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“Cuzco, Peru, Part-II” by K.J.S.Chatra...

Tweet  The best selling soft drink in that area- sweet with a nice bubble gum...

‘Travel tips/info for Fiftyplustravellers...

Tweet A glorious view from Greenland. AdvantAge Card for senior citizens; http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/travel/advantage-card-for-senior-citizens/article4481753.ece Tips from a travel expert: Seniors, make the most of your travels; Http://www.fwdailynews.com/blogs/fwdailynews/tips-from-a-travel-expert-seniors-make-the-most-of/article_7780112c-7607-11e2-9259-0019bb30f31a.html Romancing Nubra valley by Ashis...

‘Remembering the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh...

Tweet  Today it is 13th April the Baisakhi day, in 2013. That day too it was 13th April the  Baisakhi day in 1919. The place was Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. There is a board in the Jallianwala Bagh which briefly but succintly describes the sad history of the massacre of unarmed Indians by the British rulers on April 13, 1919: “Jallianwala Bagh massacre involved the killing of hundreds of unarmed, defenseless Indians by...

“Iceland’s President travels to India”...

Tweet I just read that the President of Iceland His Excellency Dr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson is visiting India on an official visit. He was conferred Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding for 2007. This is his second visit to India- the first one was in 2003. Let us welcome His Excellency the President by reproducing one of the articles on my visit to Iceland which I wrote a few months back. I am also giving...

‘A visit to the State Museum, Lucknow, India...

Tweet The State Museum, Lucknow houses a large collection of arte-facts and memorabilia and is located in Banarasi Bagh near Hazratganj. Besides others, it has impressive  numismatic, handicrafts, natural history, and ethnographic sections. A rather unusual statue of Lord Shiva. 5th century A.D. Lakhneswar Deeh, Balia. Another uncommon statue depicting Lord Shiva as a Maha Yogi, 5th century A.D. This statue from the Gupta...

‘Travel & tourism snippets’ by K....

Tweet A view from the Bara Imambara, Lucknow- Hangar No.7 at Salzburg airport in Austria is a museum, dinning place, art gallery and a concert venue. So next time that you are at the Salzburg airport, do take a look. But do keep in mind that it is a good 15 minutes walk from the main terminal! travel helps senior citizens live longer lives believes  geriatrician and author Dr. David Lipschitz:...