Balmy Balsams Of Nilgiris
The endangered Impatiens, endemic to
the upper Nilgiris, offers an
excellent illustration of
Go For 'Green Gold'
With the recent surge in interest in
biofuels, all-out efforts are on to
cultivate biofuel crops. Agricultural
experts are of the opinion that since
the area of biofuels is still in its
nascent stage, more studies are
needed. Jayalakshmi K takes a . . .
Bevoor, with its cluster of temples in
a serene atmosphere, offers a lesson
in history, writes Srinidhi
Raghavendra L V.
Abode Of The Bear
Kanger National Park,
a biosphere reserve, derives its name
from the Kanger river that flows
A Holiday And A History Lesson
Radhika Praveen takes an
archaeological journey to the Roman
ruins of Pompeii and discovers it has
much in common with her native town
Pattanam in Kerala.
Snatches From A Romantic Past
Bruges, a quaint town with canals,
cobbled streets and centuries-old
churches, is more reminiscent of Italy
Desert National Park
Desert National Park,
spread over Jaisalmer and Barmer
Districts, is a good example of the
eco-system of the Thar Desert.
Established in 1980, the park is home
to a wealth of wildlife.
All For Nature, Nature For All
A trip to Kaudiyala, 37 km from
Rishikesh, is all about living in the
lap of Nature.
What can be worse? Paying through your
nose for a basic hotel room in a
resort town or having your friend brag
about how he spent half you did and
got a sea-facing room.
A Day At Lake Placid
Where time stands still, writes SUBHA
There is more to the
State than malls, sun and sand, says
MINI ANTHIKAD-CHHIBBER . . . .
A Perfect Place
A luxury homestay in Wayanad in the
midst of coffee and vanilla
plantations redefines tranquillity.
Forward On The Grooves Of Change
Arts, culture, infrastructure, sports
and tourism are all set to see changes
for the better in 2007, say persons
from the respective fields.
Happy Short Holidays
I always hum John Denver’s Country
Roads when I drive out of Bangalore on
yet another “pilgrimage” to my
all-time favourite holiday spot – the
Nilgiris. It is as if I belong to
these picturesque “blue mountains”.
It’s my home away from home, and a. .
Happily Marooned In Maui
Of all the glorious
Hawaiian islands, Maui is one of the most diverse and popular, even Oprah and
Tiger Woods own properties here amidst
its tropical beaches, jungles and
As a child, my dream was to visit
Switzerland. My inspiration was the
book Heidi, which I read in Class 5.
When I finally fulfilled my childhood
desire with a trip that began in
I was thrilled.
Pick Your Seats
India has introduced a host of
Passengers can now request their
preferred seats by notifying their
travel agent or Indianâ€™s reservation
office. Young passengers who are
travelling alone will be escorted and
personally . . .