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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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Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple, Karnataka

Written on September 15, 2011 in Travel Guide

The Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple is situated in the village at the foothills of Nandi Hills, Karnataka. Nandi Hills is a popular temple. The original Bhoga Nandeeshwara temple was built in the 9th century. The first phase is believed to have been built by the Bana Queen Ratnavali. The temple then underwent many additions and modifications,...

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Baptist Church in Alichen, Nagaland

Written on September 13, 2011 in Travel Guide

The Nagaland Baptist Church is one of the popular churches in the state of Nagaland. Baptist Church is an elegant protestant  that is situated in Northern East Nagaland. It is one of the oldest churches for the Baptist. Baptist Church was constructed by the Sumi Naga Tribe to worship Lord Jesus. The construction of this Baptist Church...

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Vellore fort, Tamil Nadu

Written on September 12, 2011 in Travel Manager

The Vellore Fort has a huge importance in the ancient period. There is a chain of association that is attached with the rulers that belongs to India as the emperors were not constant and kept changing one after the other.Vellore fort was built by the chief of the emperor known as Nayak. The Vellore fort was...

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Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttaranchal

Written on September 12, 2011 in Travel Guide

The Valley of Flowers National Park is located in Chamoli district at a distance of about 595 kilometers from Delhi. Regarded as one of the most important attraction of Uttaranchal, Valley of Flowers has the largest concentration of various species of wild flowers. Spread across an area of 87.5 Sq. Km, this national park is...

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A Cathedral in Thiruvalla, Kerala

Written on September 11, 2011 in Travel Manager

This church was built in 1972, the church building is structured to suit the liturgical orientation of an individual church it is an exemplar for all churches in a diocese. This church has a unique architecture design, which was done by an ingenious architect, the well sort after, Mr. Larry Becker. The Arch Bishop of...

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Silent Valley, Palakkad, Kerala

Written on September 11, 2011 in Travel Guide

The Silent Valley National Park is located in the Kundali Hills in Kerala, along the hill ranges known as the Western Ghats. The Silent Valley is considered to be the last pristine region of tropical evergreen forest in India and is an area rich in biodiversity. The lush tropical greenery, undulating slopes, hills and rivers...

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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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Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan

Written on September 9, 2011 in Travel Guide

The Lake Palace is located on the Jag Niwas Island and covers the whole of 1.5 hectare of the island in the middle of the Pichola Lake. Built by Maharana Jagat Singh in 1743 it was meant as a royal summer palace and now converted in to a five star palace hotel. It is a...

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