honest and live in gratitude for the beautiful land that they inhabit.
Life in Guatemala is rich in color and spirit. Beautiful hand weaving is as common as uphill and downhill. Mayans, even after centuries of Spanish influence, retain a strong sense of their essence and vibrate with the Sacred Earth in ways all the travelers can feel.
A truly wonderful place to visit, Vietnam has a thousand miles of coast. Its shape is like a tropical reverse mirror image of California. Vietnam has grown quickly, especially since it was only in the 1990's that she opened her heart and borders to the West. Vietnam's people are as impressive as its beautiful countryside and great food. ThailandBeing in Thailand feels like being in the womb. The traveler experiences Thailand's wet, warm climate, and gets fed and nourished easily on every street corner. The Traveler can experience gentle Thai message anywhere along the way. Thailand's people have a reputation for gentleness. Being there is as refreshing as the cooling breeze coming off the huge amount of beautiful coastline.
Exotic Istanbul has a bridge to two continents with one foot in Europe and one foot in Asia. Since before the time of Christ, Turkey has been an international crossroads. First time traveler's feel comfortable and at home, as if they have been here before. Great cuisine, including shish kabob--its even great just saying it, shish kabob-- and spice markets and dried fruits and nuts, yum.