The God Ganesha. Son of Shiva and Parvati. Shiva accidentally beheaded Ganesha and escalated a war between the Gods and the Goddess. Narada came with a solution, servants of Shiva should bring the first head of an living creature which they could find. And this was an elephant. This head was placed on the body of Ganesha, and Narada could bring Ganesha back to live.
Day 14 & 15: Yogyakarta July 31st 2015 Yogyakarta is probably the best visit highlight of Java. And it is not difficult to find out why. Close to this city, you find two great temple complexes, known as the Borobudur and Prambanan. They do attract a lot of people, but you might find some spots for yourself by these temples? How? Almost all guides have the same route on these temples which they explain to the tourists. Having a guide is ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Java The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
My name is Anne, 27 years old. Travelling is hobby, but other less expensive hobbies are running, fitness, reading, and having a good diner with good beer or wine. Since as a little kid, I was expressed by the beauty of Africa. I always wanted to visit the savanna by myself on a big adventure. 20 Years later, this dream came true through my first trip to Africa: South-Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Since than, my love for Africa is bigger as ever. Not only Africa, the world does have great secrets left for me to discover. My first trip was to England to the romantic medieval south-west. Follow... full info