Travel and Tourism

Fishing village goes plastic free
Muhamma cloth bags replaces plastic bags, sets an example for sustainable tourism. arathi posted 3 years 6 months ago
Plastic collected from the Vembanad lake.
The sea mouths crisis
The opening of sea mouths in the Chilika is increasing the salinity of the lake, affecting the fish population and the livelihood of the fishing communities. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 10 months ago
A view of the Chilika in the evening.
Saving the Ganga, one step at a time
A walk along the Ganga is all it takes to get a better perspective on the river and its deteriorating ecosystem. Here’s an attempt at it. makarandpurohit posted 3 years 11 months ago
Siddharth Agarwal (Photo credit-Siddharth Agarwal)
Twin lakes of Bhoj
The lakes of Bhoj wetland that are home to many bird species and provide water to the local residents are now polluted and need urgent attention from the government. makarandpurohit posted 4 years ago
Raja Bhoj statue at the upper lake.
Where the holy rivers meet
Millions of devotees travel to the Mahamaham tank every 12 years to wash away their sins in the holy rivers believed to converge in the tank. sabitakaushal posted 4 years 3 months ago
Once every 12 years, pilgrims take a dip in the sacred tank where the holy rivers are believed to converge during the Mahamaham festival.
At Simhastha, govt fishes in Kshipra’s troubled waters
The state machinery’s face-saving measures during Simhastha saw Kshipra river carrying more muck in her than ever. While the river yearns for revival, the government seems keen on interlinking rivers. makarandpurohit posted 4 years 5 months ago
Kshipra before Shahi Snan
Blessed waters of Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah baoli
A 700-year-old stepwell, built by a 14th century mystic, is reputed to have miraculous powers. It is no surprise then that it attracts thousands of devotees even today. sabitakaushal posted 4 years 6 months ago
Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah 'baoli': An inherent part of a greater spiritual experience
Palace named after monsoon in Rajasthan
The Deeg palace, also known as 'Jal Mahal' for its extensive water designs which mimic the clouds and rains, is a must visit. Manu Moudgil posted 4 years 7 months ago
Deeg Palace is known for its fountains which are run twice a year.
The abandoned waters of the Red Fort 'baoli'
A unique 'baoli' older than the fort itself where two staircases from two sides meet at a central pool, lies locked up and inaccessible even to visitors. sabitakaushal posted 4 years 8 months ago
Red Fort: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, hides an unusual L shaped 'baoli' in its midst.
Lounging by Laknavaram Cheruvu in Telangana
Tucked away in the middle of picturesque paddy fields and the rolling hills of Govindaraopet, Laknavaram cheruvu is the perfect spot for a idyllic weekend getaway. seetha@indiawa… posted 4 years 11 months ago
Laknavaram Cheruvu in Warangal, Telangana