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  • Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries and Sikkim

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    Sikkim Sikkim is a wonderland in the bosom of Eastern Himalayas with its avant garde surroundings and spectacular tableau. The Shangrila, the Mt. Kanchenjunga makes Sikkim a charming land representing a concoction of Buddhism and Tibetology. With Buddhism predominant in the state you will see many monasteries and ruby clad monks here. For you, the nature lovers, the state has eminent orchids sanctuary where 500 indigenous species of orchids are found. An adventure tour in Sikkim has many druthers

  • The Life Of A Refugee Camp

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    Life is like a drop of water floating on the surface of the lotus leaf. I cannot trust it when people claim that life can’t be changed because of my own life story. How could anyone believe that I was born in a refugee camp? As a matter of fact, I was born there. In the early 1990’s one of the smallest countries in the world, Bhutan was politically active because of growing communism within the nation. At that time, the country was populated with Nepali and Drukpas; two distinct groups of people

  • Nepal : A Life-Changing Experience Of Volunteering In Nepal

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    Volunteering in Nepal has honestly been a life-changing experience for me. Before the trip, not only did I have no knowledge regarding the lifestyle of the Nepali people, but I also did not completely understand the importance of being a volunteer and helping those who are less fortunate than I. However, during the course of two weeks, I personally experienced the customs and values of people in Kathmandu and was able to meet with and talk to several children in the city. Overall, this trip was not

  • Life Is A Daring Adventure Essay

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    in Sikkim & Darjeeling. The eastern parts of India have a refreshing and calm atmosphere with a pollution free environment. We began by traveling to Delhi and thereafter from Delhi we took a flight to Bagdogra. We had an exquisite travel to Sikkim by car where we stayed for 2-3 days and went to all the distinctive places of nearby areas. Sikkim is a fairly compact city which is bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal and it is a place of landscape and scenic beauty. The atmosphere of Sikkim was

  • Germany Essay

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    Germany Education and Cultural Activities Though the FRG (West Germany) and the GDR (East Germany) shared centuries of cultural history, the GDR was heavily influenced by Soviet values and social systems. Since reunification the educational system in eastern Germany has abandoned the Soviet polytechnic model of comprehensive education for all high school students, and returned to the specialized system of the western part of the country. Education Schooling in Germany is compulsory and

  • The Effects of Autotune on the Music Industry

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    Throughout the years, musicians and artists have used many different techniques in order to make themselves sound different and to sell records. Quite recently, many musicians and artists have been using a pitch correcting program called Autotune. One rapper/hip-hop artist, T-Pain, is mainly responsible for transforming the use of Autotune. Autotune was first invented in 1997 by Dr. Harold “Andy” Hildebrand. Dr. Hildebrand founded Antares Audio Technologies in 1990 after working as a research scientist

  • German Unification Essay

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    Germany (west Germany) It was part of the dramatic demise of communism in Europe as well as a significant event for economic and political reasons. It occurred at a time when the

  • British Colonize Nigeria Essay

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    British Colonizing in Nigeria In the late 19th and early 20th century, Europeans had raced to colonize the country Africa. Great Britain was the leaders at this time in colonizing the land filled with rich natural recourses. These recourses were considered a necessity to the industrialization of the world, specifically Nigeria. During this colonization that Great Britain was doing in their new land, you could imagine that the locals were not too happy about this. The British had no respect for

  • The Economic Problems of Sierra Leone Essay

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    Sierra Leone or the Republic of Sierra Leone is West African country that borders to the north and east with Guinea, to the southeast with Liberia, and to the west and southwest with Atlantic Ocean. It is a beautiful country with white sand beaches, orange and coconut trees all around, and people of good hearts; however Sierra Leone or Sa Lone in its native language, Krio, has been underdeveloped and was struggling for many years to gain its independence as a British Colony. Even thou, now Sierra

  • Essay about Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa

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    judge other countries, especially Africa, for their way of living. We often ask the questions, “What if we go to help them?” or “How can we help them?” when the real question is: “What can we learn from them”? Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa is a non-fiction book written by Katherine Dettwyler, who