Categories
Travel

5 Best Munnar Experiences

Table of Contents:Munnar at a glance  1. How to reach  2. Where to stay  3. Best time to Visit  4. Duration of Stay My Top 5 Munnar Experinces  1. Visit Mattupetty    1.1. Mattupetty Dam    1.2. Echo Point  2. Shikara ride on Kundala Lake  3. Take a hike upto Attukad Waterfall  4. Take a stroll in a Tea Estate  5. Pick homemade chocolates   6. Honourable mention – […]

Categories
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.

Categories
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.

Categories
Heritage Travel

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.

Categories
Travel

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.

Categories
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.

Categories
Travel

Inside Hawa Mahal, Jaipur – The most ornate Purdah

As intriguing as it might be Hawa Mahal, or the Palace of
Wind, one of the most photographed monument in the world, is not at all a palace. It is in fact a viewing gallery meant for the royal ladies, to view the city while remaining out of the sight of the public. This is why it is the most ornate purdah.

Categories
Travel

The Temple with a swinging bridge – Dhabaleswar Temple, Cuttack

An island inside a mighty river holds a 12th century temple, that has made a mark for itself in both the pilgrimage and tourist landscape of the state of Odisha. Crossing the river on either boat or a pedestrian bridge, makes you realize the river is not just a water body but a living entity in itself.

Categories
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.

Categories
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.