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5 Amazing Things to Do in Munnar

19 September 2021 India No comments

Munnar

Defined by its lush tea plantations, misty hills, gushing streams, cascading waterfalls and salubrious weather, Munnar is a picture-perfect hill station in the Kerala state of India. It draws not only domestic tourists but hordes of international holidaymakers as well, who come for a respite from the scorching South Indian heat and to feast their eyes on natural bounties. The best part of Munnar are the umpteen things to do that keep travelers engaged. Have a look at the best activities you can partake in on a Munnar tour.

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Cultural differences between gambling in the East vs the West.

8 September 2020 China, India, Japan No comments

Macao

With over half of the world’s population residing in Asia it comes as no surprise that a large proportion of people in the East enjoy gambling on a regular basis, whether that be socially amongst friends, within a physical casino, at a race course, pachinko hall or even online.

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Goa, the Indian seaside paradise

18 March 2019 India 2 comments

48. Old Goa

Historic churches, Catholic relics, azulejos, crosses at the corners of the road … could it be Europe? Could it be Latin America? Well, you will find these images on the Asian continent, as well … it is Goa, a small part of Portugal transplanted thousands of miles off the Lusitanian shore, in India!

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Mumbai Escape at Ramada Powai Hotel

4 November 2017 India 1 comment

01. Mumbai - Gate of India (Copy)

Mumbai is one of the most interesting cities of the billion+ nation of India. It does not have the imperial history of Delhi, it does not have the princely elegance of Jaipur or Udaipur, it does not have the holly spirit of Varanasi and you cannot find any monument which can rival Taj Mahal of Agra. However, it is  the place where you will feel the colonial English impact which crafted the contemporary India, you can discover the amazing mix of the subcontinent’s cultures and European one, you can enjoy some of the finest gastronomies of East and West and you can feel the vibe of the most vibrant and forward looking metropolis of this country big as an continent – India. And in order to fully savour Mumbai you should stay in one of the city’s luxury retreats like Ramada Powai.

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Adventures in Varanasi – Episode 2

21 December 2012 India No comments

Varanasi

Varanasi, the shores of the Ganges, 6:00 o’clock in the morning.

Lonely Planet says that one of the best experiences in India is to see the sunrise over the Ganges in Varanasi. So we stumble into an Ambassador early in the morning towards the Ganges. With us, some Czech people. We reach the shores of the Ganges. It is dark and you could cut the fog with a knife. In the waters, the morning faithful get purified of their sins, but probably get full of dirt. We climb a boat and a girl sells some offerings – a candle in a palm leaf. We have to set it free on the Ganges. We buy, we light the candle and we let it flow on the Ganges….Karma reaches new records. Unfortunately the sun isn’t…The fog gets thicker and thicker. We take a stroll next to the Ganges and I remember the Greek Styx legend where the boatman Charon carries the souls of the dead by a boat over the foggy river to the dead world. This is how I am feeling now…From time to time, like in Harry Potter, a boat that is full of tourists appears out of the fog and disappears a few meters ahead. We are told not to take pictures of the cremating ghats. Who sees them? Oh well, the sun was supposed to rise a while ago, the stroll on the Ganges is over…. Karma isn’t that good.  read more…

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