Two Days in Lucerne, Switzerland

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Dec 052016
Chapel Bridge; Lucerne; Switzerland; outdoor; bridge; River Reuss; uasatish; travel;

Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful town on the shores of Lake Lucerne in the centre of Switzerland. The nearest airports are Zurich (68 km) and Basel (104 km). Lucerne is connected by trains to Continue reading »

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Impressions of Thalassery

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Nov 272016
British Machinery; Thalassery Fort; Thalassery; Tellicherry; Kerala; India; outdoor; uasatish;

Ancient British Machinery in Thalassery Fort

Thalassery is often referred to as the city of cricket, cakes and circus.

Cricket was played in Thalassery much before it was introduced in Calcutta in 1860.  Colonel Arthur Wellesley is reputed to have Continue reading »

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Vatican Museums

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Nov 212016
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Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums contain an enormous collection of priceless art.The immense collection was built up by the popes, starting from Pope Julius II in early sixteenth century. The popes were among Continue reading »

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Parassini Madappura Sree Muthappan

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Nov 142016
Muthappan Madappura; Kerala; India; temple; outdoor; architecture; uasatish;

Temple Building

Parassini Muthappan Madappura is a Hindu temple at a scenic location on the bank of Valapattanam River. It is 19 km from Kannur and Continue reading »

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Cultural Melange of Fort Kochi

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Nov 072016
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Clock Tower in Mattancherry Synagogue

The Jewish Synagogue in Fort Kochi is the oldest existing synagogue of all the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is known by various other names such as Continue reading »

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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