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A Quick Look at Delhi Travel Guide II

Exploring the City of Djinns is as exciting as it can get. There are plenty of interesting places to visit in Delhi. Whatever be your interests, the capital city is literally bursting with a plethora of tourist attractions. We continue with our sojourn in the second part. India Gate Modelled on Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, this British-era archway is synonymous with Delhi. Anchoring a traffic circle near the far end of Rajpath from the Indian government, this massive sandstone arch was designed by Lutyens in 1931, in memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who fell in World

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Movie Review: Finding Dory, Happily Ever After

Last time, it was the orange clownfish Nemo who had to be found. This time around it is Dory, the blue tang with a ‘short-term-remembery-loss’ who gets lost. A popular topic that has been bobbing about the internet these days: Will the summer of Hollywood’s sequel and prequel box-office discontent bounce back with the arrival of “Finding Dory,” Pixar and Disney’s double-dip back flip into the same animated pool of undersea beings that propelled 2003’s wondrously endearing “Finding Nemo”. Wisely, the film takes full advantage of what was “Finding Nemo’s” greatest asset besides its lushly multi-hued underwater inhabitants and plant

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15 Offbeat Hill Stations to Visit this Summer Part 2

Askot An erstwhile princely state, the Himalayan town of Askot is located in Pithoragarh district of the state of Uttarakhand. The town is popular for the Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary, an important site for the conservation of the musk deer. At an elevation of 3,629 ft, Panchuli and Chiplakot peaks form the backdrop for Askot. The town has Nepal to the east, Almora to the west, Pithoragarh to the south and Tibet to the north. The spectacular natural beauty with the Kumaon range forming a stunning backdrop is bound mesmerize you completely. Do not forget to capture the scenic sunrise early in the morning. The best attraction at Askot happens to be the Askot Wildlife Sanctuary known for its

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15 Offbeat Hill Stations to Visit This Summer Part 1

In this series we will focus on some of the offbeat hill station that you can choose to visit this summer. Here goes the first part. Hemis, Jammu and Kashmir Barely an hour’s drive from Leh, Hemis is a beautiful small hill station located in Jammu and Kashmir. There is something enchanting about the barrenness of this locale. Admire the architecture of the Hemis Monastery set against the backdrop of the mountains, walk over till the Indus River and soak up your feet there – the adventures abounding Hemis will have a charming effect on you. And if you are

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Reminiscing Ray – Finest Indian Filmmaker of All Time

Born on May 2 1921, to Sukumar Ray and Suprabha Ray, Satyajit Ray is regarded as one of the greatest Indian filmmakers of the 20th century; often referred to as the Bergman of Bengal. Birth and Early Life Ray was born to a distinguished family of artists, litterateurs, musicians, scientists and physicians. His grandfather Upendra Kishore was an innovator, a writer of children’s story books (popular to this day), an illustrator and a musician. His father, Sukumar Ray, trained as a printing technologist in England, was also Bengal’s most beloved nonsense-rhyme writer, illustrator and cartoonist (best known for his work

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A Quick Look at Delhi Travel Guide II

Exploring the City of Djinns is as exciting as it can get. There are plenty of interesting places to visit in Delhi. Whatever be your interests, the capital city is literally bursting with a plethora of tourist attractions. We continue with our sojourn in the second part. India Gate Modelled on Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, this British-era archway is synonymous with Delhi. Anchoring a traffic circle near the far end of Rajpath from the Indian government, this massive sandstone arch was designed by Lutyens in 1931, in memory of the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who fell in

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A Quick Look at Delhi Travel Guide I

Delhi is more than just the capital and the political epicentre of the country. A fascinating paradox describable only through experience, it is a microcosm of cultures, ethnicities and mindsets. Mughal architecture juxtaposed against sky-scrapers, slums in the back alleys of multi-storey shopping malls, 5-star monoliths beside derelict buildings, sedans alongside rickshaws and aristocracy amidst poverty; the city will thrust you into a whirlwind of firsts. The numerous places to visit in Delhi will leave you enthralled to the core. A mélange of mystery, mayhem and history, the city is the political epicentre of the country and is also home

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