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Daringbadi – Experiences, Best Resort and Tourist Places

Darigbadi is undoubtedly the coldest place of Odisha, so much so that whether there was Snowfall in Daringbadi or not has lately become the parameter of deciding if the winter was strong enough. In my eyes however, the raw natural beauty of the place is what makes it a must visit for everyone.

Perched atop 3000 ft, this quite hill station of the eastern ghats, is blessed with thick rain forest, coffee garden and green valleys all around. Even the roads are as scenic as they can get. Meandering through a think cover of green, with hills and valeys playing hide and seek with every passing kilometre, one can only praise the person who coined the term Kashmir of Odisha, to describe this gem.

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Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kerala – 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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Poovar backwaters – a 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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Jew Town, Kerala- the oldest Jewish settlement in India

Jew town is an age old settlement of Jewish people in Kochi, Kerala; with some estimates going as early as the 6th Century BCE.
Teeming with antique, textile and handicraft shops; Jew Town, a remnant of India’s colorful history, today stands as a testament of inclusion, of culture, of taste and of humanity.

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Jirang (Chandragiri) – The Tibetan village in Odisha

Jirang also known as Chandragiri, is a small village in Gajapati district of Odisha, which boasts of a small but significant Tibetan population. The village had maintained a very low profile untill it became home to the largest buddhist monastery of Eastern India in 2010.

Since then, slowly and steadily its popularity has grown within the tourist circles of India and abroad. Visitors from all parts of the world now flock the small village to experience the unadultrated village life, get bowled over by the mighty Eastern ghats and get wowed by the beautiful Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery.

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A tour of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas Palace).

Also known as the Amba Vilas Palace, this grand structure is located at the heart of Mysore city, dominating the city’s skyline.

The first iteration of this palace was built in the 14th century by Yaduraya Wodeyar, after which this palace has been reconstructed and renovated several times, to become the architectural and artistic marvel it is today.

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Kamakhya Temple of Assam – Myth, Legend and Devotion

Table of Contents:Kamakhya Temple at a Glance  1. How to reach  2. Timings  3. Entries My journey to Kamakhya Temple  1. The Temple Complex  2. Mythological Origins  3. History of Kamakhya Temple  4. The main temple  5. Sacrifices in the temple  6. The Darshan  7. The inner sanctum(Garbhagriha)  8. The experience Animal Sacrifices at Kamakhya Temple of Guwahati, Assam has over time earned so much media […]

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5 best experiences of Mussoorie

Mussoorie is an elegant town, steeped in old world charm where one can catch a glimpse of the layers upon layers of hills, rising up higher and higher to join the eternally snow clad Himalayas. The spectacular views of steep, rolling hills draped in dense forests of oak, cedar, pine, birch rhododendron and Deodar trees will have you goggling with wonder.

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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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The tale of fire and water – Ganga Aarti , Haridwar

Hymns, chants, flowers, floating lamps and blazing torches, all come together, to create a perfect symphony, beautiful and borderline hypnotic. The Ganga Aarti, an ode to the mighty Ganges (Ganga), is held every evening, at the Har Ki Pauri Ghat of Haridwar, Uttarakhand.