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You Know What We Did This Summer? | Temple Bay Tales | Trailer

http://apacheip.com/every-week-safety-week A Delhi guy always asks ” What can we really do in Tamil Nadu’s east coast” during summer? Seems a valid question, until you discover that you can do all of the below over a weekend flight to Chennai. We’ve documented our experiences with a Vlog. Have a look at our trailer! The series launches later this week from the 16th of May on WordKraft. Hope you come back to watch this   If you

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The mesmerising hills of Coonoor
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 4

We’ve so far talked about reaching the village of Kurumbadi and arriving on a Toy Train Trip. In Part 3 we talked about driving to Teanest, a place near Coonoor, early in the morning rain to start a 10 kilometre trek. In this episode (4) we talk about the beautiful trek through Singara Estate from the higher reaches of Coonoor to Kurumbadi by the little waterfall which merges into the Bhavani River, overlooking the majestic

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Dining overlooking the Nilgiris
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 1

Have you heard about the land of the Kurumbas? The Kurumbas are one of the three native tribes living in the Nilgiris. Join me on my journey as I explore the places around Kurumba Village. Here’s the first part in this series as I drive through Mettupalayam on a rainy morning, into the sylvan surroundings of Kurumba Village.   Go and watch Part-2 here

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Mohan Coffee at Kumbakonam
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In Search of the perfect Degree Coffee

Coffee is usually something most of us sign up for at Coffee machines or the small shops, but how about a coffee prepared with a lot of attention and care? Have you heard of the Degree Coffee and the rage it is in a small Kumbakonam (in Tamil Nadu)? I happened to visit Kumbakonam and picked 2 places that my readers would love to see in terms of finding great coffee. But wait. What exactly

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A critical overview of the Indian Shinkansen

The Shinkansen is one of the most reputed and reliable train systems in the world. Shinkansen is Japanese for ‘New Trunk Line’ & English for ‘Bullet Train’. It has established a record for being punctual, clean and insanely efficient leading to it arguably becoming Japan’s lifeline much like how the Delhi metro and Mumbai local are lifelines for their respective cities. Recently, India and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to open a

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Cup Cakes in Haad Rin
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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

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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

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India’s North West: A Picture Starting to Emerge

Afghan Taliban’s intransigence on the peace process coupled with its attack on civilians in Kabul has forced the four powers initially driving the peace process to increase the pressure on the group. President Ghani’s announcement to initiate a 5-year war strategy[1] against the Taliban, American drone strike on the head of the Taliban[2] travelling through Baluchistan and Pakistan policy of stepping up operations[3] on the terrorist groups have put the group on the defensive. The Americans have been

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