Nepal’s Kukur Tihar Festival Is Diwali for Dogs!

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In Nepal, Diwali is called Tihar. Similar to other Diwali observances, lamps are lit at night during Tihar. The festival of lights celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of knowledge over ignorance, and the dissolution of barriers that separate humans from authentic experience of the world. Nepalese Hinduism is unique in dedicating the second day of Tihar, Kukur Tihar, to the appreciation and honoring of dogs.

https://www.thedodo.com/nepal-festival-celebrates-dogs-1218492472.html#d0f27

http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/diwali-dogs-festival-of-lights-nepal-kukur-tihar

Reichsburg Castle – Cochem, Germany

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What a beautiful storybook castle! Would be a wonderful place to visit, maybe even hold a destination wedding? For more travel ideas visit us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/odenza

Victoria Falls, Zambia

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Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya, is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Punta Torre, Costa dei Trabocchi, Rocca San Giovanni, Italy

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“The Trabocchi Coast (Costa dei Trabocchi) is a stretch of coast province of Chieti, full of quaint fishing overflow, some of which have been converted into restaurants.

The trabucco is an old fishing machine typical of the coast of Abruzzi region (specially in the Trabocchi Coast or Costa dei Trabocchi) and also in the coast of Gargano, where it is protected as historical monuments by the homonym National Park.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trabucco

Let your tastebuds take a vacation with this recipe

Came across this amazing recipe from The Bojon Gourmet and had to share!

Let your tastebuds take a vacation to India with ingredients like cardamom, coriander, turmeric, and fresh herbs.

Image courtesy of Alanna Taylor Tobin | The Bojon Gourmet
Image courtesy of Alanna Taylor Tobin | The Bojon Gourmet

Curried Roasted Eggplant with Smoked Cardamom and Coconut Milk

http://www.bojongourmet.com/2014/09/curried-roasted-eggplant-with-smoked.html