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Thursday, January
 11, 2007


 Tourism Articles


 From January 05, 2007 - January 11, 2007

Breathing The Silence

Here is a chance to reconnect in the calm of the Mudumalai forest.

Mundantharai Sanctuary

Part of the Western Ghats, the Mundanthurai Sanctuary falls in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. With its lush forest cover, the sanctuary is home to a rich variety of animals, birds, reptiles and flora. The sanctuary along with the bordering . . .

The Power Of Flowers

This is a surprise RLT, courtesy the friendly forest guard manning the Varattupallam checkpost.

Another Seat

I watched a man rush onto our plane at the last minute before takeoff. He spotted one of the few empty seats on board and silently sat down.

A Ride Through Rough Terrain

Travelling to Tehri and Uttarkashi on a bike filled NITIN CHAUDHARY with a sense of accomplishment.

Olive Ridley Turtles Arrive Early This Season

As many as 40 nest on Rushikulya coast.

Cleopatra’s Underwater Secret

That Al-iskandariya, the more fetching name in Arabic for Alexandria, was founded 2,300 years ago isn’t something that stands up and smacks you in the face as you pull off the 221-km desert highway from Cairo, but that didn’t bring me down a whole lot.

The Good ‘Old’ Charm Of Velha Goa

There is more to Goa than its sun, surf and sand. The many churches and cathedrals of Velha Goa, the former Portuguese capital, can be as interesting, discovers Susheela Nair. . . .

Rainbows At The Niagara Falls

Jean Francois Gravelet, the Great Blondin, announced that he could cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope. And he did several times, each time differently, writes Janardhan Roye . . . .

Birder's Paradise

Dandeli in Uttara Kannada offers a quiet retreat for the nature lover.

Seductive Symphony

Swaying palms, languorous lagoons, boat rides... Kumarakom is synonymous with some of the best that Kerala has to offer.

Drought Hits India Bird Reserve

The world-famous Bharatpur bird sanctuary in western India is facing a shortage of birds because of severe water scarcity, officials say.

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