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The divine intervention: Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai

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Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is one of the most visited and richest temples of India. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It is located on Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is one of the iconic structures of the city. People from all around India come to visit the temple. It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai ... Read More »

The Colourful lands of Namaqualand, South Africa

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This arid region of Namibia and South Africa covers a total area of about 170,000 square miles. Split by the Orange River into Little Namaqualand and Great Namaqualand, this region is a colourful land hidden away from the rest of the world. The land of Great Namaqualand is inhabited by the Namaqua (who area a Khoikhoi people) since many centuries. ... Read More »

Stunning Beauty: Cunda Island, Turkey

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Also known as Alibey Island is a stunning beauty in the Ayvalik Islands Archipelago in Turkey. Located close to Greece in the North-eastern Aegean Sea and connected by a causeway to the mainland, the Cunda island is easily accessible to tourists. The Ayvalik Islands are a large group of 22 islands of which only Cunda and Lale Islands are inhabited. ... Read More »

See the Reclining Buddha: Wat Pho Temple, Bangkok

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We all have seen many statues and sculptures of Buddha and even today, his sayings are inspiring people all over the world. Most famous statue of Buddha is in the reclining posture and there are a lot of them around the world in temples, parks and other places. One of them and probably, the most popular statue is situated in ... Read More »

Where the Heaven meets Earth- Himalayan Foothills

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be on the foothills of Himalayas? Well, the answer to the question cane be put up in only a single word- “Heavenly”. The sub-Himalayas or the Himalayan foothills, is also known as the Shivaliks and it is considered to be one of the most beautiful foothills in the entire world. With the ... Read More »

Most Incredible Rock-Cut Temples in India

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India is famous for temples that are 100 of years old. Since historical times India is a place of rich culture and one of the perfect example of this culture is Rock-Cut architecture which is found in most parts of India. Rock- Cut architecture is a practice in which buildings or structures are carved into caves in old ages. But ... Read More »

The Glowworm Caves of New Zealand

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Breathtaking and beautiful, Waitomo caves are not like any other caves across the world. What makes them unique is that they glow! In pitch darkness, rowing over the shallow waters, when you look up, it appears as if the stars have homed on the ceiling of the caves. What makes it possible is among the rarest of creatures in world- ... Read More »

The Abu Simbel Temples of Egypt

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The two massive rock temples built by Pharaoh Ramses in 1257 BCE on the west bank of the Nile in Nubia is today popularly known as Abu Simbel. The site was sacred to Hathor of Absek even long before the time of Ramses. Before Ramses built the temples the site had two grottoes dedicated to the cult of local divinities. ... Read More »

The Ultimate Shopping Hub: Central World, Bangkok

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From dazzling temples, spectacular palaces and famous museums to floating market or posh hotels, Bangkok has it all. Bangkok started its journey just as a small trading centre and port community on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River some 200 years ago. But today, the city is upto the speed with modern times and each and every place ... Read More »

Ta Prohm: The Angkor Temple

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Ta Prohm: The Angkor Temple Ta Prohm, the ancient temple at Angkor, is in Cambodia in Siem Reap Province. This beautiful Bacon style temple was built either in the late 12th century or in the early 13th century. Originally the temple was named as “Rajavihara”. People from all over the world can reach this temple very easily. This temple is ... Read More »