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Sikkim Trip : Changu(Tsomgo) Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

It was our second day in Sikkim and I was excited to see the snow. When the tour manager had come the night before to brief about the program next day, first thing asked him was whether we can witness the snow. Though he did not answer the question i...
by Ee Prapancha on Aug 28, 2016

Sikkim Trip - Planning the Itinerary and Arrival at Gangtok

The Beginnings : It was in the month of March 2016, I started planning for a trip to the Himalayas. I was more interested to visit Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom – known for its pristine nature and Gross National Happiness(contrary to Gross Domestic...
by Ee Prapancha on Aug 20, 2016

Raj Ghat, Red Fort and Chor Bazaar!

Raj Ghat : Back from Akshardham temple, we headed to memorial to father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi - Raj Ghat. As it was a government holiday that day, we could not enter the memorial. So, we had to be content viewing it from outside. Following ar...
by Ee Prapancha on May 31, 2016

Beating the summer heat, the North-East way!

Planning : The mystic Himalayas have always intrigued me. Finally in the month of March 2016, I started planning for the coveted trip. I had tough time finalizing the itinerary. Northern Sikkim is a must visit, said my friend Sandeep. But I could fin...
by Ee Prapancha on May 19, 2016

India Gate, Humayun's Tomb and Akshardham Temple, Delhi

India Gate : After Jantar Mantar, we headed to India Gate located near Rajpath. The 42-meter high arch is built in memory of 70,000 Indian soldiers who died fighting for the British army in first world war. You can also see the names of the soldiers...
by Ee Prapancha on May 15, 2016

Beating the summer heat the North-East way!

Planning : The mystic Himalayas have always intrigued me. Finally in the month of March 2016, I started planning for the coveted trip. I had tough time finalizing the itinerary. Northern Sikkim is a must visit, said my friend Sandeep. But I could fin...
by Ee Prapancha on May 14, 2016

Jantar Mantar, Delhi

Next day, our first stop was at Jantar Mantar. Good thing about ASI monuments is that their entry is open from sunrise to sunset. So, one need not wait for some precise time for the monument to be open and make the trip plans accordingly!Construction...
by Ee Prapancha on May 5, 2016

Delhi Metro, Chandni Chowk and Birla Temple

We wanted to experience the Delhi Metro while exploring the city. So, boarded the metro train from Kalkaji to Chandi Chowk, one of the busiest business places in the national capital. We strolled down the road to spot Gowri Shankar Temple. At the end...
by Ee Prapancha on May 1, 2016

Qutub Minar and Iron Pillar of Delhi

While coming back from Varanasi to Bengaluru, we flew to Delhi and covered prominent landmarks of the national capital. The trip was jam packed as we had a day's time before we our departure to Bengaluru the next day.Qutub Minar, DelhiQutub Minar : O...
by Ee Prapancha on Apr 30, 2016

New Kashi Vishwanath Temple at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Next day morning, we made a plan to visit Banaras Hindu University(BHU). It was exciting to visit BHU as we had read about it in history textbooks. Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and Dr. Annie Besant were behind the establishment of one of the top resid...
by Ee Prapancha on Apr 17, 2016

Ganga Aarti - A Visual Spectacle at Varanasi

The Worship of Rivers : In Temples in India, Aarti is offered to the presiding deity. Aarti, a ritual rooted in Vedic culture is a pooja(worship) to the image/statue of the deities. But have you ever observed the worshiping of a river? In Karnataka,...
by Ee Prapancha on Apr 9, 2016

Sri Digambar Jain Temple, Simhapuri, Sarnath

Sri Digambar Jain Temple at Sarnath is of historical significance. It is at this place, which is also called Simhapuri, 11th Tirthankara of Jainism, Shreyansnath was born in the Ikshvaku dynasty. Yes, Lord Ram of Ramayana was also born in Ikshva...
by Ee Prapancha on Apr 2, 2016

Visiting Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi

'No leather items inside the temple including belt and wallet. Of course, no cameras and cell phones' - hotel stuff had instructed us before visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. So, I don’t have any photos of the temple, clicked by me. Just outsid...
by Ee Prapancha on Mar 20, 2016

Visit to Triveni Sangam, Prayag, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Triveni Sangam is the place where three rivers confluence. It is considered as a very holy spot in Sanatana Dharma(Eternal Dharma) as a dip in the Triveni Sangam is believed to wash way all sins. Prayag(also known as Allahabad) in Uttar Pradesh where...
by Ee Prapancha on Mar 6, 2016

Living in Delhi for a month: What I Learned as a Foreigner

The Happy Nomad - for Backpackers by Backpackers If you want to know more about Delhi and life in this city with around 23 million people, bear with me while I share my experience and perception of the city. Please take what... by Nicolas...
by The Happy Nomad on Mar 3, 2016

Top Places to Visit in India Before You Turn 35 – Part 2

              Vrindavan: Vrindavan is the religious destination every old man would love to visit. But how about a young couple playing the ‘raas leela’ here during the month of Holi? Why to visit– the tec...
by Travonica Travel Blog on Feb 1, 2016

Top Places to Visit in India Before You Turn 35 – Part 1

20s is definitely one of the best times of one’s life especially as far as fitness and zeal are concerned. After you push into your 30s, you are likely to tone down your zeal a bit and maybe prefer to settle down with your finances and family. Also...
by Travonica Travel Blog on Jan 25, 2016

Morphological effects of Adventure tourist arrivals in India

Morphological effects of Adventure tourist arrivals in India.
by Journal Edge on Jan 23, 2016

Jaisalmer – The Golden City of India

Shining bright in the golden binge of sun, the colors of Jaisalmer are romantic in itself. In the heart of Thar, Jaisalmer is all about a tourist’s Pandora, complemented with the magical blend of nature and man-made artefacts. Forts, Havelis, Jain...
by bookahotel weblog on Aug 17, 2015

Kumbh Mela – The greatest gathering

Kumbh Mela – The most important and significant event of Hindus all over the world will be organized in Nasik, one of the four holy pilgrimages in India. Kumbh Mela in Nasik, called as Puran Kumbh is said to be the largest gathering of humanity...
by bookahotel weblog on Dec 26, 2014
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