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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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15 Things to do in Darjeeling, West Bengal

Fondly known as the Queen of the Himalayas, Darjeeling has a lot to offer to anyone visiting the Himalayan abode. Spread over a steep mountain ridge, filled with green tea plantations, Darjeeling stands at the height of 2,050 meters above sea level, thus boasting of a chilly climate all year round. The lush green slopes […]

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Ansupa Lake, the phoenix that rose from its ashes.

Ansupa Lake is technically part of Cuttack, however people of Bhubaneswar consider it as their own. Ansupa Lake and its periphery also serves as one of the most sought after Picnic Spots of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack twin city. Ansupa Nature Camp is also being developed around the area which will add to the flair of […]

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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 […]