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Jaisalmer – A short trip to the Golden city

Jaisalmer is located in the heart of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. Known as the “Golden City,” it’s distinguished by its yellow sandstone architecture. Jaisalmer is a sublime amalgam of exotic Indian desert culture, heritage and architecture. Summers can be very harsh in the desert so prefer to visit in the colder months when the temperature are …

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Desert safari in Jaisalmer

Desert safari in Jaisalmer at the silky Sam Sand Dunes is located 41km west of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan along a good sealed road (maintained by the Indian army). It is one of the most popular excursion from the city. The band of dunes is about 2km long and is undeniably one of the most picturesque in the …

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Happy Diwali – Festival of lights

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu and Jain festival of lights celebrated every year in the Hindu calendar month of Kartika. Diwali spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Its celebration includes millions of lights shining on housetops, outside doors and windows, around temples and …

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Sunset at Seminyak beach, Bali

Double Six Beach, also referred to as ‘Blue Ocean Beach’, is a half-kilometre stretch of golden-white sand that is part of the whole length of Seminyak Beach in Bali, Indonesia. The beach connects the northernmost strip of Legian, also referred to as ‘Blue Ocean Beach’ and Seminyak’s southernmost beachfront of The Oberoi Bali resort, which …

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Ubud Monkey Forest

The Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and Hindu temple complex in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Its official name is the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary(Balinese Mandala Suci Wenara Wana). It is a popular attraction for tourists visiting this dream island. There are five groups of monkeys in the park, each occupying different territories; one group inhabits the area in front of the Main Temple, another the …

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My Bali Itinerary

  Here is my itinerary followed by the list of must see places in Bali. I booked a local Bali tour package online with a private taxi and a driver for 3 days which cost me around 500,000 rupiah per day excluding various entrance tickets and meals. Then I rented a motorbike for 75,000 rupiah …

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Holidays in Bali

  Bali is a small island in the south of Indonesia which is famous amongst the tourists for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur …

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Basic photography cheat-sheets

Learning basic photography tricks revolving around the ISO, Shutter speed and Aperture settings for beginners can be a bit overwhelming. Squeezed into a set of short tips, schemes, and definitions, a cheat sheet is a quick way to learn something, as well as refresh your knowledge about any particular subject. Learn the basics every photographer must know …

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World ain’t all sunshine

The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place… and I don´t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently, if you let it. You, me or nobody, is gonna hit as hard as life. But ain’t about how hard you …

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Memories

Memories are one intangible part of our personality that defines us. Our experiences make our memory. Sometimes we have amazing experiences and sometimes bitter. It doesn’t matter. What matters is that our experiences make such memories that get settled in some corner of our mind forever. We might forget some happenings from the past, some …

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Smile

Smile is a curve which sets everything straight and doesn’t cost a penny. Spreading joy through your smile is the best cure for any kind of illness.