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The “Unlock” Tourist

One of the key aspects for a traveller is the assurance of a clear policy for adventure tourists entering the state during COVID. Some mountainous states like Sikkim and other NE States are still inaccessible during these times. Other…
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Rohtang: Not Just Another Pass

A World class environmentally and local community sustainable model has to be developed. We all in Himachal and locals from Manali region in particular have been bestowed with this immensely powerful property and we all need to add more…
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Work From Mountains

With increased internet connectivity, the world has been reduced to a click of the mouse and everyone is discovering that there is no need to be in a physical space of a designated office to deliver a work-product. While schools and…
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Tale of a Goan Courtyard House

During my course of research, I too chose to stay in this culturally rich neighborhood of Fontainhas and found a well-kept Youth hostel “Old Quarter by the Hostel Crowd”. The striking feature of this youth hostel is the soulful cafe and a…
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Trekking the Origin of the Ganges

How often are plans made immediately after seeing a movie or reading a blog? How often does something that we gaze on the screen motivate us to convert into a bus journey of over 3000 kms, overloaded with people, who hang their clothes to…
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The Painted Palace of Arki

Dr G Archer, Dr MS Randhawa, Karl Khandalavala and Dr BN Goswany have done a great service to the Pahari paintings by tracing the family of historians and different styles of many unknown painters. The earliest known painter who was famous…
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A Journey to Rajasthan

As the customary tourist hangouts of Jaipur like Amer Fort, Albert Hall, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar were already explored by us previously, we settled to give Nahargarh Fort a visit before the evening set in and…
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Japan: Land of the Rising Sun

You can marvel at some of flowery blossoms at the Japanese Gardens which come alive with an exhilarating display of lights and sounds at night. Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Senso-ji Temple are few of Japanese Temples which are…
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An Etheral Journey into the Mountains

Pangana, our destination for 2nd day of the trip is situated in Mandi district. The distance of 102 km from Shimla panned across 4 hours due to difficult, uphill roads. An early start provided us with ample of time on our hands to roam…
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