Prehistoric cave art and tribes of Vindhyachal, India

Vindhyachal jungle

Other than the famous temples of Vindhyavasini, Ashtbhuja and Kalikhoh, the region of Vindhyachal remains a quiet, unheard of travel destination in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. AnandWay explores this tract of history and culture.

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Forts of Vindhyachal

Cave art at Chunar fort

Vindhyachal has well preserved caves from the neolithic age, as well as the Salkhan Fossil Park. But when forests gave way to kingdoms, Vindhyachal saw its spate of forts, which are inextricably attached to tales of Chandrakanta and the royals.

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Govind Ghat in August

Govindghat, Garhwal Himalayas on the trek route to Valley of Flowers National Park

Garhwal Himalayas experience heavy rainfall in July-August. But to our delight it has been a clear sunny day, and we came across zero landslides on our way up to Govind Ghat. With just a stop at Nandprayag for a dip in the river, we are in at

22 August, 2008 | Views: 17912

Hartola travel guide - Kumaon Himalaya

Hartola forest

Hartola, in the fruit belt of Kumaon (in the state of Uttarakhand), is reachable via Kathgodam and Lalkuan railway stations. From here, a winding road up the green hills in an almost zero-traffic zone is well, truly Himalaya! Beside the pristine

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Women of India

women of india

Women retain the world as a livable place. The Rishis of Bhaarat gave mothers the first place of honour. In Indian culture, the first person worthy of worship is 'Matru Devo Bhavah,' only then it is 'Pitru Devo Bhavah. Mother's day in May is just a

24 December, 2008 | Views: 4214

Ramkrishna Paramhansa's birthday. march?

A God-conscious man of the nineteenth century, Swami Ramakrishna Paramhansa was the light that led the world from its fragmented and fanatic version of spirituality to a progressive, secular and harmonious truth of all religions through his direct

01 March, 2009 | Views: 3277

Summer blooms - Amaltas

Amaltas blooms yellow

In his books, Ruskin Bond talks about his longing for the jolly sight of Amlatas, Gulmohar and Jacaranda during his jaunt abroad. Sure enough, he returned to India as soon as he had made enough money for the journey home. The Amaltas  adds many

29 July, 2008 | Views: 10312



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