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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...

‘Street Art Barrio 460, Buenos Aires, Argent...

Tweet Welcome to the area!    And nothing is complete without a bit of Tango! … Photos, text & copyright: K.J.S.Chatrath … IMPORTANT: This website does not sell any hotel rooms/air tickets/packages/insurance cover etc.  It is intended only for providing information to the Fifty+/younger travellers and sharing of travel experiences. The above information is being shared only for the...

‘Vive la difference!’ by K.J.S.Chatrat...

Tweet Vive la difference! An iconic entrance to one of the metro stations in Paris. (Photo K.J.S.Chatrath) France is one of the favorite destination of tourists from all over the world. I have long been an unabashed admirer of France and things French. I would definitely recommend my Fiftyplus friends to make a trip to France. I believe a return Delhi-Paris-Delhi air-ticket costs INR 39,500/- onwards at the moment. However...

‘Bewitching Buenos Aires, Argentina’ b...

Tweet Argentina is a country far, far away from India. When I applied for a tourist visa, I was pleasantly surprised to know that Argentina does not charge any visa fee for tourists from India! Bravo Argentina. The flight I took was long –  Delhi to Paris 8-9 hours and then Paris to Buenos Aires (BA) 15 hours- these were the actual flying hours, not counting boarding/waiting/queuing etc. Once the flight landed in...

‘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...