Rangoli decorations from Bangalore streets, India Photo journal

Rangoli pattern from Bangalore, Shanthinagar

Festivals call for special Rangoli patterns, but everyday Rangoli designs are also great here in Bangalore. It’s a privilege to walk down a residential area and find the road decorated with Rangolis, as if to welcome you :-)

16 February, 2010 | Views: 13911

Vindhyachal for the serious traveller

Vindhyachal temple, mirzapur

Vindhyachal on the banks of River Ganga in Eastern Uttar Pradesh may not be as famous as neighbouring Varanasi and Sarnath, but is a traveller's delight, nonetheless. Districts Mirzapur, Sonbhadra and Chandauli cover Vindhyachal and offer a world of

17 February, 2010 | Views: 11987

Vindhyachal festival and fairs annual calendar

Vindhyachal festival

Fairs or Melas rejuvenate Vindhyachal round the year. The area covers the districts of Mirzapur, Sonbhadra and Chandauli in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are occasions of spiritual relevance celebrated with undying faith. Twice a year,

16 February, 2010 | Views: 9593

River Ganga at Mahakumbh mela 2010, Haridwar Photo journal

Sunrise over River Ganga, Ram dham ghat, Mahakumbh mela 2010, Haridwar, India

This is a sunrise in early February, 2010 at Haridwar. The Mahakumbh mela is on here on the banks of River Ganga. The Mahakumbh mela is the oldest and largest congregation of people anywhere in the world. There’s a festive spirit in the air as

15 February, 2010 | Views: 11845

Celebrating Basant Panchmi, a spring festival in Uttarkashi, India

Road to Uttarkashi

Girls dress up for the occasion and pluck yellow flowers and decorate the main doors of the house with it welcoming the spring and the new sowing season. Soon the fields that have been lying barren for the past three month will be ringing with

21 January, 2010 | Views: 13232



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