RSSArchive for August, 2011

Pangong – The Ladakh way of Getting Amazed

Pangong – The Ladakh way of Getting Amazed

Ever wanted to be amazed in excitement or in travel? Destination India gives you this and more. Feel amazingly dizzy at great heights and with heights of adventure. As high as 14,000 and above feet you can reach a place which is partly in Tibet and partly in India. This scenic extravaganza is a must visit for those who seek to be amazed in their destinations and get sucked into their own plans. Ladakh – The land of quiet beauty and silent charm is also the land of the Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake, which lies in the stretch of Himalayan ranges and is an endorheic lake. Ladakhan charm exudes out of the lake as the saline waters of the lake are seen to completely freeze during winter. Situated in Ladakh, this lake is gaining a lot of importance internationally as this region is being found  [...]

Mini Touring with Maxi Benefits – An Indian Extravaganza

Mini Touring with Maxi Benefits – An Indian Extravaganza

Have you ever been laden with a long weekend and then realize that it has gone by and you never exploited it to your benefit? If you say yes to the question, then get exited to know about mini destinations. When we talk about mini tours, then the Golden Triangle Tour in India is the first that comes to mind. The five day Golden Triangle tour gives you the best yet does not eat up into your time. Beginning at Delhi where the tour representative takes you to the hotel.  Delhi was at strategic advantage in the past and the present. On the second day, you would head towards Jaipur which is around 562km from Delhi and is a five hour drive. Before that a tour of the capital of India is completed where we can see the Humayun’s tomb, Qutub Minar which is the tallest amongst the brick minarets,  [...]

Khajuraho – Where Sculptures come alive

Khajuraho – Where Sculptures come alive

If India is a land of villages, then Khajuraho is a land of art and culture. Situated in the Chatarpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh in Central India, this small little hamlet has become a major tourist haunt due to its intricately carved temples. Across the world, tourists rave about the charm and grandeur exuded by the sculptures here. Known for the exquisitely carved architectural style, the way human sexuality has been depicted here has to be seen to be believed. Thus it is not a surprise that it tops the list of tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh and the Khajuraho Dance Festival is another occasion to reckon with. Held in the months of February and March, the venue is the open air auditorium here which is also adjacent to the temple of the Sun God and the temple of the Indian  [...]

The Watery Lifeline – Water Conservation

The Watery Lifeline – Water Conservation

H plus 2 plus O is H20. Wish it were that simple. It is not as simple as mixing 2 atoms of hydrogen and 1 atom of oxygen and voila we have water. No. This simple chemical formula is an intrigue for all of us who are a part of Planet Earth. Today water is the need of the hour and thus water conservation is a must. Let us get to know how we could save wastage of water. In our gardens we have the system of sprinklers. If we use it such that only the lawns are watered and the water does not splash on the outer boundaries it is a good water conservation tip. Besides it is better to do this in the early mornings or late evenings when the evaporation is less. Drip irrigation is a good way of saving water while watering big shrubs and huge trees. When we rinse the fruits and vegetables  [...]

Katikies Hotel, Greece

Katikies Hotel, Greece

The romantic settings, the warm ambience and the impeccable hospitality at Katikies Hotel makes it a desirable destination of every leisure traveler and honeymoon couple. Surrounded by the beautiful Cyclades Islands, Katikies Hotel epitomizes serenity and inspires every traveler to indulge in bliss, luxury and rejuvenation.  Situated in the heart of Oia Santorini, Greece, Katikies Hotel features premium rooms, suites, delightful restaurants, infinity swimming pool, indoor Jacuzzi, library, high speed internet accessibility, massage parlors, wedding planning and recreation. Overlooking the scenic Caldera cliffs, Katikies Hotel is a luxurious and serene hotel, far from the crazy hustle and bustle of the city. If you are looking forward to spend a holiday in Oia Santorini, Greece, then do halt  [...]