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Yatra in Rajasthan 8

INFO – situated in Marwar region, situated on the banks of River Brandi, it is called the industrial city. Pali has variety climate. 

HISTORY- It was ruled by Guhilas of Mewar then by chauns of Jalore, then by rathor dynasty, then by Mughals and finally by Britishers.  149 more words


Yet Another Temple

My second full day in Chiang Mai was one of contradictions. We headed to the old city where the old brick walls that once surrounded the city still stand along with some grand, somewhat tipsy, undetermined builds that may have been ramparts, temples or other structures with very thick walls. 881 more words


Slow roads: Sikkim and West Bengal

We left Darjeeling the next day for Pelling in Sikkim. Our route took us through slopes cushioned with the wobbly lines of tea bushes before becoming much steeper and more wooded. 1,031 more words


Finding Temples

Religion is abundant all around the world.  An old cathedral, mosque, or synagogue is often viewed from outside closed doors, its external beauty projected toward the people passing by.   262 more words


India - the giant in the south

So I was in India. This big , beautiful and very densely populated country with its roughly 1.2 billion people.

How, then, are indians? well there are roughly 1.2 billion answers to that question and I don’t arrogate to be able to evaluate them. 787 more words


Chiang Mai

Another early wake up to catch our flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai! We hopped in a cab and it took about 40 minutes to get to BKK airport. 1,375 more words


In Bangkok - Among the glittering temples

Fabulous food. Exotic nightlife. Bustling streets. Stunning beaches.

There is more to Thailand than that. And it’s the sparkling temples. :)

Each year Thailand attracts devout Buddhists, specially from Asia, who would arrive by dozens to revere Bangkok’s religious monuments.  612 more words