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Heritage Travel

Padmanabhapuram Palace – The largest wooden palace in Asia

Its the epitome of the stunning Kerala style architecture, that has stood the test of time, withstanding both natural and human onslaughts. This wooden palace manages to amuse many travelers from accross the globe, with the fine carvings that can be seen in the form of murals, floral engravings, and immaculate artwork.

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Travel

Poovar – the backwater paradise

Blue sky, merky backwaters, a sandy beach, an estuary, endless rows of coconut trees, mangrooves, boat, birds and us. This is Poovar lake, a nature lovers delight, lost somewhere near the tip of South India, tucked in Gods own country , Kerala.

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Travel

Happy Valley – The secret Mussoorie escape.

Boasting of breathtaking views, gorgeous Buddha statue, peaceful monastery, and enchanting prayer flags, Happy Valley has been an overlooked destination for many who visit Mussorie. It however is one of the most tranquil locations one would find in the whole hill station providing for uninterupted views of the Himalayas.

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Palaces

A guide to the City Palace of Jaipur

Every nook and corner of the palace provides for some amazing sights. Might not be as majestic or carried the great old world charm as some other amazing fort and palaces of Jaipur,, but this has a place of its own. It deserves to be much higher on the must do list in Jaipur.

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Travel

Amber Fort – The highlight of Jaipur

Amber fort is the pride of Jaipur, adorned with the magnificent Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The fort is a testament to the glorious past India has.

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Travel

Darjeeling to Mirik. The prettiest mountain road

Mirik is a small town in the Darjeeling district which has a beautiful lake and boundless tea estates. It is however the road to Mirik that makes the journey worth.

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Travel

Rock Garden, Darjeeling

“Holy Cow!!” we let out a collective gasp as our car drove down the steep roads of Darjeeling. My hand on the dashboard was the only thing that was saving my face from hitting the windshield. I was wearing seat belt, but I somehow had lesser confidence in them than my triceps. Up until that […]