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India’s Most Spiritual Destinations

Six Spiritual Destinations in India   With its many ashrams, colorful temples, and mysterious sacred rituals, India has always been a magnet for spiritual seekers. Here are a few of the most venerated destinations in the country, all of them captivating in their own unique way.                                                                 Varanasi   Situated on the banks of the River Ganges, ancient Varanasi …

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Journeying to Great Himalayan National Park

Journeying to Great Himalayan National Park

The following is a guest post from Magy and Mr. Shushtari – two travelers using all kinds of transportation, but mainly hitchhiking on an overland journey from Bulgaria through Turkey, Iran, Pakistan and to the mountains of Kashmir, India. You can read  about their journey at: magickervan.com Journeying to Great Himalayan National Park: Sleeping where God Manu – the creator of …

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Kolkata (Calcutta) by Morning [Images]

You can learn a lot about a city in its early hours. That’s when my overnight train pulled into Howrah Station. At 5:45am I witnessed Kolkata (Calcutta) waking up. Howrah Station is heroic. It’s not glamorous, but its worn iron structure is still impressive and is, on a whole, tidy in comparison with other stations …

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Photo of the Week: Rajasthani Family Portrait

  Most of the time we try to avoid a popular tourist destination on a Sunday morning. Jostling for space to get a glimpse of 17th century daggers and detailed art work depicting scenes of ancient Rajasthani kings is not my idea of a good time. On Sunday morning, Jodhpur’s imposing Mehrangarh Fort was crowded, …

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rajasthan Camel safari

Photo of the Week: Rajasthan Camel Safari

  In the old days, before the train and automobile arrived, Camel was the way people traveled in Rajasthan. Today, tourists can experience a similar way of traveling. Camel safaris can be organized in various places throughout Rajasthan, including Jaisalmer, in the northwest of India.   We left Jaisalmer at about 3pm, drove about 40 …

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