Exploring Palace-town Orchha - Madhya Pradesh, India

Jehangir Mahal, Orccha, Madhya Pradesh

If you take the road from Khajuraho to Jhansi, you can't miss this palace cum temple town's skyline to your left as you cross River Betwa. It is fascinating, even from that distance, to say the least. Orccha is 18 km from Jhansi, but seems a world

01 June, 2008 | Views: 13576

Weekend at Khajuraho and Ken River Sanctuary

Khajuraho temples, India

The 1100 years old temples of Khajuraho are reason enough for a visit to Madhya Pradesh, India. I caught up with history and nature in all its sculpted glory here. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is an interesting destination for weekend

30 May, 2008 | Views: 8670

A view of China from the Indian side

Beijing

Indian educationist, Dr Urvashi Sahni shares her experience of China - the land of plenty. An invitation from Microsoft Research, Asia got her a glimpse of the Chinese education system, along with the regular tourist attractions - The Great Wall of

25 May, 2008 | Views: 18453

Ayurvedic insight on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ayurvedic light on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS broadly indicates that the digestive system has gone berserk. Ayurveda gives a better understanding of Irritable Bowel Syndrome by addressing the cause, and reveals measures to heal.

24 May, 2008 | Views: 12873

Ukhimath and Panch Kedar in Garhwal Himalaya

Wild roses growing at Ukhimath

Ukhimath has none of the bazaar glitz associated with a place of pilgrimage importance. 182 km from Rishikesh, it is the winter seat of Kedarnath and a quiet getaway facilitating communication with nature and Creator. Quiet, except for the Sanskrit

19 May, 2008 | Views: 14510

Manali in January

Traffic jam in blizzard, Manali

Manali in January is an all new place. Snow takes over everything in its stride. All the better for skiing at Solang Valley. Though, Rohtang Pass is out of bounds for being snowbound in 7 feet or more of snow. A White Christmas is no fantasy

18 May, 2008 | Views: 43346

German bakery at Laxman jhula, Rishikesh

View from window seat at German bakery at Laxman jhula, Rishikesh

Rishikesh has been a stopover for previous trips to Badrinath, Srinagar, Chopta and Ukhimath, therefore quite familiar. Yet, the German bakery, near Laxman jhula was quite a find this time. Devraj Coffee Corner, comprises of the German bakery and

14 May, 2008 | Views: 22183



Prehistoric cave art and tribes of Vindhyachal, India

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