Month: November 2015

Kolkata Infographic – things to know before you go

Kolkata – The City of Joy Things to know before you go Trivia Howrah Bridge – the entrance to the city as well as its identity is the largest cantilever bridge in India. It is also one of the world’s largest! Kolkata is one of the fewest cities to have trams. The Botanical garden has the world’s largest tree- a Banyan tree whose circumference is more than 330 meters! Kolkata Book Fair is world’s third largest book fair. It has an annual footfall of about 2 millions. It is perhaps the world’s largest book fair by attendance. Birla Planetarium...

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The impressive Bara Imambara of Lucknow

The Bara Imambara and Bhool Bhulayia are the most imposing and beautiful structures of Lucknow. The Imambara is neither a mosque nor a mausoleum. It is a place where the Shia Muslims gather together for various ceremonies especially the Muharram.

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The Ganga Arti at Haridwar

What can be better than watching the Ganga Arti at Har ki Pauri, Haridwar on the early morning of Mahalaya? Mahalaya is an auspicious day among the Hindus when the men offer prayer to their ancestors in a ritual at the banks of holy river Ganga. The holy city of Haridwar is one of the places where it is considered auspicious to offer the ancestral prayers at the Ganga banks. We had the opportunity of being at Haridwar on the Mahalaya this year. So early in the morning we decided to go to Har ki Pauri. Har ki Pauri...

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Infographic : Baratang – The land of natural wonders

Baratang island in Andaman & Nicobar island is truly a land of natural wanders starts from mud volcano, natural lime stone caves, lesser known exotic beaches, underwater marine life to tropical rain forest. Baratang Island is the gateway to the rural district of north and middle...

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