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#TheBeachTrail- Part 3- Discovering the Phaeng Waterfall.

This is Part-3 of a series where we explore the trail of the movie ‘The Beach. Check Part 2, Part-1 and Part-0 here. To do something similar in Thailand here are some planning tips for you Look out for cheap flights to Bangkok which starts at about 10,000 INR from Chennai to Bangkok. From Bangkok you could directly fly to Koh Samui through Bangkok Airways, but since its a private airport, fares are usually high. You could alternatively fly to Surat Thani from Bangkok, which has direct connections from the airport to the pier and to Koh Phangan/Ko Samui.You could take the train from Bangkok (Hualamphong

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#TheBeachTrail2017- Part 2

This is Part-2 of a series where we explore the trail of the movie ‘The Beach. Check Part-1 and Part-0 here. To do something similar in Thailand here are some planning tips for you Look out for cheap flights to Bangkok which starts at about 10,000 INR from Chennai to Bangkok. From Bangkok you could directly fly to Koh Samui through Bangkok Airways, but since its a private airport, fares are usually high. You could alternatively fly to Surat Thani from Bangkok, which has direct connections from the airport to the pier and to Koh Phangan/Ko Samui.You could take the train from

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Lesser Known Hill Stations in West Bengal – I

It might come as a surprise to many travellers, but there are several lesser known hill stations in north Bengal where you can easily spend a lazy weekend. These include Charkhole, Chatakpur, Samsing, Lava, Loleygaon, Sillery Gaon and a few more. Some fall under Dooars (Jalpaiguri) and some under the Darjeeling district. Let’s take a quick look at some of these. Samsing Set amongst undulating skyline, a drive through the Dooars will take you to the small hamlet of Samsing. Blessed with nature’s bounty, the region boasts of natural forests. Small streams and tea gardens assemble together to make a

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Studio Shots of Veggies

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A Foray Into the Macro World

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A Look Inside Myanmar’s First Real Year Of Democracy – 4

The 4th and the last part of Jack’s exploration of Myanmar’s first real year of democracy.  A young monk in Shwebo, stands outside a temple which was destroyed during the earthquake that shook much of Mandalay Division. Numerous homes were destroyed and a reported 12 people lost their lives. A double amputee begs during Ta-Zaung-Dine, or The Festival of Light. A fisherman has a moment to himself underneath Ubein Bridge. Foreign hikers take a break under a tree on the outskirts of Inle Lake. Tourists have flocked to Myanmar over the past year since the countries democratic reforms. A brick

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A Look Inside Myanmar’s First Real Year Of Democracy – 2

Second part of Jack Hoyle’s pictorial blog on democracy in Myanmar. Here’s his work behind the lens as Myanmar completes a year of democracy.  Two boys hanging out at Yangon’s main bus station. A poor diet and lack of access to basic healthcare could be reasons for the smaller boys unhealed wounds. The daughter of the charcoal shop owner in her Sunday best. A drizzly day in Pyin Oo Lwin, the former British hill station, now a popular summertime retreat for the wealthy. A sand carrier sprints to dump his heavy load. Sand is dredged from the Irrawaddy River and

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A Look Inside Myanmar’s First Real Year Of Democracy – 1

Jack Hoyle comes back with his second pictorial blog. From cricket, he makes a move to politics and democracy in Myanmar. Here’s his work behind the lens as Myanmar completes a year of democracy. Monks await the arrival of The Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi. A reported 100,000 people flocked to hear her give a speech. It was the first time she had visited Mandalay since her release from house arrest. Aung San Suu Kyi was over six hours late, due to the huge numbers of people in the streets cheering along her motorcade. Monks huddle together to keep warm,

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Indian Street Cricket From The Eyes Of Jack Hoyle – 3

The final part of the three-part series on Street Cricket in India from Jack Hoyle. Watching these pics and his travel, one thing is sure, he definitely has a good book in his camera. Looking forward to much more from him.  A youngster waits in the wings as the older boys show him how it’s done. Next man in. It’s not just boys who are mad about cricket, plenty of girls are too. A group of boys and girls play in the shadow India Gate, Delhi. A young boy takes a large stride as the ball goes past the bat

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Indian Street Cricket From The Eyes Of Jack Hoyle – 2

Here’s presenting the second part of the three-part series on Street Cricket in India from Jack Hoyle. Watching these pics and his travel, one thing is sure, he definitely has a good book in his camera.  The batsman makes a dash for it and picks up a quick single. Any patch of land will do. A recently ploughed field hosts an impromptu game. The ball gets lost down a rabbit hole A young batsman takes a swing. That’s what mostly happens in the ultra-short format on the streets. A big swing and a miss. No space is free from cricket.

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