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For over a century, a railway line has crossed Myanmar's Shan province. The Mandalay - Lashio Express connects the hot lowlands with the green mountains of Shan State in north-east of the country. https://www.facebook.com/goran.phuket
Hey everyone, I'm back from Sri Lanka and here's my first vlog. My mission? To find out what Sri Lankan food is all about. In this 5 episode series, I traveled from Colombo to Galle, then Kandy. I tried local food, street food, 5 star food, I stayed from family accommodation to five star hotels and villas to see how the food compared. Watch the whole series to see it all. This is part one, enjoy! (Thank you to all my followers who sent me recommendations) See all my vlogs here: http://www.recipe30.com/tasty_travels/ TUKTUK Safari Colombo: https://www.tuktuksafarisrilanka.com/ ▶Get full recipe here http://www.recipe30.com ▶ Check out my kitchen tools here: https://kit.com/RECIPE30 Some of the products I use and recommend: https://www.amazon.com/shop/recipe30 (affiliate) Send products or info to: MAILING ADDRESS RECIPE30 PO BOX 416 MOUNT MARTHA 3934 VICTORIA AUSTRALIA Want to post me something? Need a shoutout? Got a product to be reviewed or used on my cooking videos? Let me know! ▶Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/recipe30/ ▶Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/recipe30/ Business inquiries: email@example.com Music by: http://www.epidemicsound.com
Every third week, a British Royal Mail ship begins its journey from Cape Town to Saint Helena, the remote island in the Atlantic where Napoleon was once in exile. It’s like the end of the world in the middle of the Atlantic. Five days, with a northwesterly course, and only then do the sheer black cliffs appear in front of RMS St. Helena. The island’s 45000 residents are often waiting impatiently for the ship’s arrival and panic if the schedule changes. Director Thomas Denzel and his team went on the journey to Saint Helena and met the people living on the island. Many of the residents are descendants of people who were sent into exile there by the British crown - the most famous among them, the French Emperor Napoleon. This is a report about life at the end of the world, loneliness, unique vegetation, and a very special journey. _______ Exciting, powerful and informative – DW Documentary is always close to current affairs and international events. Our eclectic mix of award-winning films and reports take you straight to the heart of the story. Dive into different cultures, journey across distant lands, and discover the inner workings of modern-day life. Subscribe and explore the world around you – every day, one DW Documentary at a time. Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39zufHfsuGgpLviKh297Q?sub_confirmation=1# For more information visit: http://www.dw.com/documentaries Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dwdocumentary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: http://www.dw.com/en/dws-netiquette-policy/a-5300954
Breathtaking pictures show the world's largest cave in Vietnam which has its own climate and CLOUDS. The spectacular Han Son Doong cave in Vietnam is so gigantic it could fit a 40-storey skyscraper within its walls.Tours are limited to 450 visitors each year in a bid to create a sustainable future for its vast caverns and plant-life With the eerie green glow inside the mystical, echoing cavern, Vietnam's Han Son Doong cave looks like it could be on the edge of the world. The huge cave - large enough to fit a 40-storey skyscraper - is so massive that it has its own climate, and clouds even form inside it. At more than 200m high, 150m wide and 5km long, the Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam is so big it has its own river, jungle and climate. Australian photographer John Spies, 59, spent a week photographing the natural wonder of the cave system. "With ceilings towering over 200 metres high in places, the cave is a humbling and belittling experience," said John, who has lived in Thailand since 1977 and runs the Cave Lodge guesthouse It's not a trip for the faint-hearted - it takes a half day trek through a stunning jungle peppered with butterflies and a journey through knee deep rivers to finally get to the entrance of the colossal cave. Adventurous explorers must also pass through the third largest cave in the world, Hang Ev cave - used as a location for the Peter Pan blockbuster.
The video follows 24 days of constantly moving around, seeing places and meeting exciting people in the fascinating Sri Lankan territory, filled with temples, mountains, jungles, beaches, wildlife and many more. It was a unique experience and the first time we experienced an Asian culture.. quite amazing! People are among the nicest we've ever met and we left the country with friends there :) enjoy!
Asia’s most beautiful railway line? The “Main Line” cuts through tea plantations and jungle, then passes Buddhist temples and relicts of the British Empire.
In the 19th century the British built a railway in what was then their colony of Ceylon. Their idea was to transport goods such as tea from the highlands to the port of Colombo. Today it’s mainly only locals and tourists who use the so-called "Main Line." The route is considered one of the most picturesque in the whole of Asia.
Our trip takes us from the capital, Colombo, to Ella in the highlands. Our first stop is one of the country’s largest elephant orphanages. And then on to Kandy, the former capital of the Singhalese kingdom. The city is home to the famous Temple of the Tooth, which is said to house the Buddha’s top left canine. The train then winds its way further up into the highlands. We watch tea pickers at work and go to a tea factory to discover where the aroma comes from. Nuwara Eliya is Sri Lanka’s highest town at an altitude of almost 1900 meters, where a racecourse still brings the colonial era back to life. The stations have also retained their own colonial charm: in 1901, a signaling system was set up to make the long journey safer. And those suffering from the altitude can catch their breath at the final stop, the spa in Ella.
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