China 2017

Summer Palace, Beijing, China

The Summer Palace was probably my favorite place in Beijing. It is a large complex of lakes, gardens and palaces. I covers an area of almost 3 square kilometers. I spent many hours walking around this place. It was slightly cold and very peaceful.    

India, India 2017

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur, located in the state of Rajasthan, is known as the "Blue City" because many of its houses are painted or decorated in this color. I visited Jodhpur during the second weekend of February and the weather was great. The average temperature was around 25 °C and the skies were clear and blue. I took… Continue reading Jodhpur, Rajasthan

India, India 2017

Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab

Chandigarh, the capital city of the states of Haryana and Punjab, is an Indian city unlike any other. It was planned during the first years of India's independence with the support of Primer Minister Nehru. The first layout was done by the architects Albert Mayer and  Matthew Nowicki, but it was the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier… Continue reading Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab