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Rupkamal Sarma previously wrote for Nativepalnet

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Hidden hill stations of Uttarakhand

Hidden hill stations of Uttarakhand

 |  Monday, May 19, 2014, 14:00 [IST]
Everyone is familiar with the famous hill stations of Uttarakhand like Mussoorie, Almora and Dehradun but very few people would have heard of places like Pauri, Nuakuchiatal and Ranikhet. Home to history, heritage, religion and adventure sports, these lesser known hill ...
Offbeat Delhi: Tour an Unknown Delhi

Offbeat Delhi: Tour an Unknown Delhi

 |  Monday, May 12, 2014, 12:32 [IST]
So you are in Delhi and you are done with the usual sightseeing. You have seen the Taj in Agra, tasted the Mughlai delicacies in Old Delhi and felt the tinge of nostalgia and romance in the ruins of the Qutub ...
Gulmarg –  A Must See Place for All Seasons

Gulmarg – A Must See Place for All Seasons

 |  Thursday, May 08, 2014, 13:43 [IST]
Gulmarg in Kashmir is most famous as a ski resort destination but it is not for nothing that it qualifies as a place that can be visited throughout the year. Famous for its Gondolas (cable cars) which make it the highest-life ...
A Guide to Bylakuppe Travel

A Guide to Bylakuppe Travel

 |  Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 17:13 [IST]
Bylakupee is the largest Tibetan settlement in the world outside of Tibet and is located in Mysore district of Karnataka. It is a group of twenty villages clustered together. Numerous monasteries and a Tibetan studies institute are part of Bylakuppe and ...
10 things Kerala is Famous For

10 things Kerala is Famous For

 |  Thursday, April 24, 2014, 13:59 [IST]
Whether you believe Kerala is 'God's Own Country' or not is up to you but after seeing the things which this coastal state has to offer, doubts, if any, should begin to melt away. Be it through the eco-tourism initiatives or ...
Agumbe: The land of waterfalls and forests

Agumbe: The land of waterfalls and forests

 |  Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 17:25 [IST]
There are scenic places and then there is Agumbe. Famous as the Cherrapunji of the South, this small village in the Shimoga district of Karnataka is home to dense rainforests, thunderous waterfalls and also boasts of being part of a World ...
Sightseeing in Panchgani

Sightseeing in Panchgani

 |  Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 15:11 [IST]
Are you a first-time traveller or are you the quintessential backpacker? Are you a nature lover or are you an adventure freak? Or maybe you just want a quiet getaway from it all? All are welcome. Welcome to Panchgani. Like ...
Top Summer Destinations in Northeast India

Top Summer Destinations in Northeast India

 |  Monday, April 21, 2014, 17:43 [IST]
Indian summers are famed for their merciless, soul sapping heat. Most travellers are unaware or tentative when it comes to exploring the Northeastern part of the country due to various political and social reasons. However, unnoticed by most, this virtually invisible ...
A Travel Guide to the Jim Corbett National Park

A Travel Guide to the Jim Corbett National Park

 |  Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:51 [IST]
Named after Jim Corbett, the legendary tiger hunter and enchanting writer who put Kumaon on the mental map of people with his book, 'The Man-eaters of Kumaon', this is India's first national park and one of the best in Northern ...
Chithirai Festival – Ringing in the Tamil New Year

Chithirai Festival – Ringing in the Tamil New Year

 |  Monday, April 14, 2014, 16:25 [IST]
The two week long Chithirai festival held in April in Madurai, Tamil Nadu also heralds the beginning of the Tamil new year Pothandu. Chithirai is the first month of the Tamil solar calendar. The festival is held in the famous Meenakshi ...
Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand

Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand

 |  Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 16:20 [IST]
The Char Dham yatra of Uttarkhand is the name given to the four destinations of the sacred Hindu pilgrimage circuit in the Indian Himalayas. Deriving its name from the original and longer Char Dham yatra which covers the four places of ...

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