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The trip to Dharamsala- Ancient but still Awesomely Alive

The trip to Dharamsala was certainly one I would never forget. It was a mixed bag of emotions. I was excited yet fearful of a trip to a place I had never been before. The hours it took to convince friends to come along, the essential items that were supposed to be packed, the music that was supposed to be heard each and everything was a task in itself. 30.9.2016 The day to the trip

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Mesmerising Elephanta Experience

Ten nautical miles away from the busy city of Mumbai lie the enigmatic Island of Elephanta.  Water bodies tend to have a soothing effect on me and but not this time. The heat and the moisture made the atmosphere in the boat extremely oppressive. I was more troubled by the number of food packets, plastics and coconut shells which went floating past. However, we reached the island within forty-five minutes and then took a tram

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A Slice of China in India

Though Capitalism continues to dominate the Indian economy, the country has had its tryst with Socialism in the past and continues to experience the same in certain pockets despite a thinning percentage. My motive behind penning the above paragraph is to focus on the fragment of Chinese Culture that is still trying to preserve its identity in a country. India shares an elongated history with her neighbour China. Both the countries have close cultural and

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Guide for Accommodation and Restaurants @ McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala

Don’t get belied by the ‘littleness’ of the township. McLeod Ganj hosts an assortment of private and government hotels, restaurants and café. Herein, you will get a list of tried-and-tested accommodation facilities and restaurant(The list of hotels is subject to the number of user reviews we get.) Accommodation Takhiyal Guest House For those looking for a cute and neat little place to lodge, this is the place to go. Every room is equipped with a

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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

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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

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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

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Krishna Janmashtami celebration all over the World

Krishna Janmashtami (Devanagari कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी kṛṣṇa janmāṣṭamī), also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti or sometimes simply as Janmashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The festival is celebrated on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of the month of Shravan (August–September) in the Hindu calendar. Rasa lila, dramatic enactments of the life of

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Amazing tourist attractions of Jaipur visible from my house

I have been living in Amer, Jaipur since 2010 and not many know that 60% of popular tourist destinations in Jaipur are in Amer. Amer use to be a separate city from Jaipur and even had a separate king. But the Indian government after independence included Amer as a part of pink city Jaipur. Well so much with history lessons and lets get to some real stuff. So I am at Amer and from here

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The Perfect Haven for Tired City Dwellers – McLeod Ganj

If you are looking for a short 3-4 days relaxing break from your hectic schedule, try a trip to McLeod Ganj. The breathtaking beauty of this Dharamshala suburb (9kms) makes it the perfect haven for the tired city denizens. The tranquil surroundings can be credited to McLeod Ganj’s historical link with Buddhism and His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama. The serenity and beauty of the township has attracted even celebs, like Richard Gere. Best Way

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