India – The Taj Mahal – Believe the Hype

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Rate our ReviewsClick here for Hotel Deals in India with Instant Confirmation. Click here for Tour Deals ,  Theme Park Ticket  Deals in India with instant confirmation. ‘The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time.’ – Rabindranath Tagore When something becomes as overexposed as […]

Thar Desert, India’s Magic in the Sands, What an Experience!

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Rate our ReviewsThar Desert,…..“Are you strong?” When our guide squinted through the fierce mid-afternoon sun to greet me with this question, I could feel my heart sink to my shoes. Behind him, three camels sat in a languid, nonchalant row, chewing the regurgitated cud. The implication that I, the sole man in our British-Canadian trio, […]

Leh, Kashmir, India Standing on a Castle, Pondering the Town

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Rate our ReviewsStanding upon the terrace of an eight storey castle in Leh, I looked around at a town surrounded by the Himalayan mountain range ,along with the Karakoram range of mountains in Kashmir, India. It bordered China, Tibet and Pakistan. This mountain range is source to many rivers which confluences as the Indus river […]

Part Three Madurai, India Myth,Faith,Legends and History

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Rate our ReviewsThe Thiruvilaiyadal legends associated with Shiva refers to an occasion, when God Shiva in order to help a poor Bhramin poet get a thousand gold coins as the prize, wrote a verse to be submited to the Tamil sangam. The poem found fault with  Nakeeran, who was the chief poet of the Kings […]

Panong Tso, India…Dreams, Enchantment, Romance ..Atop the World!

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Rate our ReviewsThe five hour, 155 km long drive on a treacherous ,asphalt road from Leh, braved the freezing cold winds in the high altitude of 17800 feet. We went through the Himalayan range of mountains, bordering China and Tibet and then to a land locked lake called “Panong Tso” or “high grassland lake” . […]