Traveller’s Tale found lurking in a leather-bound travel journal from India

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Handmade Gift : Leather-bound Travel Journal / Diary from Rajasthan in India

As I sat by our office window today on Australia’s beautiful and clean Sunshine Coast, I opened a desk draw and pulled out an old leather-bound travel journal from India. Handmade Gift : Leather-bound Continue Reading →

Planet Pilgrim Met the Future Buddha in Bangladesh

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Planet Pilgrim in Buddhist Bangladesh with two mini-monks

Our goal was to behold a 1400-year-old stone carving of the Buddha. It was in a tiny Buddhist temple in a rice paddy field near the Karnaphuli River, about 20 kilometres out of Chittagong. Hindu Continue Reading →

World Gift Shop, Fair Trade Friend & Hand-Made Third World Gifts

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Kathmandu, Nepal - Casual Trading below a Buddhist Stupa

Planet Pilgrim’s World Gift Shop defines the term “World Gift Shop”. In fact, the title of this blog post pretty much sums up the ethical approach and product range of Planet Pilgrim Continue Reading →

Moroccan Snake Charmers in the Mosque at the End of the World

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Snake Charmers in Djemaa el-Fnaa, Marrakesh, Morocco

Moroccan snake charmers are in the mosque at the end of the world. This refers to Djemaa el-Fnaa, the main square in Marrakesh ( also spelled, Marrakech ) in Morocco, the land Continue Reading →