Posts Tagged ‘india’
Goa is India’s smallest State by area but also one of the most charming. It’s a former Portuguese province that was annexed by India in 1961 so here, visiting nice town and old-world churches, you can still breathe a melancholic atmosphere, a kind of Portuguese saudade. But there are also other faces of Goa: the
Wild elephants, giant squirrels, sambar deer, and monkeys are among the menagerie you can encounter when exploring the parks and wildlife sanctuaries of India’s southernmost state. There is a commotion on the road about 20 kilometres from the town of Munnar in the Indian state of Kerala. Cars are parked along a bend overlooking a
Visitors to the Indian capital welcome some peace at the end of a frazzling day. We choose three favourites of Delhi accommodation. Luxury and indulgence The Taj Mahal Hotel is a favourite luxury retreat at the heart of the mayhem. Towering above the broad and leafy avenues of New Delhi, the hotel offers sumptuous rooms,
On the south-east coast of India, the unique melting pot of Pondicherry combines French colonial history with an Indian interest in all things spiritual. It’s sunrise on the Promenade at Pondicherry and the fishing boats are chugging back to shore through a carpet of orange-tinted sea. Behind the statue of Gandhi opposite the old lighthouse
It was time to celebrate with our Flight of Fantasy crew. The happening was planned so that the kids could see their dance video on a projector and get the feeling of being seen on the big screen. I was in Helsinki eagerly waiting to hear how it was there in Saki Naka. I asked
Where ever you are, near of far, this is with love to all of you. Bollywood greetings from our mini crew in India! PS. Read or watch how the whole project started and took place!
This is the Saki Naka Pipeline in Mumbai. You won’t find it in the “what to do” section of your travel guide, but it would be right at home in the “what to feel” section. I am standing outside the frame of the photograph with my friend Manish Gawde. Next to us is Ashley Pereira,
In a small impoverished village in the Indian countryside, the ladies are wrapping themselves in blankets to keep out the evening chill. The village, in the eastern state of Odisha, is home to a community of Dalits, or to give them their less savory name, Untouchables, on the lowest rung of the caste ladder. The
If you’re reading this under the chilly skies of the northern European winter, I apologize. There is no way I can avoid sounding smug, but I am sitting on the balcony of a converted ‘haveli’ mansion in Jaipur, India, with bougainvillea soaked in sunshine and parakeets flapping through the trees. Not far away from the
Today is the Republic Day of India and we were extremely happy to Bolly through the woods to send you our greeting with respect and joy to spend this special day with you all over India!