India Archive

When Two and Two Make Five in India – Andaman and Nicobar Islands

When in India, you would think of the major Indian cities. But India also has a neat beautiful scenic spot tucked away as a Union Territory from the North to the South. This island land has 572 islands out of which 36 have inhabitants. Yes, we are talking about the popular Andaman And Nicobar Islands in India. Continue reading “When Two and Two Make Five in India – Andaman and Nicobar Islands” »

Damsel in Waiting

Come to a land of mystique, intrigue and strange tales.  Once there was a princess Kanya Devi who was believed to be the incarnation of the Indian Goddess Parvati. She was to marry her consort Shiva but he never turned up on the wedding day. So all the rice and other cereals were left uncooked and gradually turned into stones. Till today, this princess is waiting for her prince to come and marry her. Continue reading “Damsel in Waiting” »

The Elegant Ahilya Fort

The current century witnesses many changes when it comes to the way we see or do things. Everybody wants to do things differently, and the best part is there’s enough scope for it. The topic here is about recycling. Any country wouldn’t let its history go down, want to preserve it for obvious reasons and definitely don’t want to see it as a waste. The beauty of this project is you’re still preserving it as an artwork and flowing with the current trend. Continue reading “The Elegant Ahilya Fort” »

Madurai- When Gods Visited Earth

When in India, be sure to be greeted with a lot of folded hands and temple worship. The temples in India are famous for their ancient form of architecture. This is the grandeur that one witnesses at Madurai in South India. Madurai is synonymous with the presiding deity here Goddess Meenakshi. The River Vaigai gurgles along Madurai, the land of culture and art. Existing from as far as 550 AD, this was the capital of the Indian Pandyan kings. Continue reading “Madurai- When Gods Visited Earth” »

Cornered Religiously on all four sides – Char Dham

Do you want to be surrounded by God? Do you want to feel surreal anywhere in this world? Then just pack your bags and head towards Char Dham, the ultimate yatra or journey for any pilgrim or devotee in this part of India. Continue reading “Cornered Religiously on all four sides – Char Dham” »

“Sun”ning Glory? Konark Sun Temple

In the 13th century, in India was built a great Pagoda – The Black Pagoda. This went on to become one of the major pilgrim destinations for Indians. Today popularly known as the Konark Sun Temple, this monumental excellence made of ferrugious sandstone and oxidized stone was the masterpiece of King Narsimhadeva I who belonged to the Eastern Ganga dynasty. Continue reading ““Sun”ning Glory? Konark Sun Temple” »

Elephantine tales from Thekkady

Want to feel closer to Nature and feel the freshness of the natural surroundings? Want to hear the roar of the wild elephants and see them like you could touch them? Seems too good to believe? NO, right here in our own country India in the heart of the wilderness in the forests of Southern India lies a land called Thekkady. Approachable from Cochin the city in South Indian in Kerala, this pristine land of green expanse in the best attraction in a Kerala tour.

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