Vaishno Devi pilgrimage: The Goddess beckons

One of the most important pilgrimage for Hindus, is a visit to the shrine of the Goddess, Vaishnavi, in Jammu. Devotees throng this temple to ask the Goddess for some favour or to thank her for a bountiful life. Although the climb to the abode of the Goddess is not very easy, all age groups are seen walking those miles into the mountain. While there are many devotees who visit the shrine once every year, there are some who trek those 13.5 Kms every month, to seek her blessings.

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Namastey London

One of the World’s most visited cities, London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, has always fascinated visitors, probably because of Queen Elizabeth II, the current and longest-reigning Monarch. The world’s cultural capital has many historical places to see and most can be accessed by ‘The London Underground’ which is the oldest railway network in the world.

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Two-day Jaipur trip: 16th century historical adventure

The historical city and capital of Rajasthan, is a delightful place to visit during a weekend in winters. Many tourists combine it with a tour of New Delhi and Agra, as a part of ‘India’s Golden Triangle’. Home to one of the most beautiful woman in the world, Maharani Gayatri Devi, Jaipur boasts of many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, like, Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar.

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Mystical Leh Ladakh: Its palace and monasteries

There are many countries that practice Buddhism and many monasteries that are built for monks but if you want to see some the world famous ancient monasteries standing proudly in a rugged and inaccessible terrain, Ladhak is a place to visit. The scenic drive to these colourful and architectural marvels situated on hill tops will get your senses reeling and make you feel light headed in the thin air at that altitude and you will wonder how these ascetics live here for months.

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