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2019

A palace that welcomes monsoon to Lake City

Those who have been to Udaipur and would have gone out in the evening for a stroll along any of its lakes, they would have certainly noticed an illuminated castle looking like almost hanging in thin air towards the west of the city. Well, in daylight you can locate it very clearly, unless it is […]

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Hampi in Monsoon : Images from Hemakuta Hills

We are in UNESCO World heritage site of Hampi in Karnataka and have already went through the Virupaksha temple which is considered to be the most sacred of Hampi’s all temples. Right to the north of Virupaksha temple in Hampi is a big rock face which is known as Hemakuta Hill. It is not a […]

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Hampi in Monsoon : Virupaksha Temple

Hampi is indeed one of the most prominent heritage sites in peninsular India. In our childhood, we all had been deeply associated with stories of Raja Krishna Dev Raya (Krishnadevaraya) and Tenali Raman (Ramkrishna). It is always fascinating to be there where all those immortal stories of Vijayanagara empire would have taken place. Hampi is […]

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Top 10 travel ideas for September

Monsoon might not be great this year but September is still fun. Rains have already subsided, although they were never so severe this season. Not many holidays in store, but still month is full of activity. From monsoon festivals to, music festivals and a whole lot of religious occasions from Ganesh Chaturthi and Durga Puja, […]

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Photo of the day- Taj and the Yamuna

Monsoon rains in the Himalayan region has brought the life into rivers in plains. View of Taj Mahal at Agra  is entirely different once you see it from Mahtab Bagh side with Yamuna flowing in between. You don’t get this panoramic view anywhere else. It has been pleasant viewing in last few days…  

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Photo of the day – Fishing in Monsoon

The famous stilt fishermen of Sri Lanka, unmoved by strong monsoon. Fishermen in Sri Lanka use stilts to catch a fish. Stilt Fishing is an old tradition practiced by around 500 fishing families in Galle, in southwestern-most Sri Lanka, especially around the towns of Koggala,Kathaluwa, and Ahangama. They usually fish during sunset, noon and sunrise, with each one taking their elevated […]

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Photo of the Day- The Indian Monsoon

A cow crossing a river in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, overflowing during the monsoon rains.

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To tour Kerala on internet, use gestures

Planning a trip to Kerala in south India? If you go on the internet, you will no longer have to use a mouse or keyboard to browse a section of the of Kerala Tourism website – you can instead gesture! In a pioneering development, the Kerala State Tourism Board allows users to access the site, […]

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Rain plays spoilsport for Kerala’s Monsoon tourism

With unrelenting rains submerging parts of Alappuzha, organisers are fearing poor spectator response to the hugely popular Nehru Boat Race. The event is held every year on the second Saturday of August. Alappuzha has been hit by torrential rains, making life miserable. A good section of the working class is without work.”Many parts of our […]

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Nature’s fury at Holy Shrine

One of India’s most known religious shrine has been facing nature’s fury like never before. Little township housing Kedarnath shrine at an altitude of 3593 metres above sea level in hill state of Uttarakhand has been ravaged by a sudden cloudburst on Sunday, 16th June 2013. Euphoria over early onset of yearly monsoon in the […]

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