Art and Food


Cambodia – the land of wonder

‘The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.’ Albert Einstein We travelled to Siem Reap/Cambodia to explore the mystical temple ruins of the powerful Angkor dynasty, which was ruled by warrior-kings. Angkor was the capital of the Khmer kingdom, which had been established in the 9th century. It was the biggest pre-industrial town. About 1 million people lived there. At its peak, ...

Flores island – Indonesia

,Colours are smiles of nature.‘ Leigh Hunt Indonesia consists of more than 17.000 islands. Flores is one of them. It is more than twice the size of Bali. The island is 450 km long and narrow. And it is fascinating! Indonesia is a predominant Muslim country. The inhabitants of Flores are mostly Catholic since the island had been colonized by Portugal during the 16th century. When we first heard the name ‘Flores’, we imagined an island covered ...

Bangkok – a dynamic & peaceful metropolis

‘If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.’ Daisaku Ikeda We spent 8 days in Bangkok. Our goal was to look around as much as possible for all kinds of inspiration. We went out for walks. Sometimes we took the bus. Inspiration was all around. Bangkok is a city full of markets. The open-air ‘Chatuchak’ weekend-market has more than 8000 stalls. There are many food-markets. Almost everywhere are mini ...

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