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... and try to explore the culture of countries through the medium of cinema!
This blog (ie Part 1) lists a movie per country ( 50 in total here). It may not be the best in terms of critical acclaim but it is just a personal recommendation.
(Please Note :
List of movies are arranged in alphabetical order of the countries in that continent .
In some cases, I may have watched only one movie from that country ...
... alive with farming activity and clear azure rivers flowing over a bed of white rounded rocks. Fields of buckwheat, rice and potatoes, orchards, and dairy farms abound in the valley.
Staying in Jakar, the main town was a perfect base to explore from. Jakar is a small town, with one wide street and a couple of small side streets, but has a really vibrant feel to it. The Jakar Dzong dominates the town. Meaning the 'castle of the ...
... to a huge wooden entrance gateway with heavy doors. After wandering through stone cobbled laneways of whitewashed buildings I reached the main square. Two old women wrapped in blankets were sitting and sieving rice near the huge main prayer hall. The atmosphere inside was incredible, so serene and spiritual, shafts of sun lighting up beautiful murals, religious relics and shrines, and a 5 metre high Buddha. After a lot of asking around, the senior monk with the only key let ...
... and decorated with colourful prayer flags. Played soccer with some kids hanging around up there and watched some men up ladders repainting mandalas on the surrounding walls. Walked along narrow footpaths through past lovely traditionalstone houses, all with little vegie patches. Crossed the river on a flimsy wire ‘hanging bridge’ decked with lots of prayer flags, and saw a guy fishing with a long bamboo pole (It soon snapped in half!) Still ...
Now 13 strong, we headed off to the Bhutanese border. Along the way we stopped at a small village market. Within moments we attracted a large crowd of onlookers who were very curious about from where we came. It was a matter of dueling cameras. They took pictures of us while we took ones of them.
Just before crossing into Bhutan, we stopped to have a box lunch among the tea plants. Assam, the state we were in, is known for its tea. The women, always women, ...
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