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Tea Gardens at Munnar, Kerala

Written on September 18, 2011 in Hill Stations of India

Munnar is a hill that has been re-greened by tea gardens. Back in 1887, Munnar and surrounding hills were dense forests. In that year, the Englishman J D Murrow purchased the land from the ruler of Travancore. He cleared the forests and planted tea gardens in the clearings. Munnar is now a small town nestling...

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Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Written on September 16, 2011 in Hill Stations of India

Udhagamandalam (Ooty)  is a town, a municipality and the capital of the Nilgiris district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. To feel the touch of nature, Ooty is a right spot for the lover of nature. It is located at a distance of 105 km away from Coimbatore. It sparkles with fresh vegetation and...

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Nohkalikai Falls at Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

Written on September 15, 2011 in Asia

Nohkalikai Falls is one of the taller waterfalls in Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. It makes a dramatic free leap from a fairly well-forested into a rocky base accompanied by a pretty blue pool.  As for the height of the Nohkalikai Falls, there are some rather outrageous claims about this falls being the 4th highest in the world...

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The Five Treasures of Snows – Kanchenjunga, Sikkim

Written on September 14, 2011 in Asia

Kanchenjunga, in the Himalayan Range, is the third highest mountain in the world, with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft). Kanchenjunga means “The Five Treasures of Snows”, as it contains five peaks, four of them over 8,450 m (27,720 ft). The treasures represent the five repositories of God, which are gold, silver, gems, grain, and h...

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9 Places to visit in Munnar, Kerala

Written on September 10, 2011 in Asia

Munnar meaning “Three rivers” is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams Muthirappu (Kannimalayar), Nallathanni and Kundala and is a delightful, small hill station. Munnar breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Set at an altitude ...

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Pallivasal Tea Estate, Munnar

Written on September 5, 2011 in Cities of India

Pallivasal, located at about 8 km from Munnar. Pallivasal is a small village in the Idukki district which is famous for its natural beauty and it some of the best Munnar tourist attractions. It has the beauty of rolling hills and tea gardens. Its panoramic views will take your breath away by their beauty. Pallivasal...

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Nubra Valley, Ladakh

Written on September 4, 2011 in Hill Stations of India

Nubra Valley is about 150 km north of Leh, the capital town of Ladakh, India. Nubra Valley Known as Ldumra (the valley of flowers). The Shyok River meets the Nubra or Siachan River to form a large valley that separates the Ladakh and the Karakoram Ranges. The average altitude of the valley is about 10,000...

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8 Himalayan designs of Sikkim

Written on September 4, 2011 in India National Park

History of Sikkim  Sikkim is a jewel-like mountain state of ethereal beauty, cradled deep within the splendours of the snow-clad Himalayas.  Wrapped in mists and clouds, bursting with an incredible variety of rhododendrons, wild orchids and other flowers. The earliest historical mention of Sikkim is a record of the passage of the Buddhist saint G...

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