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Spotlight: Khardung La pass, where the land and sky meet and the road that bridges the two.

Travel Spotlights

  Cambodia has Angkor Wat. England has Stonehenge. And India, in perhaps the ultimate game of one-upmanship, has Hampi, a place that somehow manages to stunningly blend the wonders of the two. Just a brief ten hour train ride from the touristy beaches of Goa takes one to the Indian state of Karnataka within which [...]

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Aug 14, 2012

  Three weeks ago in the Himalayas, I was sipping hot butter tea. it was being served by young Buddhist monks who could barely hold onto their giant kettles. I was a guest during a morning prayer ritual at a 15th century Himalayan Monastery. The prayer ceremony flowed much like an alpine river – varying [...]

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Jun 28, 2012

Q1. What do you think it is about the mountains that attracts travellers? A1. Mountains are a unique experience and people love observing their life from perspective In essence you travel within yourself #TTOT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Linkedin Share by email qualityhunters Tue, Jun [...]

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Jun 27, 2012

Rajasthan is India’s princely desert state. Better known for its magnificent city kingdoms of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur and their lavish forts and palaces; Rajasthan is also home to a unique group of artisans. Miniature art painters. For centuries they have been creating artwork on canvas, parchment, stone and mud walls. Artwork that is a [...]

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Jun 15, 2012

by Pigalle Overview Burma is an astonishingly beautiful country with a lush, misty, gorgeousness that seems almost other worldly In ten years or so, some Hollywood director will awaken to this fact and decide to film his or her  epic fantasy film in Burma – but if you head there now you can gleefully say [...]

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Mar 27, 2012

Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway by R~P~M The oldest toy train route in India, the Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway might also be the most beautiful on this list! Constructed in 1881, the Darjeeling hill station was once a summer retreat for the British, and it’s easy to see why: the land covered in the trip from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling [...]

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Nov 30, 2011

Post image for Exemplary miniature artwork in Rajasthan, India shows a wedding scene

This miniature art painting is on a house that is getting ready to welcome a new member to the family. The bride. It shows the traditional aspects of Rajasthan – from the nobility riding on elephants and horses to the Rajput warrior holding his rifle. The words ‘Shubh Vivah’ mean a happy and auspicious marriage. [...]

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Oct 31, 2011

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Post image for SPOTLIGHT: Visiting Havelock island in the Andaman and Nicobar islands is a magical experience

Smooth white sands arching into sparkling, blue waves; lush palm trees bursting up from the earth; skies so blue that they vanish into the sea and…swarms of littering, noisy, chaotic tourists? All too often, that tropical island paradise becomes an over-crowded nightmare, as the sandy beaches fill up with discarded water-bottles and dirty diapers, and [...]

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Apr 13, 2011

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Post image for SPOTLIGHT: Skip the chain hotels – Why the trendy and seductive Hotel Maya in Kuala Lumpur should be your #1 pick

In Kuala Lumpur, bustling capital of Malaysia, historic temples and mosques rub shoulders with modern and chic skyscrapers. Considering a trip to this fascinating city? We’ve got the perfect place to stay. With its unbeatable location in the heart of the city, the trendy and seductive Hotel Maya offers elegant service and luxurious amenities to [...]

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Apr 03, 2011

Post image for Spotlight: New Delhi’s Qutab Minar – the ancient skyscraper still feels otherworldly

by souravdas Lose yourself in the ruins of an ancient place and the memories of an ancient time. Leave behind the bustle and chaos of modern-day Delhi and wander through sand-colored, sun-dappled ruins, majestic pillars and intricately carved tombs. The complex of Qutab, first built on the ruins of ancient Jain Temples by the Tughlaq [...]

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Feb 22, 2011