En route to Tehran from Isfahan, we drove a couple of hours to the holy city of Qom. The day of our visit happened to be the Day of Ashura, the remembrance of Imam Hussain Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.
There are some tourist destinations, no matter how cliche’, are still worth the visit. The Big Buddah or Tian Tan Buddah and the Po Lin Monastery, on Lantau Island, is a “must-see” if you travel to Hong Kong. Continue reading “Big (Tian Tan) Buddah and Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong”