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Thursday, February
 01, 2007


 Tourism Articles


 From January 26, 2007 - February 01, 2007

On How To Boost Mysore's Tourism

Report stresses need for better connectivity and facilities at tourist spots.

Packaged In Pattaya

Indians, Indians, everywhere. I get the strange feeling that I have come to Thailand without ever having left India.

War Games

Now famous for its pickle, Panipat was once known for its battle-scarred fields.

From Wasteland To Waterbody

From zero to over 5000 ducks in four years, the Yamuna Biodiversity Park is testimony to what can be achieved if there is a will.

Happy In A Home Stay

Now, you can catch glimpses of Coorgi culture at the "Home Stay" estates.

Avian Attraction

The birds take you to another level, says SOMA BASU . . . .

Biking In The Sky

Easy to launch, control and land, powered paragliding is a new sport that allows people to fly like a bird, writes K. JESHI . . . .

A Ride Through Rough Terrain

Going through Tehri and Uttarkashi on a bike fills one with a sense of accomplishment.

Discover The Nilgiris

What better way to discover the beauty of the Nilgiri Hills than with a trek? As part of their Silver Jubilee trekking year, the Youth Hostels Association of India will be organising a series of six-day trekking expeditions in the Nilgiri Hills . . .

Lake Placid

The calm lake is like a large canvas that is occasionally visited by cormorants and cranes.

Vallanadu Black Buck Sanctuary

Sadly, like a lot of other animals, the Black Buck (Antelope cervicapra) today is included in the Endangered Species List (Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife Act).

Top Drive

Where weariness melts away, writes PANKAJA SRINIVASAN.

Return To India: 20 Years of Change in the Sub-Continent

It was almost exactly 20 years ago. Two months of backpacking around India was coming to an end.

Where Time Comes To A Standstill

Lansdowne, in Uttaranchal, is a must-see for all those who have had an overdose of commercial retreats

like Mussorie and Nainital, writes Rachna Bisht-Rawat.

Bangkok, The ‘City Of Angels’

Described as Thailand’s ‘major gateway’, Bangkok enjoys the reputation of being the Orient’s most fabled city, writes Ragini Ramachandra.

A Future For The Tiger

The Nagarahole National Park is at the centre of international research to determine the factors that can help reserves all across Asia nurture their tigers.

Happy Beach Hopping

You really haven't seen the sun, sand and surf till you hit the Andamans.

Blooms Tickle Senses At Mughal Gardens

Despite the bracing cold, winter is a beautiful time of the year.

An Escape To Horsley’s Hideaway

Madanapalle in the Chittor District of Andhra Pradesh has many firsts to its credit.

Tipu’s Capital Retains Glow Of Royal Past

Tourists invariably make Srirangapatnamm a transit stop en route to the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary or as an early stop before Mysore, just 13 km away.

A Great Escape

The new facility will have play courts, jungle track and medicinal plants.

Lake Placid

The calm lake is like a large canvas that is occasionally visited by cormorants and cranes.

Top Drive

"Aiyyo Veerappan territory!" is mom's involuntary response.

Forest Department Bird Census In Feb.

Amateur bird watchers, botanists and wildlife photographers to take part.

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