Beypore Port near Kozhikode

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Nov 062017
 
Beypore; Kerala; India; port; Beypore Port; uasatish;

Entrance to Beypopre Port

Beypore is an ancient port town, located 11 km from Kozhikode. It is one pf the oldest ports in Kerala. Beypore had direct trade links with Middle East and was also an important trade and maritime centre during the days of the early Arab and Chinese travellers. It is the second biggest port in Kerala after Kochi and  handles about Continue reading »

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Pazhassi Raja Museum, Kozhikode

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Oct 302017
 
Pazhassi Raja Museum; Kozhikode; India; Kerala; museum; uasatish;

Central Hall of Pazhassi Raja Museum

Pazhassi Raja Museum is located on East Hill, Kozhikode. From Mavoor Road Junction, it is 6.0 km by road (15 min). There is a Kendriya Vidyalaya next to the museum. One has to climb up Continue reading »

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Save Money While You Travel

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Oct 232017
 
Houseboat; Alapuzha; Kerala; India; canal; outdoor; water; sky; uasatish;

Passing Through a Canal in Alappuzha

Travel is not cheap. If you are able to save money on your travels, you may be able to continue for a few more days and Continue reading »

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Tali Maha Kshetram

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Oct 162017
 
Thali Kshetram; Kozhikode; Kerala; India; architecture; temple; uasatish;

Inside Tali Kshetram

Tali Kshetram is an ancient temple in the heart of Kozhikode town. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity. The Jyothirlingam in the Sanctum Sanctorum is believed to have been installed by Lord Parasuraman. The temple is one kilometre to the east of Continue reading »

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Mani Bhavan – Gandhiji’s Residence from 1917 to 1934

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Oct 022017
 
Mani Bhavan; Mumbai; India; Bombay; uasatish; Gamdevi;

Gandhiji

Mani Bhavan was the hub of Gandhi’s political activities whenever he was in Mumbai between 1917 and 1934. He launched from here  Satyagraha in 1919 and Civil Disobedience in 1932. Located in South Mumbai’s rather quiet area of Gamdevi, it is 4.4 km from Continue reading »

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Planning an Independent European Holiday

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Sep 232017
 
Notre Dame Cathedral; Paris; France; church; uasatish;

The Cathedral of Notre Dame

Do you want to be not confined to a motor coach tour in Europe? You may rather choose your own itinerary and travel independently. But it may appear challenging  to Continue reading »

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Glimpses of Vasai

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Sep 182017
 
Vasai Creek; Vasai; Mumbai; India; sea; sky; bridge; uasatish;

Vasai Creek

Vasai is a fast-developing area in Palghar district of Maharashtra. Vasai-Virar City has a population of 1.21 million. Mumbai International Airport is 49 km by road, via NH 8. Vasai Road railway station is Continue reading »

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Zero Point – the Last Frontier

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Sep 112017
 
Zero Point; Sikkim; India; mountain; snow; sky; clouds; uasatish;

Mountain in Zero Point

Zero Point is close to the international border with China in North Sikkim. The road from Lachung ends here. Civilians are not permitted to venture beyond. Visitors to the border area need to procure a permit from Continue reading »

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Jaipur the Pink City

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Sep 042017
 
Hawa Mahal; Jaipur; India; Rajasthan; building; architecture; uasatish;

Hawa Mahal

Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. It was founded in 1726 by Maharaja Jai Singh II after whom the city is named. It is 260 km from New Delhi. Jaipur is the gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan such as Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Ajmer and Udaipur.  The Golden Triangle is Continue reading »

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Sangchen Pemayangtse: Ancient Budhist Monastery

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Aug 282017
 
Pemayangtse Monastery; Pelling; Sikkim; India; architecture; building; uasatish;

Entrance to Prayer Hall

Pemayangtse Monastery is located on top of a hill, at an altitude of 2,000+ metres. It is 8.9 km from Pelling and 140 km from the state capital Gangtok. It is one of the oldest Budhist monasteries in Sikkim. The monastery follows the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and Continue reading »

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