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‘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:...

‘Rail Museum, Mysore, Part-I’ by K.J.S...

Tweet I have for long been an ardent admirer of  the Indian Railways. The way it brings the country together, physically, culturally and emotionally is absolutely amazing. Even now I travel over 5,000 kms by rail every year. During my visit to South two months back I had the occasion to see another nice side of the Indian Railways -a respect for its heritage. I had a little brush with its past through the Railway Museum,...

“The Balasore Connection” by Dr. Rabin...

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‘A salute to Indian food’ by K.J.S.Cha...

Tweet I was taking a slow walk in one of the streets of Mysore recently. I saw a good deal of activity in a small shop. The signboard told it all. It was a snacks/coffee shop called ‘Dosa Point’. I made my way inside the tiny interior where one had to stand and eat. First I saw the price list whichd was prominently displayed. Everthing seemed good. Right in front was a tray full of fresh inviting...

‘The lesser known Aurangabad’ by K.J.S...

Tweet Any mention of Aurangabad immediately conjures up the visions of Ajanta and Ellora frescoes and sculptures. I asked a very knowledgeable person, who has visited almost every country in the world, to suggest the most fascinating place he had been to. He replied at once that without hesitation it is the duo of Ajanta and Ellora caves. Taking his advice I went to visit these and found them to be really amazing. However I...

‘Ms. Anne Morddel reviews the book ‘In...

Tweet I am happy to share with you that my book “The Last Post: Inscriptions on French graves in India” has been reviewd in “The French Geneology Blog” by Ms. Anne Morddel (http://french-genealogy.typepad.com/genealogie/2012/04/french-graves-in-india.html). I am reproducing the review below, with the kind permission of Ms. Mordell. …..     …..   “French Graves in...