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Thursday, March
01, 2007


 

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 From February 23, 2007 - March 01, 2007

Seeing Is Believing

Not many are aware of the significance of Hoovinakere, the birthplace of Madhva saint Vadiraja Thirtha. It is high time the place received its due credit.

Reclaiming Past Glory

The 9th century Jaina Narayana temple at Pattadkal has regained its past glory and beauty with the elaborate restoration work undertaken recently by the ASI.

Just Joking

The weary holiday traveller looked in disbelief at a bunch of mistletoe hanging above the luggage scale at the baggage check-in center...

Internet Check-In

Singapore Airlines announces the availability of e-ticketing services across all its flights ex India.

Quick Weekend Getaway

It's not exactly a plush resort, but if you're the out and about type, Coorg Hallimane is where you can pitch camp.

Palamau Tiger Reserve

The Palamau Tiger Reserve lies in the western part of the Chhotanagpur plateau in Bihar.

A Port With A Past

For a slice of history, says SOMA BASU.

Who Can Ever Be Tired Of Bath?

Appropriately enough, I found dashing Mr. Darcy at Bath. Standing right outside the Jane Austen museum, in an elegantly cut coat and cunningly tied cravat, he was surrounded by simpering girls.

Drop Dead Gorge!

This RLT was getting too perfect to be true. The driver came on time, the forest officials were courteous to a fault and our guide, Mani, was a pro who knew the Nilgiris inside out.

Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary

The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple wildlife sanctuary (BRT) is spread over an area of 540 sq.km.

Destinations Now

Where to go this year? As always, countless places beckon:

Detour: Hampi

Travelling northwest from Bangalore on the beautiful national highway No 4, my destination is Hampi, the ruins of what was once the wealthiest empire in India.

The Many Faces Of A Bajan Paradise

Reggae bars, rum shops, pristine beaches, coral reefs and water sports Barbados has a rich legacy in tourism.

Winners All The Way

Here are some more Earth Heroes who form a formidable defence against those to seek to damage our planet.

The Enchanting Enigma Of The Nilgiris

Susheela Nair unwinds in the crisp air of Coonoor amidst sprawling tea plantations, rolling hills, sparkling waterfalls, and undulating valleys of lush greenery.

Off To Halong Bay

Sandip Hor journeys to encapsulate rural, scenic and real Vietnam.

A City That Never Sleeps

Be it shopping till you drop or the superlative night safari, Dubai is the right place to be.

Homely Getaway

It's not exactly your plush resort to chill in, but if you're the out-n-about types Coorg Hallimane's where you can pitch camp.

Pack Your Luggage In Right Way While On Tour

Frequent travellers will know the importance of carrying a good bag. After all, they are the ones, who through sheer experience, have not had their perfectly arranged suitcases burst open in front of airport staff or seen their sparkling white shirt . . .

Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary

The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple wildlife sanctuary (BRT) is spread over an area of 540 sq.km.

Bag It Right!

Frequent travellers will know the importance of carrying a good bag.

Drop Dead Gorge!

This RLT was getting too perfect to be true. The driver came on time, the forest officials were courteous to a fault and our guide, Mani, was a pro who knew the Nilgiris inside out.

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