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→  June 5, 2012

On 12th of May 2012 Vladivostok celebrated Indian Summer – an annual cultural festival organized by Consulate General of India in Vladivostok. Celebration started with a fair, where community of local merchants and traders exhibited Indian goods ranging from colorful textiles to rare remedies. Visitors were offered traditional Indian masala tea with sweets. Practitioners of […]

→  April 3, 2012

The BScene music festival over the weekend of 23 (Friday) and 24 (Saturday) March 2012 transformed Basel’s nightlife as the city’s clubs were taken over by various better as well as lesser known musicians. Denizens and visitors of Basel could buy one or two day passes and spend the evenings trotting from one venue to […]

→  March 7, 2012

Aarhus, a university town of 250,000 inhabitants and the second largest city in Denmark after Copenhagen, slowly morphs from red to orange to yellow. The buildings deepen to green and then dark blue. As I walk around the rainbow panorama on top of the ARoS Aarhus art museum I can see the whole city through […]

→  March 3, 2012

The famous Carnival of Basel in Switzerland, which is also simply known as Fasnacht, has a parade on the very same Monday as the Morgestraich, traditionally beginning at 1:30 pm. An additional parade takes place on the following Wednesday, which is the last day of the carnival. The parade is often referred to as Cortège […]

→  February 28, 2012

The carnival or Fasnacht of Basel in Switzerland starts on a Monday morning (after Ash Wednesday) with the Morgestraich. With the word Morgestraich, the Swiss locals mean the spectacular morning parade that marks the beginning of their carnival. At exactly 4:00 am, all the lights in the city of Basel are turned off and the […]

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Covering miles on foot to reach to their destination – younger lot escorting the old grannies and grandpa’s, carrying their luggage, and in places you can see them taking a nap under shady trees which are rarely found in this month of May and June, where sun is in his mightiest spirit in the state […]

→  June 12, 2010

Temples, big and small, all enjoy the respect and attention here in India. They are the extravagant affair and becoming kind of a brand ambassador. The sentiments and the emotional quotient for the Temples in India, is all time high, and Kerala, a land forming the coast for Arabian Sea, with wonderful beaches and the […]

→  June 12, 2010

The gorgeous beauties pose for a perfect picture standing lush, tall and all colorful; they sway along with the calm cool breeze, which seems to be friends to them, and then the clean meadows and the pebbled path. This is the Valley of Flowers, a niche in the mountains; a dwelling place where untouched view […]

→  May 24, 2010

 Folklore goes like this – Goddess Parvati shaped Lord Ganesha out of the sandalwood dough, which she used for her bath and breathed life into him and called it her son. Now that very day she asked him to guard at the door she went to have her bath. When goddess Parvati’s husband, Shiva came […]