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ELEPHANTA CAVES: WITHOUT THE ELEPHANT

Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to God Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour. It consists of Shaivite caves and a few Buddhist stupa mounds.      The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures cut from solid basalt rock. Except for a few exceptions, much of the artwork is defaced and damaged.  The carvings narrate… Read More ELEPHANTA CAVES: WITHOUT THE ELEPHANT

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SHILLONG IN A DAY

There’s this freshness in the air of Shillong which draws one more towards its heart. One can go over and over again and still see something new in the consequent visit to Shillong. There’s this same thing about friendship. We stay out of each other’s ranges for a long time after our schools and colleges… Read More SHILLONG IN A DAY

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IF YOU HAD ONE MONTH AND ENOUGH MONEY,WHAT WOULD YOU TICK OFF FROM YOUR TRAVEL BUCKET LIST

What if life gave you an opportunity and you are given a time of one month to fulfill things you have been dreaming of doing since forever, visit places you wanted to travel since forever? What would be the first few things you would tick off from your travel bucket list? For once lets afloat in the world of “what if’s” !… Read More IF YOU HAD ONE MONTH AND ENOUGH MONEY,WHAT WOULD YOU TICK OFF FROM YOUR TRAVEL BUCKET LIST

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Why I think that Indian girls should travel more often, preferably solo !

Be it finding your way through an unknown city, asking strangers for help, taking a flight/train to a place off the beaten track – one need to be alert and on the feet to do all the time. Men naturally take charge of these situations on family holidays. It’s time to be independent and do the essentials on your own.  The entire planning process may be bit daunting, but exciting for sure!… Read More Why I think that Indian girls should travel more often, preferably solo !

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IDEAL WEEKEND GATEWAY: DIGHA, MANDARMANI AND THE LIKES

Basically Digha is divided into Old Digha and New Digha. While the old Digha is the core tourist attraction with numerous budget hotels, markets, hawkers etc; New Digha has emerged to be a better spot for sea bathing and leisurely stroll. The stretch of beach connecting Old Digha and New Digha is lined with Casuarina trees. New Digha has longer and wider flat beach compared to the rocky and concreted (to counter erosion) beach of Old Digha. Having said that, the charm of Old Digha till wee hours of the night is unmatched.… Read More IDEAL WEEKEND GATEWAY: DIGHA, MANDARMANI AND THE LIKES