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Yovo, yovo, bon soir - Visiting Benin

I am a geography nerd who loves maps and learning about the world, so I knew about the country called Benin, but I probably would never have visited had the Peace Corps not invited me to serve there. 1,716 more words

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A beautiful sight of Ashapati Gacier from Lake View Resort

The beautiful sight captures the view of Ashapati Glacier, also known as Sonbain in local dialect of Bhaderwah. The glacier is said to be the closest to population, with a village inhibiting at a distance of 2 km from the glacier.


Daphne papyracea-the paper plant

Daphne flowers under morning sun rays in Arunachal Pradesh.

Daphne papyracea is a flowering shrub that grows at altitudes of 2000 meters to 3500 meters in the Himalayas and has been used to make the Lokta paper,a traditional handmade paper that has been in use for thousands of years in Nepal. 21 more words

Flora And Fauna Of Northeast India

രമോഹള്ളിയിലെ മുത്തശ്ശി മരം

പ്രഭാതം…തണുപ്പ് മേലാകെ അരിച്ചുകയറുന്നുണ്ട് . മണി ഏഴ് കഴിഞ്ഞെങ്കിലും തെല്ലും  വെയിൽ വന്നിട്ടില്ല. കാർമേഘം കമ്പിളി പോലെ ആകാശത്ത് നിവർത്തിയിട്ടിട്ടുണ്ട്. സൂര്യൻ ഇന്നും അവധിയെടുത്തിരിക്കുകയാണെന്ന് തോന്നുന്നു. മറ്റൊരു യാത്ര …ഇത്തവണ ഒരു മുത്തശ്ശി  ആൽമരം  ആണു ആദ്യ ലക്ഷ്യം. 


Inside the Trans-Siberian Express!

Much like journeys on any long distance train, travelling on the Trans-Siberian express also tends to get tedious and mundane. Sure you can talk to the local travellers to get to know their country and culture  better or fellow travelers from Europe and Australia (mostly the former) and swap stories. 683 more words


Belum Caves: Nature's Hideout

Belum caves also known as Belum Guhalu in Sanskrit is one of the largest natural Cave in India. These caves were formed due to the continuous flow of underground water. 422 more words


How to identify an offbeat travel destination?

The other day someone asked me how you know that a place is offbeat and my immediate response was ‘you just do’. But then I thought about it and realized you don’t always know. 84 more words