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Unmatched Beauty: Thangkas Art of the Tibetan Plateau

By Jeff Fuchs, Outpost Editor-at-Large for Asia Like so much on the Tibetan Plateau, Thangkas (known as Paubha in Newari), or scroll paintings, were first introduced to Tibet from outside lands. Nepali and Indian artisans brought with them the tradition of “d...

A Moon Travel Guide to Budapest, Hungary

By Moon Travel Guides BUDAPEST, HUNGARY  Location: in Hungary, a landlocked country in East-Central Europe, right on the Danube River. Budapest is its capital Area: 525 sq km Population: approx. 1,7...