Category: Travel

Srinagar
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Kashmir – Paradise on Earth

Kashmir in India is often called as paradise on earth due to the mesmerising nature’s beauty it is engulfed with. Chilled green valleys, crystal lakes and the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir have sheltered the inhabitants of the hot Indian plains from the times of the Mughals and continue to do so. While the rest of India …

McLeod Ganj
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McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamsala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” because of its large population of Tibetans. McLeod Ganj is the residence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and the site of the Tibetan exile community’s main temple. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered …

Rishikesh
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Rishikesh – Shivpuri

Ever since the Beatles rocked up at the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the late ‘60s, Rishikesh has been a magnet for spiritual seekers. Today it styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. Most of this action is north …

Dalhousie
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Dalhousie

Dalhousie is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh, established in 1854 by the British Empire’s government in India as a summer retreat for its troops and officials. Dalhousie was named after Lord Dalhousie, who was the British Governor-General in India. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas, it is surrounded by snow-capped …

Kolkata
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Kolkata

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of India’s West Bengal state. Founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India’s capital under the British Raj from 1773-1911. Today it’s known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s also home to Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded …

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Dubai sightseeing

Dubai hosts a long list of sightseeing places but if you are planning a budget tour then 4 days must be enough to cover all the highlights. One of the major sightseeing attraction of Dubai is Burj Al Arab. It is one of the world’s most luxurious hotel. Also the third tallest hotel in the world, Burj Al Arab …

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Burj Khalifa, Dubai mall

Burj Khalifa is the tallest artificial structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m. The building opened in 2010, as part of the new development called Downtown Dubai. It is located just adjacent to the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping mall in the world. Downtown Dubai also has the Fountain show as a major tourist attraction. The …

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Dubai architecture

Dubai is well known for its urban development and architecture. When you explore this city you will see marvellous skyscrapers, beautifully designed buildings, well planned roads and transport and lot of development going on in the city. These are some of the shots I took on the day I visited the Palm Atlantis and JBR …