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‘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...

‘Travel & tourism suggestions for Fifty...

Tweet An old American car in Havana. Foreign travel packages for Fiftyplus travelers: SOTC-KUONI: Travel house SOTC with Kuoni  is  starting foreign travel package trips exclusively for Fiftyplus citizens. For more information see their website: http://www.sotc.in/; email holidays@sotc.in. Kesari Travels:  Kesari Travels is also offering six foreign package trips for Fiftyplus. See details at...

‘Historic General Post Office Building, Luck...

Tweet When I visited Lucknow about a fortnight back, a visit to the General Post Office there was not on my list of places to be seen.  One morning I was moving towards the Lucknow State Museum, when the cycle rickshaw by which I was traveling was stopped by the police as there was some demonstration on the road ahead. Leave the rickshaw and walk down to the place, advised the police officer on duty. I took the proverbial...

‘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...