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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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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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Nainital

Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the Kumaon region of India’s Uttarakhand state, at an elevation of roughly 2,000m. Formerly a British hill station, it’s set around Nainital Lake, a popular boating site with Naina Devi Hindu Temple on its north shore. A cable car runs to Snow View observation point (at 2,270m), with …

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Colorado Sightseeing

The historic Town of Georgetown is the Territorial Charter Municipality that is the county seat of Clear Creek County, Colorado. Georgetown is a quaint, quiet town, just of busy Interstate 70 located just an hour west of Denver. Take exit 228 off the highway and take a right into town. Georgetown has an interesting mining history and …

Rocky mountains national park
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Driving along the trail ridge road, cold breeze gusting through the body and spectacular view of the Rocky mountains is something that will surely make anyone say Wow..Amazing.. Even better for nature lovers, this place has plethora of nature gifts. There are beautiful mountains covered with pine trees with some snow still visible on the …

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Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot (4,302.31 m) fourteener is located in Pike National Forest, 12.0 miles (19.3 km) west by south of downtown Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited …

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Royal Gorge Bridge

The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction near Cañon City, Colorado with an amusement park located along the edge of the Royal Gorge around both ends of the bridge. The bridge crosses the gorge 955 feet (291 m) above the Arkansas River and is one of the highest suspension bridge in the world. When I reached the site, I …

Belle dancing
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Street Photography in Boulder

So it’s my first time in the States and I am already falling in love with the place. Tried my hands on street photography using my new 35mm nikon prime lens. Posting few pictures that I took at Pearl street mall and Chautauqua park in Boulder over the weekend. The Pearl Street Mall (also referred to as …

Pahalgam
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Pahalgam – Valley of Shepherds

Located 95 km from Srinagar at a height of 7200 ft, Pahalgam, known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’, is a famous hill station in Jammu and Kashmir where many films have been shot. Standing at the confluence of Lidder river and the Sheshnag lake, Pahalgam is surrounded by thickly wooded pine forests, breathtaking vistas of meadows and …

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Gulmarg – Beauty of Kashmir

Gulmarg‘s legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called ‘Gaurimarg’ by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was …