Thalassery Sree Jagannath Temple

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Oct 302016
Jagannath Temple; Thalassery; Kerala; India; Tellicherry; temple; uasatish; architecture; outdoor;

Sree Jagannath Temple

Sree Jagannath Temple in Thalassery is one of the best loved temples in Malabar. The temple was consecrated by Sree Narayana Guru in 1908. He was in the forefront of the fight against Continue reading »

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Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican

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Oct 242016
St. Peter's Cathedral; Vatican City; church; fountain; outdoor; architecture; sky; travel; uasatish;

St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica is the largest church in the world. Italy’s greatest architects built it in the Vatican over a period of a hundred years. The church was built during the period 1506–1626. Saint Peter, the chief apostle of Jesus Christ, Continue reading »

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Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

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Oct 172016
Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva; Rome; Italy; church; architecture; travel; uasatish;

Interior of the Basilica

Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva is a major Roman Catholic church in the historic centre of Rome. It is built at the site of an ancient temple of the Roman goddess Continue reading »

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In Pictures: Keukenhof Tulip Gardens

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Oct 102016
 Keukenhof Tulip Gardens; Lisse; Netherlands; Holland; Netherlands; tulips; flowers; outdoor; travel; nature; uasatish;

Keukenhof Tulip Gardens

The gardens are spread over 32 hectares and 800 types of tulips were on show. Tulips bloomed everywhere. Keukenhof is easily Continue reading »

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Pench Tiger Reserve

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Oct 042016
Pench, National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India, outdoor, travel, uasatish, deer,

Deer in Pench Tiger Reserve

Pench Tiger Reserve is 188 km (3 hours 21 minutes without traffic) from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur. It is in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh and is named after the Pench River which flows through the park. It is one of the most popular national parks in India. The photo below shows Continue reading »

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Overbury’s Folly

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Sep 292016
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Arabian Sea Near Overbury’s Folly

Overbury’s Folly is a multi-level landscaped recreational park by the Arabian Sea in Thalassery, Kerala. The name is derived from that of E.N. Overbury who was an English judge in Thalassery (Tellicherry) courts. He started construction Continue reading »

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Flowers – A Photo Essay

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Sep 192016
Bougainvillea; Mumbai; Vasai; flower; outdoor; travel; uasatish; India;

Flowers by the Wayside

Flowers add a touch of colour to our daily lives and never fail to cheer us up. They make people happier and more helpful. I have put together Continue reading »

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Heritage Buildings in South Mumbai

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Aug 312016
Gateway of India; Mumbai; Bombay; India; outdoor; architecture; outdoor; travel; uasatish;

Gateway of India

Mumbai is India’s commercial capital and home to Hindi film industry. Major corporate offices, stock exchange and the national financial centre are all concentrated in Continue reading »

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A Visit to Mandu in Madhya Pradesh

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Aug 312016
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Near Hoshang Shah’s Tomb

Mandu is a ruined city in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh.  This fortress town is 94 km from Indore, a drive of Continue reading »

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My Travel Experiences in Wayanad

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Aug 262016
Tea Garden

Tea Garden in Wayanad

Wayanad is a district in the north east of Kerala and consists of  Mananthavady, Sulthanbathery and Vythiri taluks. It is a picturesque plateau at a height of 700 to 2100 metres above sea level. It is at Kerala’s borders with Continue reading »

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