Kundun – a movie describes the life of the current Dalai Lama

Although it is quite weird to hear everyone in Tibet and China speaking English, this movie revealed what had happened when China conquered Tibet in the 50s, forcing the 14th Dalai Lama (Kundun) to flee to India. Mao said that “Religion is poison”, but I think that “Power and money are way stronger poisons then,… Read More Kundun – a movie describes the life of the current Dalai Lama

Blood and tears in the construction of Trans-Siberian railway

This magnificent intercontinential railway project was built in the late 19th century and finished in the early 20th. Under the command of Tsar emperor Alexander III, his initial aim was to relocate Russian population into remote Siberian and start to exploit the natural resources in the far east. The whole project was divided into 7… Read More Blood and tears in the construction of Trans-Siberian railway