| Think Taj Mahal! Think Agra!
The monument of ever lasting love. The Taj Mahal undeniably takes center
stage but there is a lot more to Agra. It is about the grandeur, the
splendour and the legendary people who crafted Agra as it stands today.more...
easy sto see why many travellers regard Aurangabad as little more than a
convenient, though largely uninteresting, place in which to kill time on
the way to Ellora and Ajanta. First impression seem to confirm its
reputation as an industrial metropolis.
the capital city of Karnataka is called the Garden City for its
fascinating blossoms and luxuriant greenery that renders an unique
beauty to this charming city.more...
India Tamil Nadu, known for its temples,
silk sarees, Kollywood and spicy cuisine is one of the largest and the
southern most states of India. Home to Carnatic music and Bharathanatyam
- the state prides itself on its cultural history and distinct language
Tamizh, which is said to be as old as Sanskrit.more...
New Delhi, the capital of India, is a
bustling metropolis that has an amazing mix of modernisation and
carefully preserved antiquity. Sprawled over the west bank of the river
Yamuna, it is one of the fastest growing cities in India. New Delhi was
built by a British architect Edward Lutyens in 1912 as the new capital
of the British Raj.more...
India Hyderabad engulfs you in
traditional warmth. Be it the yummy lip smacking food, the old buildings
including the Charminar, the city weaves a magic spell. A truly
magnificent city in every way epitomizes true old world charm, yet
progressing by leaps and bounds.more...
Rajasthan Jaipur is the capital of
Rajasthan state in west India. The second largest Indian state of
Rajasthan is a land of contrasts the Thar Desert, mountains, man-
made and holy lakes, forests and jungles, impregnable fortresses and
magnificent palaces, of warrior kings and princes, saints and mystics,
Rajputs and Mughals.more...
India Jodhpur, settled in 1459 by Rao
Jodha, this city has a history of war, romance and valor. With its
imposing Mehrangarh Fort, that can be see from all parts of the city, to
its broad strees, its signature blue white houses, Jodhpur still
encompasses a bye-gone era.more...
If there ever was a power-packed jumbo
feast for the senses, this is it. Stroll the narrow and winding back
alleys one early morning, just as the sun begins to beam its way into
every nook and dusty cranny.more...
It is really one of the most fortuitous accidents of
history that Khajuraho lies where it does well away from the path
taken by the fanatical hordes that periodically unleashed their
destructive wrath on the towns and villages of medieval India.more...
India Kochi. The name itself
conjures up images of the Chinese fishing nets, the spices, ayurveda and
the ships sailing out into the ocean. The ever vibrant, ever developing
and the ever booming city. It appears to be growing daily. Distinctly
different from other parts of Kerala, Kochi is everybodys delight.more...
India Kolkata is Indias
largest metropolis -- overcrowded, vibrant, volatile, exciting and
charming. It used to be said, What Bengal thinks today, India will think
tomorrow and of course what Bengal thinks today, Kolkata already thought
yesterday! The bastion of Bengali bhadralok, the city of the
bespectacled jhola slung intellectual is Indias cultural capital.more...
A former fishing village, Kovalam is just
16 kms away from Trivandrum, Kerala's capital city. This enchanting
strip of golden sands is laced with the rich greenery of coconut palms.more...
Kumarakom is a holidayer's paradise. Kumarakom Known
as the backwater country, It is just an -hour-and -a-half cruise journey
from Cochin. It is a fascinating journey ending at this peaceful place
on the shores of the Vembanad Lake.more...
India As you approach Leh for the
first time, via the sloping sweep of dust and pebbles that divide it
from the floor of the Indus Valley, you'll have little difficulty
imagining how the old trans-Himalayan traders must have felt as they
plodded in on the caravan routes from Yarkhand and Tibet:more...
Madurai is called Athens of the East
because of the way myth meets life here. Originally called Madhurapuram
because honey (madhu) is said to have dripped off the locks of Shiva
here, Madurai is now the second largest city in Tamil Nadu.more...
Scattered around the base of a colossal
mound of boulders, is the small seaside town of Mahabalipuram (aka
Mamallapuram) , 58km south of Chennai. From the dawn till dusk, the
rhythms of chisels chipping granite resound down it sandy lanes -
evidence of a stone-carving tradition that has endured since this was a
major port of the Pallava dynasty, between the 5th and 9th centuries.more...
If there is one place on the face of earth
where all the dreams of living men have found a home, from the very
earliest days when man began the dream for existence, it is Mumbai!
These words of Romain Rolland say it all. Mumbai is the nagaria of
Roads winding like serpents amid lush greens abloom
with wayside flowers, picture-postcard villages, miles and miles of tea
plantations. And that is not all! People exchanging a gossip or two over
piping hot tea/coffee at the small wayside shops.more...
A land of grandeur! A land filled with richness
in every form. A land of glory which reaches out to you and pulls you
into its folds and leaves you with an enriching experience of an old
world charm which one yearns for in this day and age.more...
Capital of the "land of oranges"
and geographically at the virtual centre of India, Nagpur is endowed
with rich forest resources and in itself is the second greenest city in
India. The forests around Nagpur are full of best quality teak
Pondicherry, with its quaint French names,
boulevards and grand villas was a French colony till not so long. There
is a distinct French influence that is visible between the beach and the
canal, which separates the Indian part of the town from the French side.more...
According to the Padma (Lotus) Purana,
Pushkar, 15km northwest of Ajmer, came into existence when Lord Brahma,
the Creator, dropped his lotus flower (pushpa) to earth from his hand
(kar) to kill a demon.more...
Rishikesh, as the name implies is the
refuge of the rishis (saints) 238 km northeast of Delhi and 24 km north
of Haridwar, lies at the point where the wooded mountains of Garhwal
rise abruptly from the low valley floor and the Ganges crashes onto the
Thanjavur lies to the east of Trichy and has
the reputation as the "Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu". The Tamil
University, set up recently is situated here and is devoted to the
growth of Tamil literature and language.more...