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Thursday, January
 04, 2007

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 From December 29, 2006 - January 04, 2007

Balmy Balsams Of Nilgiris

The endangered Impatiens, endemic to the upper Nilgiris, offers an excellent illustration of phytogeography.

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 . . .

Interesting Transformations

Bevoor, with its cluster of temples in a serene atmosphere, offers a lesson in history, writes Srinidhi Raghavendra L V.

Abode Of The Bear

The Kanger National Park, a biosphere reserve, derives its name from the Kanger river that flows through it.

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 than Belgium.

Desert National Park

The 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.

Travel Tips

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 J RAO.

Seemingly Singapore

There is more to the Island 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 waterfalls.

Switzerland’s Skyscrapers

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 Zurich, I was thrilled.

Pick Your Seats

India has introduced a host of passenger-friendly services. Passengers can now request their preferred seats by notifying their travel agent or Indian’s reservation office. Young passengers who are travelling alone will be escorted and personally . . .

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