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Thursday, March
29, 2007


 

 Tourism Articles


 
 

 From March 23, 2007 - March 29, 2007

Scenic Matheran Beckons Travellers

Summer is the best time to visit Matheran, the tiniest hill station in India. Near Mumbai in the Western Ghats, Matheran was discovered around 1850 by Hugh Malet, the then district collector of Thane.

Palace On Wheels Set To Roll In Punjab

The Punjab governmentís plan to have itís own version of Palace of Wheels is finally on track with the Railway Minister giving the final go-ahead.

Maharashtra Tourism Policy Offers Sops To Amusement Park Business

The new Maharashtra Tourism Policy has laid emphasis on the emerging amusement park sector by way of financial sops and incentives.

Toxic Tour Takes Away Charm Of Beverly Hills

Every day, tourist buses trundle along the Hollywood Walk of Fame and through Beverly Hills so that sightseers can gawk at celebrities and gasp at their mansions.

A Birder's Trail

Siruvani-muthikkulam is one of the most beautiful and least explored of forest areas in South Western Ghats.

Masterpieces Preserve Tradition

Did you know that the latest research has revealed that paintings are not enhanced, but in fact dulled when displayed on white or off white walls?

New Cool In Chiang Mai

About 30 years ago, the gods of style looked down from design heaven on a town in central New Mexico.

The First War Of Independence?

As the Government prepares to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the "First War of Independence," a critical look at this and the various other uprisings that preceded it.

Legends Of The Sun

"HE don't know good Inglis. Only I speak the good Inglis."

Himalayan Grandeur

NEPAL can, like Kerala, be called "God's Own Country". Well-endowed with a salubrious climate and the scenic beauty of an Indian hill station in many places, its people are friendly and cheerful.

New Flights May Lower Us Fares

The India-US sector is likely to witness a price war with Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines planning to introduce non-stop daily flights to USA.

It's A Shopper's Stop

On Sixteenth Street, Denver, you can gawk at shop windows without fear of being jostled.

Back To Mother Earth

Getting out into the green environs, a whiff of fresh air and living like a rustic for a change is exactly what farm tourism is all about.

Fort, Flora And Fauna

A place with a 400-year-old history, says soma basu.

Pench National Park

This park, nestling in the lower Southern reaches of the Satpura hills, is named after the Pench river that flows through it.

Trips To The Jungles

Kids can get to know about wildlife and Nature.

Gateway To A New World

Pristine wilderness, majestic glaciers, beautiful rainbows... Alaska is all this and more.

Majestic Fort

To commemorate the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, two postage stamps featuring the Agra fort were issued on November 28, 2004.

Venice Of The East

On the west coast, in Kerala. Alappuzha was an important port of call for trading ships.

Fortified In Legend

The Rani of Jhansi's courageous defence is immortalised in a historic battle. A woman of courage and wisdom, she became an icon of the Indian nationalist movement.  

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