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Sabarmati Ashram: Where simplicity is the mantra

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Spread the loveYou may not get the visual feast of a hill station, fun and frolics of a beach, delightful thrills of an adventure or serene experience of a temple visit, yet this place merits a compulsive visit despite not having any of these elements. The very basis why you shouldn’t afford to miss Sabarmati …

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Revisiting Bhima Bhoi and Mahima Dharma in Khaliapali

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Adding further charm to Sonepur is the river Mahanadi which flows by the town. This post is however not about anything that I have described above. Today, I will take you to a small village about 30 kilometers from Sonepur. A place that was quite unknown to people even in Odisha only a few years back. But now it is famous and has become a tourist hotspot.

Visiting the land of Ramana Maharshi and Arunachaleswar

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Spread the loveIf you ever happen to come to Pondicherry, never miss the opportunity to pay a visit to the twin destinations of Thiruvannamalai and Gingee. While the former charges you spiritually with the holy places like the Ramana Ashram and Arunachaleswar temple, the later is a treasure trove for the history enthusiasts as the …

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Gingee fort: 5 amazing facts that make it a must visit

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Spread the loveMaratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji called it the “The most impregnable fortress in India” and the British referred to it as “Troy of the East”, after a mighty city fort described in the Greek mythology. Welcome to Gingee fort in Villupuram district of Tamilnadu about 157 kms from the state capital Chennai. Ironically the fort …

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Everything you need to know about Ranipur Jharial temples

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Perched on a rocky outcrop and nestled between the two villages, Ranipur and Jharial these stone temples built during the 9th and 10th century AD speak volumes for the glorious past that the area once enjoyed. While all the monuments which run to hundreds worth their merit for the visitors, the main attraction however is the 64 Yoginee temple, the hypethral structure.