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Kailash Mansarover Yatra 2012: Though persons upto the age of 70 (as on 01.01.2012) are eleigible to apply, the Yatra is very tough and only those 50+ who are physically very fit should undertake it. The last date for applying on line is 5th March and the deadline for paper applications is 12th March, 2012. Website:

Surajkund Crafts Mela:

Konarak Dance & Music festival:

 India Surf festival:

Kala Ghoda Arts festival:

 Goa Carnival, India: February 18-21, 2012.

Festival of Nice, France: February 17-March 4, 2012.

 Madrid Carnival, Spain: 17 – 22 Feb 2012 . In the finale of the festival the ceremony of the ‘burial of the sardine’ takes place.

Rio Carnival, Brazil: February 18-21, 2012.

“Challenging Chadar trek draws domestic tourists”...involves walking on the frozen Zanskar river in Ladakh, India. Of course it may be tough for 50+ travellers.  (


 ( 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.)




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