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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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True Blue Holiday At Varkala

Written on August 26, 2011 in Beaches of India

THE GATEWAY HOTEL, VARKALA This little beach town in the green-and-silver state of Kerala is a relatively recent tourist discovery, and makes a wonderful refuge for those looking to escape the everyday. Look forward to unspoiled beaches, pretty cliff faces, red rocks and palm trees. Varkala is also steeped in history, and is an important...

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7 best places to see in Pune

Written on August 26, 2011 in Asia

History of Pune Pune is the eighth largest metropolis in India, the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai, and the largest city in the Western Ghats. Once the centre of power of the Maratha Empire, it is situated 560 metres above sea level on the Deccan plateau at the confluence of the...

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