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Thursday, December 29,  2005


 Tourism Articles


 From December 15,  2005 - December 25,  2005

Kashmir Draws Record Tourists In 2005

A record number of tourists visited Kashmir this year since a Islamist revolt erupted in the scenic Himalayan state 16 years ago, reassured by moves to bring peace to the region, officials said on Tuesday.

Mist Covered Hills, Cloud-Kissed Forests

Ameen Ahmed is seduced and saddened by the spectacular wilderness of the Kodagu forests, one of the few pristine areas of the Ghats. 

A Divine Beach Along The Coast

What Sets Ganpatipule, a charming little town along the Konkan coast in Maharashtra, apart from the numerous other coastal towns in India’s seashores, are its unbelievably beautiful beaches.

Halcyon Days At Kovalam

Kovalam is now a tourist paradise but what was it like before travellers' found it? "Another source of excitement was the sight of ships passing by, often near enough for us to see the passengers thronging the decks." 

Beach Tourism Mela

The weeklong year-end Cherayi tourism mela, which last year had been cut short by the tsunami waves, is back this year with added attractions.




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