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‘Rann Utsav 2012′ by K.J.S.Chatrath

Tweet Media hype creates heightened expectations which result in utter disappointment, especially if the trip being promoted is not well organised. Having seen and heard Amitabh Bachan exhorting all to visit Gujarat generally and Rann on Kutch in particular, I enrolled myself for the three night- four day trip to Rann of Kutch. The paperwork from Gujarat Tourism’s side was very prompt and I received my money receipt and...

‘Bharat Bhoomi Complex of GMVNL, Rishikesh&#...

Tweet The Garwhal Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd’s (GMVNL) Bharat Bhoomi resort is located on Haridwar-Rishikesh highway with easy access and ample parking space. The hotel is huge with some 50 plus rooms.  There are two more GMVN hotels in Rishikesh. GMVN Ganga Resort is a premium resort with excellent location and facilities but on a bit higher side of budget. The last one is GMVN Rishilok Senior citizens would find both the...

‘Yet more travel-tourism news & suggest...

Tweet   Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothashanam: Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothashanam Start date: 29-12-2012 End date: 02-01-2013 Venue: Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam, Kasaragod district, Kerala.The Theyyam festival at Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothashanam in Kasaragod district, which takes place usually in the month of December is a noted event. The typical luster and radiance associated with Theyyam can be witnessed...

‘Some travel – tourism news & suggestio...

Tweet  ‘Come November, Bollywood will be part of Maharashtra tourism map:… The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation will start guided tours to Mumbai’s Film City from November…   …Starting November, there will be two tours everyday on weekends where visitors will be taken to the Film City on a specially configuered bus…   … The area has a number of permanent props like...

‘Travel-tourism news & suggestions̵...

Tweet A popular plate in Brantome Kinnauri ‘phool’, a tradition endures– Used to decoratecaps and offered during religious occassions, the seed of Tatpalanga tree has turned into a cultural icon, writes Surekha Dhaleta, The Times of India, Chandigarh, May 26, 2012.   ‘The Ultimate Dosa’- Vidyarthi Bhawan, Gandhi Bazar Main Road, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru Ph. 26677588....

“Trek to Hemkund Sahib Part-II” by K.J...

Tweet A few days back I had put up a photo article “The Hemkund Sahib” on this website.  Here is Part II of the article.  Higher and higher with every step…    Roof of the Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib  Lakshman Temple on one side of the Lokpal lake The Lokpal lake Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara  … Text, photographs  and copyright K.J.S.Chatrath IMPORTANT: This website does not sell any hotel...