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Oct
2018

On the Neelakurinji trail at Eravikulam National Park

It was heartening to see the long queues even if it meant long waiting for us to board the bus that takes you inside the Eravikulam National Park. It was after all good to witness tourists returning in large numbers to Kerala  just weeks after devastating floods, said to be most fierce in last almost hundred […]

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Tulips blooming! Kashmir calling!!

Asia’s biggest Tulip Garden at Siraj Bagh in Srinagar, Kashmir is now open for the year. Normally the garden opens with the start of April. But this year it has opened a week earlier owing to favourable weather conditions. We can also say that because the winter winded up a bit early and it brought […]

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Satsar to Gangabal : Photo journey to the climax!

After a satisfying fourth day, it was time to move towards the climax on the 5th day of the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek. It was supposed to be the last day of climb. Satsar campsite is at an altitude of 12,000 ft and Gangabal campsite is at a an altitude of 11,500 ft but on […]

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Its Japan all over at the Grand Place in Brussels, in flowers!

We said some time back that it would be Japanese Kacho-Fugetsu & Koi at Brussels Flower Carpet this year. So the time has finally come and its Japan all over the Brussels Grand Place, and with beautiful flowers. This year’s Flower carpet is now open for the visitors today. The Brussels Flower Carpet is one of the most […]

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Japanese Kacho-fugetsu & Koi at Brussels Flower Carpet this year

In its 20th year, the world famous floral carpet of Brussels will be decorated in the colours of Japan to celebrate its expertise in floral art. This year, Japan and Belgium are celebrating their 150th anniversary of friendly relations, established in 1866 with the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation. On this special year, Japan […]

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This year it would be Japan on the Flower Carpet

Every two years, in the month of August, the Grand-Place at Belgian Capital Brussels is adorned with its most beautiful attire and becomes a gigantic ocean of flowers. This year will be even more special, as the famous carpet of flowers will be celebrating its 20th anniversary! In 2016, Belgium and Japan will be celebrating 150 […]

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Kausani, through flowers – A photo story!

Kausani is all famous for its Himalayan View- a panorama of the Nanda Devi range from Chaukhamba peak to Panchachuli. I am somehow fond of this place and have done many posts about it. But I have always loved these himalayan cities for their flowers too. So bright, blooming. They make such a beautiful contrast […]

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Beauty and the bee-holder

I love Kairali (Wellness Resort near Palakkad in Kerala) , not just for its Ayurvedic treatment and wellness qualities but also for its overall aura. Place is beautiful and so are surroundings. Some charm  that actually makes you feel rejuvenated. One of the reasons is reflected in photos here:

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Italian garden transported in heart of Brussels

From 13 to 16 August 2015, a unique opportunity to visit the Brussels City Hall transformed into an enormous floral exhibition Several big names from the world of floral art have confirmed their presence Brussels City Hall and the Grand-Place will, for the second time, be transformed into a garden of 1001 colours and scents. […]

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Its ‘Flowertime’ in Brussels this August

Brussels and gardens, a long and beautiful love story. The best evidence of this is the great number of parks and spaces that fit perfectly into urban geography and offer inhabitants havens of tranquillity and relaxation. In parallel with the biannual Flower Carpet, that needs no introduction, VisitBrussels presents Flowertime 2015. Building on the success of the […]

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